Books

Aspects' prides itself on having Perth's best selection of gardening books, from Australian native flora through to garden design and propagation. Our selection also includes a wide range of books on travel, art and design, natural and cultural history, cooking, and Australian and children’s literature.
Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition

Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition

Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd editionFully Revised and Expanded, A Travel Guide to Indig...

Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd editionFully Revised and Expanded, A Travel Guide to Indigenous AustraliaMarcia Langton The second edition of this landmark travel guide, written by one of this country's most highly respected First Nations voices. 'Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition' is the essential follow-up to Australia’s landmark travel guide to Indigenous Australia, Welcome to Country. In this extensively updated edition, Marcia Langton offers a full range of Indigenous...

$50.00

The Bush Birds The Bush Birds

The Bush Birds

The Bush Birds, written and illustrated by Bridget Farmer, consists of twelve riddles for readers...

The Bush Birds, written and illustrated by Bridget Farmer, consists of twelve riddles for readers to guess which Australian native bird, commonly found in open forests or woodlands, is being depicted. Lift the hidden flap on each double page to find out the answer. These birds are maybe a bit less well known than the twelve birds in Bridget's first book, 'Kookaburra Kookaburra'. But she hope that by interacting with the riddles and illustrations readers will soon familiarise themselves with t...

$29.95

Balgo: Creating Country

Balgo: Creating Country

Balgo: Creating CountryJohn Carty 'In the early days we did painting. Cultural way. For ourselves...

Balgo: Creating CountryJohn Carty 'In the early days we did painting. Cultural way. For ourselves. Then on the mission Sister Alice was working with the young men and women, like Gracie Green and Matthew Gill. We did a lot of landscapes at the start. Then after that people did a lot of paintings for the church. Then we decided we gotta do our own painting now. About ngurra and tjukurrpa. Ngurra are the places we came from, our Country. We came to the mission from Kiwirrkurra, from Canning Sto...

$89.95

Symbols of Australia

Symbols of Australia

Symbols of Australia: Imagining a NationMelissa Harper and Richard White But what do they actuall...

Symbols of Australia: Imagining a NationMelissa Harper and Richard White But what do they actually mean? Where do they come from?Why are some symbols so hotly contested?Does Australia have more than its fair share? 'Symbols of Australia' offers illuminating and unexpected insights into the symbols that surround us: from Uluru to the Australian flag, the rainbow serpent to Holden cars, the democracy sausage to the Great Barrier Reef. Entertaining, provocative, informative, and often surprising...

$39.95

Devotion

Devotion

DevotionHannah Kent The much-anticipated third novel after 'Burial Rites' and 'The Good People' f...

DevotionHannah Kent The much-anticipated third novel after 'Burial Rites' and 'The Good People' from award-winning author Hannah Kent. Prussia, 1836Hanne Nussbaum is a child of nature - she would rather run wild in the forest than conform to the limitations of womanhood. In her village of Kay, Hanne is friendless and considered an oddity . . . until she meets Thea. Ocean, 1838The Nussbaums are Old Lutherans, bound by God's law and at odds with their King's order for reform. Forced to flee rel...

$32.95

Leaf Supply Deck of Plants Leaf Supply Deck of Plants

Leaf Supply Deck of Plants

Leaf Supply Deck of Plants: 50 Indoor Plant ProfilesLauren Camilleri Houseplants have the power t...

Leaf Supply Deck of Plants: 50 Indoor Plant ProfilesLauren Camilleri Houseplants have the power to transform any room, and this handy deck of cards will help you select the perfect plant pal for your chosen space. From light-loving foliage to those that prefer a shadier spot, Leaf Supply’s curated indoor greenery guide is the perfect reference for any plant lover, from novice to budding expert. Features 50 foliage plant profiles Easy-to-follow care information Simple guides for light, wat...

$29.95

Love Stories

Love Stories

Love StoriesUplifting True Stories about Love from the Internationally Bestselling Author of 'Boy...

Love StoriesUplifting True Stories about Love from the Internationally Bestselling Author of 'Boy Swallows Universe'Trent Dalton Trent Dalton, Australia's best-loved writer, goes out into the world and asks a simple, direct question: 'Can you please tell me a love story?' A blind man yearns to see the face of his wife of thirty years. A divorced mother has a secret love affair with a priest. A geologist discovers a three-minute video recorded by his wife before she died. A tree lopper's heart...

$32.95

Growing Eremophila

Growing Eremophila

Growing EremophilaRussell Wait, with Christine Huf, Cathy Powers and Jenny West Eremophila is a g...

Growing EremophilaRussell Wait, with Christine Huf, Cathy Powers and Jenny West Eremophila is a genus of Australian plants with more than 300 species. Many are stunningly beautiful but have not readily been available to gardeners until recently. This book is a comprehensive guide to the current Eremophila in cultivation. Russell Wait has travelled extensively throughout Australia observing Eremophila in their natural habitat. He has applied his knowledge to the cultivation of eremophila in ga...

$99.95

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its Glory

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its Glory

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its GloryEdward Jack Watson Ned Watson's stories of life on Rottnest at...

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its GloryEdward Jack Watson Ned Watson's stories of life on Rottnest at the closing of the decades of the 19th century make fascinating reading. He was there during some of the island's tragic and colourful periods. No one alive could write with such authority or such understanding of the human suffering and triumphs of this period. The ghost stories and lighter side of island life are also entertainingly recorded. This well-illustrated book will be read again and ag...

$23.95

Life at the Edge Life at the Edge

Life at the Edge

Life at the Edge: Why Australians Love the WaterEdited by Jo Turner Capturing that often inexplic...

Life at the Edge: Why Australians Love the WaterEdited by Jo Turner Capturing that often inexplicable feeling of being in, near and around water, this book is a photographic celebration of Australian coastlines, rivers and waterways. Water features prominently in the collective memory and national identity of Australia. From long summers spent building sandcastles and learning to swim, to the sheer immensity and wild beauty of cliffs and dark oceans, our status as an island nation is inescapa...

$59.95

Gum: The Story of Eucalyptus

Gum: The Story of Eucalyptus

Gum:The story of eucalypts and their championsAshley Hay No matter where you look in Australia, y...

Gum:The story of eucalypts and their championsAshley Hay No matter where you look in Australia, you’re more than likely to see a eucalyptus tree. Scrawny or majestic, smooth as pearl or rough as guts, they have defined a continent for millennia, and shaped the possibilities and imaginations of those who live among them.  Australia’s First Nations have long knowledge of the characters and abilities of the eucalypts. And as part of the disruption wrought by colonial Australia, botanists battled...

$29.95

Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future FarmingBruce Pascoe and William Leonard Gammage, edited by Margo Nea...

Country: Future Fire, Future FarmingBruce Pascoe and William Leonard Gammage, edited by Margo Neale What do you need to know to prosper as a people for at least 65,000 years? The First Knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians. For millennia, Indigenous Australians harvested this continent in ways that can offer contemporary environmental and economic solutions. Bill Gammage and Bruce Pascoe demonstrate how Aboriginal people cul...

$21.95