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1 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-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure, Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric
2 Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure
Le Havre Éditions du Muséum d'histoire naturelle du Havre/MkF editions 2016 9791092305296 1st Australian Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Translated from the French by Jean Fornasiero & John West-Sooby. 391 pages On 19 October 1800, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur set sail on a voyage of discovery to the Southern Lands led by Nicolas Baudin. He soon demonstrated his talents as a natural history artist. Driven by an insatiable curiosity, during a golden age for natural history and learned societies, he travelled constantly throughout his life. His sketchbooks and vellums provide a record of the animals, landscapes and indigenous people he encountered. ID292443 
Price: 84.95 AUD
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On the Wallaby: Quest and Adventure in Many Lands, Barrett, Charles
3 Barrett, Charles On the Wallaby: Quest and Adventure in Many Lands
Melbourne Robertsons & Mullens No Date[1942] 1st Edition [Assumed] Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book a little cocked - still a nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Neat gift inscription to prelims. 212pages A chroncile of an unending quest for the rare, the beautiful, and the hitherto untasted and novel experience. ID201495 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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James Morrill: Captive of Empire, Breslin, Bruce
4 Breslin, Bruce James Morrill: Captive of Empire
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017 1925588262 / 9781925588262 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Black and white map and one other small black and white plate. Foreword by Father Frank Brennan 128 pages James Morrill was shipwrecked on the Queensland coast in 1846, he lived with the Aboriginal people until he presented himself to the advancing colonists seventeen years later in 1863. Morrill, concerned about the killing of his companions and the seizure of their lands, took the initiative and appointed himself their emissary to the Queensland government. With his friend' approval, he sought an end to the violence and requested recognition of Aboriginal land. Morrill's proposals were ignored and the war continued. This publication contains Morrill's own story exactly as it was written in 1863. ID294250 
Price: 37.95 AUD
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Conquest.  A New History Of The Modern World, Day, David
5 Day, David Conquest. A New History Of The Modern World
Sydney Harper Collins Publishers 2005 0732277655 / 9780732277659 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. 370 pages Bestselling author and prize winning historian David Day's ground-breaking history of the modern world. Exploring the prolonged and bloody processes that societies use to make other nations' lands their own. ID286594 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Greater Britain.  Charles Dilke visits her new lands, 1866 & 1867 [Travellers Tales of Early Australia and New Zealand, Dilke, Charles [Edited by Geoffrey Blainey]
6 Dilke, Charles [Edited by Geoffrey Blainey] Greater Britain. Charles Dilke visits her new lands, 1866 & 1867 [Travellers Tales of Early Australia and New Zealand
Sydney Methuen Australia 1985 0454007329 / 9780454007329 1st thus Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Black & white illustrations. DJ spine faded. 199pages. An edited abridgement of Dilke's original book. ID12309 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Edge, R. Different Lands
Published by Author 2001 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Inscribed by the author on title page. Privately published. 202 pages A novel in two parts. Tells he story of J. White, a younf English lad who grows up fast in World War II, joins the submarine service and eventually migrates to Australia. ID233021 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A Drop of Rough Ted, Egan, Ted
8 Egan, Ted A Drop of Rough Ted
Sydney Published by Author 1979 0959574409 / 9780959574401 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 144 pages Presents an original, humourous and authentic image of outback Australians, based on the internationally accaimed TV film. ID253729 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Future Eaters An Ecological History of Australasian Lands and People, Flannery, Tim Dr.
9 Flannery, Tim Dr. The Future Eaters An Ecological History of Australasian Lands and People
Sydney Reed New Holland 2000 1876334215 / 9781876334215 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Some very minor ink marginalia - a couple of dots. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. 423 pages ID248515 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Progress Report of Pastoral Board South Australia 1886 with 14 maps, Goode, Chas R. [Chairman]
10 Goode, Chas R. [Chairman] Progress Report of Pastoral Board South Australia 1886 with 14 maps
Adelaide South Australian Government 1886 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good Condition. Disbound Parliamentary Paper [No 40]. Fourteen [14] fold-out colour maps. Covers mostly the north-east pastoral area. 2 pages + 14 large fold-out maps The report begins " Sir - We have the honor, in compliance with your request, to forward our first annual report of the progress made in connection with our duties as a board, appointed on May 1st, 1885, under the Pastoral Crown Lands Amendment Act of 1884." ...... "Plans will be deposited with this report, showing the whole of the subdivisions as recommended by the board; also positions of fences, waters, buildings, and other improvements, together with the leading natural features of the country, furnished by the Survey Department, and which the board have found reliable."..... "This report is strictly confined to the North-Eastern Pastoral District, extending from the hundreds of Ketchowla in the south, to Arkaba in the north, and easterly to the New South Wales boundary.". ID294994 
Price: 120.00 AUD
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The Veiled Lands.  A Woman's Journey into the heart of the Islamic World., Hogan, Christine
11 Hogan, Christine The Veiled Lands. A Woman's Journey into the heart of the Islamic World.
Sydney Macmillan 2006 1405037016 / 9781405037013 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Spine and Cover lightly creased. Front free end paper has a piece missing from the previous owner. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 283 pages 'The Veiled Lands' is a warm, funny and acutely observed account of a single woman's travels in a little-understood part of the world. ID291276 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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12 Lands, Neil History, People and Places in The Dordogne
Bourne End, UK Spurbooks Limited 1975 0902875949 / 9780902875944 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. A map of the Dordogne to endpaper. 143 pages The author explores the history, the people and places of the Dordogne region of France. ID268691 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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THROUGH LANDS OF THE BIBLE, Morton, H.V.
