Where to buy Jim Smith's Blue Mts book?

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John W

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Jun 24, 2003, 2:36:32 AM6/24/03
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Does anyone know where I can buy the (out of print) book by Jim Smith,
titled "How to See the Blue Mountains"?

New or second hand, doesn't matter.

Kind regards,
John W

David Springthorpe

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Jun 24, 2003, 9:02:30 PM6/24/03
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Is contacting him directly one possibe option (I don't have details handy).....?

DS

Mylorace

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Jun 25, 2003, 3:35:48 AM6/25/03
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>Does anyone know where I can buy the (out of print) book by Jim Smith,

Try writing to him -
c/ Second Back Row Press P/L PO box 43 Leura NSW
2781
It is by far the best book on the Mountains and required reading, even if , as
I suspect he is a sometime DV wearer.
Mylo.

John W

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Jun 25, 2003, 8:34:31 PM6/25/03
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mylo...@aol.com (Mylorace) wrote in message news:<20030625033548...@mb-m20.aol.com>...

Thanks to everyone who replied for their ideas, I finally tracked down
a used copy. I did contact Blue Mtns Conservation Society assuming
they had links with Jim Smith, but they advised the books are now
extremely hard to find. Megalong Books in Leura gave the same advice
and Eastwood Camping no longer have it. NPWS at Blackheath recently
gave a similar response and also something along the lines that J.S.
did not have the time to do a re-print.

But yesterday I managed to order a 2nd hand copy from Serendipity
Books in Leederville WA (Perth), for the princely sum of $9 plus
postage. Should have been obvious I guess, WA is the first place I
should have thought to try when searching for a book on the Blue
Mountains!

They appear to specialise in antiquarian and 2nd hand books and you
can search their stock online, so might be worth a try if anyone is
looking for something obscure or no longer available.

Kind regards,
John W


http://members.iinet.net.au/~serendip/

Serendipity Books
Ilonka and David McGill
Antiquarian Booksellers
PO Box 340
Nedlands WA 6909
Australia

Shop Address:

256-258 Railway Parade, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007.
Telephone + (61 8) 9382 2246. Facsimile + (61 8) 9388 2728.

Joseph Mack

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Jun 27, 2003, 7:42:08 PM6/27/03
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John W wrote:
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> mylo...@aol.com (Mylorace) wrote in message news:<20030625033548...@mb-m20.aol.com>...
> > >Does anyone know where I can buy the (out of print) book by Jim Smith,

> > It is by far the best book on the Mountains and required reading, even if , as
> > I suspect he is a sometime DV wearer.

for those of us who don't know anything about the book, is it
bushwalking,
history....?

Thanks Joe
--
Joseph Mack, NA3T, FM05lw EME(B,D)
mailto:jm...@wm7d.net
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Ken

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Jun 27, 2003, 10:42:04 PM6/27/03
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In article <3EFCD650...@wm7d.net>, Joseph Mack <jm...@wm7d.net>
wrote:

> for those of us who don't know anything about the book, is it
> bushwalking,
> history....?
>

Describes nearly 200 (some are combinations of others) walks with rough
maps. Probably includes every track walk ever constructed in the Blue
Mountains. Includes some interesting things like finding Red-Ledge Pass
from the top (but not from below).

carri...@gmail.com

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Jul 1, 2020, 12:57:23 AM7/1/20
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Hi John W

I have one for sale on eBay please feel free to have a look.... here is the link to the item.
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/283929843243

Kind Regards
Carrie Parker
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