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1 AUSTRALIANS FROM EVERYWHERE Rogues, Misfits and Adventurers Who Formed a New Society
Sydney Bay Books circa 1986 0858359154 / 9780858359154 Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good+ in Very Good + Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 280 pages ID248649 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Exploring the Mysterious South. The tales of the men who sought new lands and fortune in the Pacific's uncharted territories.
Sydney Bay Books No Date 085835912x / 9780858359123 Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 280 pages Deals mostly with the exploration of Australia. Chapters written by Valmai Phillips, Patricia Coburn & Ann Howard ID231250 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Charles Davis 150 Years, Alexander, Alison
3 Alexander, Alison Charles Davis 150 Years
Melbourne Harris Scarfe Holdings 1998 0646361562 / 9780646361567 Limited Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Colour and black & white photographs & illustrations throughout. Copy number 999 of 2000. 253 pages The story of the hardware business, founded by Charles Davis [a convict transported to Australia in the mid 19th century], and how it grew from its Tasmanian beginnings into an Australia-wide chain of department stores. ID190463 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Men and Manners in Australia. Being a Social and Economic Sketch History, Allan, J.Alex.
4 Allan, J.Alex. Men and Manners in Australia. Being a Social and Economic Sketch History
Melbourne F.W. Cheshire 1945 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red leatherette boards are a little rubbed at spine ends and there is some mild offset to free endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 176 pages ID275062 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Museums Australia Journal Volumes 2-3 1991-1992, Anderson, Margaret [Edited by]
5 Anderson, Margaret [Edited by] Museums Australia Journal Volumes 2-3 1991-1992
Melbourne Melbourne Museums Association of Australia 1993 1st thus Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. 247 pages Includes a variety of papers organised under the following headings: Cultural Policy; New Directions in Museums; History and Museums; Material Culture Research; Research Notes; Reviews. ID224136 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Australian and China.  The Ambiguous Relationship, Andrews, EM
6 Andrews, EM Australian and China. The Ambiguous Relationship
Brunswick, Victoria Melbourne University Press 1985 0522842968 / 9780522842968 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ spine is sunned & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some underlining/highlighting to text(pencil) Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 312 pages This is the first book to assemble the entire history of relations between Australia and China as seen from Australian shores. ID296008 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Annear, Robyn The Man Who Lost Himself: The Unbelievable Story of the Tichborne Claimant
London Robinson 2003 1841197998 / 9781841197999 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 430 pages ID271123 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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The Europeans in Australia A History Volume 1 The Beginning, Atkinson, Alan
8 Atkinson, Alan The Europeans in Australia A History Volume 1 The Beginning
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1997 019553641X / 9780195536416 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations & maps. Uncommon in hardback. 429 pages Volume 1 of a three volume set. ID291188 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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9 Atkinson, Ann (Editor) Footnote People in Australian History
Sydney The Fairfax Library 1987 0949707120 / 9780949707123 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 240 pages ID242997 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Australian Education 1788-1900 Church, State and Public Education in Colonial Australia, Austin, A.G.
10 Austin, A.G. Australian Education 1788-1900 Church, State and Public Education in Colonial Australia
Melbourne Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd 1961 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a little discoloured & now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Letter to previous owner from author & owners reply pasted to preliminary pages. Some small ink annotations by previous owner to pages 41, 118, 198, 230, 231, 232 & 233. Folding map to rear. x, 282 pages The process of the evolution of a formal system of education in colonial Australia. ID255296 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Select Documents Australian Education 1788-1900, Austin, A.G.
11 Austin, A.G. Select Documents Australian Education 1788-1900
Melbourne Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd 1963 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a little discoloured & now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Letter to previous owner from author pinned to rear endpaper. 278 pages The process of the evolution of a formal system of education in colonial Australia. ID293986 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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That Better Country. The Religious Aspect of Life in Eastern Australia, 1835-1850, Barrett, John
12 Barrett, John That Better Country. The Religious Aspect of Life in Eastern Australia, 1835-1850
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 213 pages ID92232 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Australian Pioneers and Reminiscences 1849-1894, Bartley, Nehemiah
13 Bartley, Nehemiah Australian Pioneers and Reminiscences 1849-1894
Sydney John Ferguson 1978[1896] 0909134111 / 9780909134112 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine is a little sunned but still clear & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 424 pages Bartley was a colonial rover and speculator. Born in England he joined relatives in Tasmania in 1849 at the age of nineteen. Wanderlust led him to California then back to Victoria and Sydney - and finally to the goldfields. In 1854, his uncle Edward Tooth of Tooth's Brewery, encournaged him to go north to open agencies and he travelled extensively in Queensland. ID293608 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of Australian History, Bassett, Jan
14 Bassett, Jan The Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of Australian History
Oxford Oxford University Press 1996 0195540832 / 9780195540833 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 304pages ID296248 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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'A passion for exploring new countries'. Matthew Flinders & George Bass, Bastian, Josephine
15 Bastian, Josephine 'A passion for exploring new countries'. Matthew Flinders & George Bass
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2016 1925333728 / 9781925333725 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Black and white maps. 301 pages Flinders wanted to be an explorer 'second only to Cook', Bass a naturalist, another Sir Joseph Banks, and a rich Sydney trader. For eight years these two pursued their destiny. Their voyages changed the map of Australia, and Flinders gave it its name. They were ready for even greater ventures. Their incredible story is all true – everything in it did happen. This book is historically rigorous, yet its protagonists' fascinating and contrasting characters, the powerful background of the Napoleonic War, and the extraordinary events of their lives make it as gripping as any novel. ID292096 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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Miss Australia : A Retrospective 1908 - 2000, Beard, Katherine
16 Beard, Katherine Miss Australia : A Retrospective 1908 - 2000
Hindmarsh Crawford House Publishing 2001 186333193X / 9781863331937 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected ina purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. xiii, 251pp ID293550 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Fellowship of Three: The Lives and Association of John Hunter [1728-1793] ; James Cook [1728-1779]; and Joseph Banks [1743-1820], Beasley, A.W.
17 Beasley, A.W. Fellowship of Three: The Lives and Association of John Hunter [1728-1793] ; James Cook [1728-1779]; and Joseph Banks [1743-1820]
Sydney Kangaroo Press 1993 0864175426 / 9780864175427 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a little faded. Illustrated with Colour & Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 80 pages. ID15921 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Mantle of Surgery. The First Seventy-five Years of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Beasley, A.W.
18 Beasley, A.W. The Mantle of Surgery. The First Seventy-five Years of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Melbourne Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2002 0473083639 / 9780473083632 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 310 pages This commemorative history traces the development of what is now the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and it tells of those who helped make the college what it is today. ID263476 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Early Australia With Shame Remembered, Beatty, Bill
19 Beatty, Bill Early Australia With Shame Remembered
London Cassell & Company Ltd 1962 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is a little edgeworn, with a chip to lower rear edge and has a slightly faded spine. Previous owner's initials to front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 212 pages ID293052 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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20 Bedford, Randolph Naught to Thirty-Three
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1976 0522841015 / 9780522841015 Reprint Hardbound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. 335pages ID184492 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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