13 Morton, H.V. THROUGH LANDS OF THE BIBLE
London Methuen 1954 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 400 pages ID296867 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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THROUGH LANDS OF THE BIBLE, Morton, H.V.
14 Morton, H.V. THROUGH LANDS OF THE BIBLE
London Methuen 1938 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 400 pages ID144767 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Swiss Twins, Perkins, Lucy Fitch [Author and Illustrator]
15 Perkins, Lucy Fitch [Author and Illustrator] The Swiss Twins
London Jonathan Cape 1936 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Fair Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is chipped at edges and spine ends with some loss to top of spine. Light coloured dustjacket is age darkened with some markings. Illustrated with full page black and white illustrations by the author. Introduction by Rhonda Power 189 pages Lucy Fitch Perkins [1865-1935] was an American children's author and illustrator, most famous for the 'Twins' series. She started this to make interesting and understandable the lives of children in far off lands and they have stayed popular for many years. This book was originally published in USA in 1922. ID270804 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands: Books I to III, Comprising Chapters I to XXI (Second Edition 1824), Peron, Francois (and continued by Louis de Freycinet)
16 Peron, Francois (and continued by Louis de Freycinet) Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands: Books I to III, Comprising Chapters I to XXI (Second Edition 1824)
Adelaide Friends of State Library of South Australia 2006 1876154403 / 9781876154400 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy. Issued without dustjacket. Blue blind-stamped (ship motif) cloth boards - gilt to spine, 11 Colour and black & white illustrations. Fold-out char with an additional Chart (folded) to rear pocket. Limited edition of 400 copies - with 99 bound in quarter leather (these sold out before publication). This is the Standard (Trade) Edition. xlviii, 430 pages Translated from the French by Christine Cornell. Introduction by Anthony J. Brown, a notable Australian maritime historian. Book I - From France to Ile de France, Inclusively; Book II - From Ille de France to Timor, Inclusively; Book III - From Timor to Port Jackson, Inclusively.. Also includes Prefaces; the names of officers, midshipmen, scientists and artists attached to the expedition; Report by Institut de France; and Historical Eulogy of Francis Peron. ID295404 
Price: 200.00 AUD
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The Public Lands of Australia Felix. Settlement and Land Appraisal in Victoria 1834-91 With Special Reference To The Western Plains, Powell, J.M.
17 Powell, J.M. The Public Lands of Australia Felix. Settlement and Land Appraisal in Victoria 1834-91 With Special Reference To The Western Plains
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1970 0195503406 / 9780195503401 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details neatly inscribed to the Publications Page. Bookseller label to lower edge of front free endpaper. Black and White maps. xvii, 328 pages An eminently readable text about the disposal on public lands in Victoria duringhte nineteenth century which clarifies and illuminates the obscure and complicated processes of land settlement which have dominated so much of Australia's development. ID287595 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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The Weathercock, Ratel, Simonne
18 Ratel, Simonne The Weathercock
London Cassell & Co No DateCirca 1939 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket - now protected in plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is lightly chipped at corners and spine ends; spine is age darkened. Small abrasion to upper corner of front free end paper, presumably where previous owner's details have been removed. Lovely black & white and colour illustrations by Gertrude Mittelman. 84 pages Originally published in France in 1938 as Coq-en-fer. Translated by Judith Bury. A charming story about a weathercock with delusions of grandeur, who travels to many strange lands but finally arrives home, happy to be perched on his own spire and enjoying his local fame. ID255138 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Promised Lands, Rogers, Jane
19 Rogers, Jane Promised Lands
London Faber & Faber 1995 0571175716 / 9780571175710 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 375 pages Intertwines the first year of the Botany Bay Convict Colony with present day lives to make a rich and gripping novel ID287087 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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20 Strawbridge, W. [Surveyor-General] Plan etc, Re Proposed Vermin-Fenced District of Loxton
Adelaide Government Printer 1909 Softcover 
Large Quarto Size [approx 24x35cm]. Very Good condition - but with a closed tear to right side [no loss]. Large coloured fold-out map. Parliamentary Paper No 74. 4 pages + Map Plan and statement re proposed vermin-fenced district of Loxton. The report starts "The total area to be enclosed is 875 square miles of which 748 square miles are leased or held under Agreement to Purchase and 127 square miles Crown lands and reserves". Includes names of Lessees, Leasenumber, area in acres. ID276446 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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