East Avenue Books

Quality books at bargain prices


We stock a number of rare and hard-to-find titles. We have possibly the largest range of Penguin books in Adelaide and numerous first edition and signed books. We have a great range of literature and books to suit all tastes and requirements. We also have an extensive range of the highly collectable ‘Biggles’ titles and other books by Captain W.E. Johns.

Listed below is a small sample of some of our sought-after collectibles.
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First editions

Australia, Frank Fox, $100
Biggles Goes Alone, W.E. Johns, $170
Biggles in Africa, W.E. Johns, $240
Boney and the Mouse, Arthur Upfield, $125
Child’s Play, David Malouf, $55
Cricket for Beginners, J.B. Hobbs, $100
Death of a Lady’s Man, Leonard Cohen, $115
Dr No, Ian Fleming, $850
Eucalyptus, Murray Bail, $65
Fly Away Peter, David Malouf, $75
In the Winter Dark, Tim Winton, $110
Johnno, David Malouf, $150
Livingstone’s Missionary Travels in South Africa, $450
Modesty Blaise, Peter O’Donnell, $50
Shantaram, Gregory D. Roberts, $160
The Solid Mandala, Patrick White, $60
The Well, Elizabeth Jolley, $60
Ian Fleming, $1,100
War Crimes, Peter Carey, $160
Signed first editions

Breath, Tim Winton, $400 (limited edition)
Cosmo Cosmolino, Helen Garner, $40
Dirt Music, Tim Winton, $110
Fingersmith, Sarah Waters, $70
Honour and Other People’s Children
, Helen Garner, $65
Isabelle the Navigator, Luke Davies, $40
Remembering Babylon, David Malouf, $75
The Riders, Tim Winton, $60
The Road Home, Rose Tremain, $30