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After Port Arthur.  Personal stories of courage and resilience ten years on from the tragedy that shocked the nation, Altmann, Carol
1 Altmann, Carol After Port Arthur. Personal stories of courage and resilience ten years on from the tragedy that shocked the nation
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2006 1741142687 / 9781741142686 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 250 pages ID294351 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Railway Inquiry Commission Third and Final Report (Parliamentary Papers No 23), Anthony, P. A. (Commissioner)
2 Anthony, P. A. (Commissioner) Railway Inquiry Commission Third and Final Report (Parliamentary Papers No 23)
Adelaide House of Assembly, South Australia 1918 1st thus Softcover 
Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Good Condition. Disbound papers from the South Australian Parliamentary Papers. Stab holes down left hand side. Light age-toning to edges. One fold-out chart (Comparative Trials of Victoria Light Lines "DD" Superheater and South Australian Class "RX" Non-Superheater Locomotives). Nine fold-out plans and one single page plan. 31 pages + Maps The Plans are number 9 to 18. As far as we can determine the Plans 1-8 were contained in the earlier reports. Plans are: No. 9 & 10: Adelaide Railway Station remodelling; No. 11: SAR Diagram showing proposed 4'.8½" Gauge Railways in the vicinity of Adelaide; No. 12: Completed 4'.8½" Gauge Zone via Wilmington; No. 13: Completed 4'.8½" Gauge Zone via West of Flinders Ranges; No. 14 Balaklava and Wilmington Line Diagram of Gradients Gauge 3'.6"; No. 15 Murray Bridge Proposed New Railway Bridge and Deviation; No. 16: Islington Locomotive and Carriage Workshops Proposed Extensions; No. 17: Port Lincoln Proposed Shipping Accommodation; No. 18: Section of Driving Wheel Tyres Class "K" engines 5'.3" Gauge. ID294815 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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Bush Ballads from a Shearers'  Camp, Baillie, P.J.
3 Baillie, P.J. Bush Ballads from a Shearers' Camp
Port Lincoln, South Australia Port Lincoln Times n.d circa 1970 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Previous owner's name to front cover. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 86 pages Tells the story in verse of three Port Lincoln shearers ID247828 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Port Lincoln and District A Pictorial History, Baillie, P.J.
4 Baillie, P.J. Port Lincoln and District A Pictorial History
Adelaide Lynton Publications 1978 0869463764 / 9780869463765 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with many Black and White Photographs. 168 pages A brief history supplemented by many photographs dating from the earliest days, including some plates of Artist's early impressions dating from 1802. ID148556 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Siege at Port Arthur. The Russo-Japanese War through the stereoscope, Blum, Ron
5 Blum, Ron The Siege at Port Arthur. The Russo-Japanese War through the stereoscope
Adelaide Published by Author 1987 0958957215 / 9780958957212 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Laminated pictorial boards. Sepia Photographs. Endpaper maps. Signed by author. 3D glasses included. 103 pages The Siege of Port Arthur, the deep-water port and Russian naval base at the tip of the Liaotung Peninsula in Manchuria, was the longest and most violent land battle of the Russo-Japanese War. Widely regarded as one of the most strongly fortified positions in the world at the time and saw the introduction of much technology used in subsequent wars of the 20th century. ID269543 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Gateway to Port Phillip Bay., Bognuda, Joan & Moorhead, Leslie M
6 Bognuda, Joan & Moorhead, Leslie M Gateway to Port Phillip Bay.
Devon Meadows Jolbo Studio 1980 0959486712 / 9780959486711 Reprint Hardback 
Oblong Octavo [25x19cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black and white drawings. 71 pages ID285109 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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7 Bolt, Frank Port Arthur A Photographic Essay
Hobart Waratah Publications 1972 1st Edition Softcover 
Oblong Octavo size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Unpaginated ID272323 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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8 Bonwick, C.E. WE CAME IN A FREIGHTER AND OTHER VERSES
Melbourne Port Phillip Press 1978 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 72 pages ID200446 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Penal Peninsula  Port Arthur And Its Outstations, 1827-1898, Brand, Ian
9 Brand, Ian Penal Peninsula Port Arthur And Its Outstations, 1827-1898
West Moonah Jason Publications 1978 0909640084 / 9780909640088 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book in excellent condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. 226 pages ID200005 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Arthur E. Stilwell.  Promoter with a Hunch, Bryant, Keith L.
10 Bryant, Keith L. Arthur E. Stilwell. Promoter with a Hunch
Nashville, Tennessee Vanderbuilt University Press 1971 0826511732 / 9780826511737 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A few spots of light foxing to top edge. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 256 pages Arthur E. Stilwell was the founder of Kansas City Southern Railway. He served as the railroad's president from 1897 to 1900. He was also the founder of Port Arthur, Texas. ID281895 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Port Pirie. The Friendly City. The Undaunted Years (Signed by Author), Bullock, Ken
11 Bullock, Ken Port Pirie. The Friendly City. The Undaunted Years (Signed by Author)
Adelaide Peacock Publications 1988 0909209332 / 9780909209339 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. DJ artwork by Sandra Elms. Quite scarce.Gift inscription to prelims. Signed by author on prelims. 512 pages Port Pirie developed in the 1870s in an environment so harsh as to be almost unbelievable. Later, with the largest lead smelting industry in the world and as the fourth busiest international seaport in Australia, port Pirie was renowned for its friendly character. ID237572 
Price: 140.00 AUD
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The Men That God Forgot, Butler, Richard
12 Butler, Richard The Men That God Forgot
Melbourne Hutchinson 1975 0091245001 / 9780091245009 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has very minor discolouration to top 2.5cm of rear panel & is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Endpaper maps. 255 pages A novel of life on the prison settlement on Sarah Island [in Macquarie Harbour on the desolate south-west coast of Van Diemen's Land] and of the ten convicts who developed a plan to seize the vessel transporting them to Port Arthur. Five years on their battle for freedom continued. ID287752 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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New Guinea Machine Gunners A History of 7 Australian Machine Gun Battalion 1942-1944, Campbell, John
13 Campbell, John New Guinea Machine Gunners A History of 7 Australian Machine Gun Battalion 1942-1944
Jannali, NSW Published by Author 2013 0987238728 / 9780987238726 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine copy - A new copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Includes Nominal roll and Honours & Awards. 155 pages This is the World War 2 history of 7 Australian Machine Gun Battalion AIF from its origin in 1942 as New Guinea Force Machine Gun Battalion to being disbanded in 1944. The task set the CO, Lt Col Terry Farrell was to form, train and prepare for battle a new machine gun battalion from the "E" [Vickers] Companies of six different infantry battalions. The newly formed battalion served in the defence of Port Moresby, Battle of Wau and at Milne Bay. ID272237 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Coasting An Anthology Port Lincoln South Australia, Chesher, Jo;  Harris, David and Keir, Graeme (Edited By)
14 Chesher, Jo; Harris, David and Keir, Graeme (Edited By) Coasting An Anthology Port Lincoln South Australia
Adelaide Hyde Park Press 1988 0731644980 / 9780731644988 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour and black & white illustrations. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 124 pages A celebration of the developing interest and self-confidence of local [Port Lincoln] writers of the three years to 1988. The literature and illustrations in the book reflect the essence of southern Eyre Peninsula - the land and the people through the eyes of the 53 writers and 15 artists and photographers in the book. ID263393 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Sources of the Finke River and Other Expeditions, Chewings, Charles
15 Chewings, Charles The Sources of the Finke River and Other Expeditions
Adelaide The Friends of the State Library of South Australia 2010 1876154659 / 9781876154653 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Black and white frontispiece, 2 maps and large folded map in endpocket. Decorated cloth boards. 174 pages Introduction by Valmai Hankel. Contains the accounts of four journeys undertaken into the Australian outback by explorer, geologist and anthropologist, Charles Chewings [1859-1937] between 1881 and 1909. The in 1881-2, Chewings Travelled from Beltana, SA to Hermannsburg and Henbury , NT; In 1883 he sailed to Port Lincoln, then from there to Streaky Bay, Denial Bay, Lake Everard, north of Tarcoola, Mt Finke and east to Coondambo. His most important expedition in 1885 was an expedition, with camels, to the Centre, where he explored the sources of the Finke River. In 1909 he travelled from Barrow Creek to Victoria River NT searching for water for possible stock routes. ID282521 
Price: 70.00 AUD
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The Children of the Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate An Anthology of their Reminiscences, Clark, Ian D. & Cahir, Fred [Edited by]
16 Clark, Ian D. & Cahir, Fred [Edited by] The Children of the Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate An Anthology of their Reminiscences
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2016 192533371X / 9781925333718 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. (Discolouration to cover is actually part of the design) 341 pages During the life of the Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate from 1839 until late 1849 some 35 children were associated with the Protectorate. In this work we hear the voice of Protectorate children - the authors bring them out of the shadows of their fathers and allow them to appear as influential actors in their own right, with their own motivations, goals, ideas, and relationships with Aboriginal people. Detailed biographical entries, where possible, are included on every Protectorate child and on their spouses. For the first time, the reminiscences of William Jackson Thomas and Albert Le Souëf are published in their entirety ID290556 
Price: 42.95 AUD
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Overland Telegraph The story of a great Australian achievement and the link between Adelaide and Port Darwin., Clune, Frank
17 Clune, Frank Overland Telegraph The story of a great Australian achievement and the link between Adelaide and Port Darwin.
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1955 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ has small piece missing from top of front panel & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 238pages The author explains why the Overland Telegraph [OT] was built, of the pioneering adventure, and of the difficulties and hardships that were endured to achieve this great enterprise. ID274151 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Rails to the Lakes.  The Story of the Hamilton & Northwestern Railway, Cooper, Charles
18 Cooper, Charles Rails to the Lakes. The Story of the Hamilton & Northwestern Railway
Cheltenham, Ontario The Boston Mills Press 1980 0919822312 / 9780919822313 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 158 pages In its rivalry with Toronto, the City of Hamilton planned and backed two early railway enterprises. The first of these was the Hamilton & Lake Erie, which climbed Hamilton Mountain to connect its namesake city with the harbour at Port Dover. The second company, the Hamilton & North Western, ventured in the direction of its name to tap such centres as Barrie on Lake Simcoe and Collingwood on Georgian Bay. This book is the history of these two little known branch line operations. ID281539 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Building Community. A History of the Port Adelaide Central Mission, Dickey, Brian and Martin, Elaine
19 Dickey, Brian and Martin, Elaine Building Community. A History of the Port Adelaide Central Mission
Adelaide The Port Adelaide Wesley Centre Inc. 1999 0646382772 / 9780646382777 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 271 pages ID196719 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Port Wakefield and District A History Commemorating A Century of Local Government, Donovan, P.F.
20 Donovan, P.F. Port Wakefield and District A History Commemorating A Century of Local Government
Adelaide Published by Author 1978 0959548300 / 9780959548303 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated covers. Inscribed by the Chairman of the Centenary Committee. 80 pages Commemorating a century of local government. ID295147 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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