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Glenelg Illustrated 1836-1896
1 Glenelg Illustrated 1836-1896
Adelaide Austaprint 1978 0858722402 / 9780858722408 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 18.5x12.5cm]. Near Fine in burgundy leather-grained cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Illustrated with black & white photographs and a three panel folding plate. 98 pages A facsimile reprint of the book originally published in 1896. ID253301 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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South Australiana Volume 18 No. 2 September, 1979
2 South Australiana Volume 18 No. 2 September, 1979
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1979 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Mild "age-tone" to cover edges. 177-231 pages A journal for the publication and study of South Australian historical and literary sources. Includes a bibliography of C.J. Dennis (Fatchen); Letters from home - a series of letters received by Jospeh Keynes 1839-1843 (Linn); David Lindsay 1856- 1922, explorer, surveyor, and Northern Territory apologist. (Donovan); ID268380 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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South Australiana Volume II No. 1 March, 1963
3 South Australiana Volume II No. 1 March, 1963
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1963 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. Staple-bound. Some discolouration of edges. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 48 pages A journal for the publication and study of South Australian historical and literary sources. Includes an article on Colonel Light's publishing ventures, a translation of A Carl Linger letter, Letters patent erecting and establishing the Province of South Australia 19 February 1836. ID186023 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Surgeon's Log: Impressions of the Far East, Abraham, J. Johnston
4 Abraham, J. Johnston The Surgeon's Log: Impressions of the Far East
London Chapman & Hall 1918 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Light wear to edges and corners and page edges tanning with age. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 302 pages Abraham was a ship surgeon on board the tramp steamer, ss Cytemnestra. This frank account of maritime and colonial life in the Far East was first published in 1911. ID295864 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Pioneer America (The History of Human Society), Alden, John R.
5 Alden, John R. Pioneer America (The History of Human Society)
London Hutchinson of London 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White plates and maps. DJ has creased inside front flap. Numbers neatly inked to upper corner of front free endpaper. xxix, 309 pages, Index x The epic story of American society from pre-colonial times to the end of the Civil War. ID277447 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Colonial Ballads, Anderson, Hugh
6 Anderson, Hugh Colonial Ballads
Melbourne F.W. Cheshire 1962 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is lightly rubbed at edges with a very small chip to top of spine & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by Ronald G. Edwards. 188 pages A large selection of Australian traditional songs - music, lyrics and history - sung by bushrangers, overlanders, convicts and diggers. ID265581 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Farewell to Old England: A Broadside History of Early Australia, Anderson, Hugh
7 Anderson, Hugh Farewell to Old England: A Broadside History of Early Australia
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1964 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. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 212 pages To produce this book the author collected hundreds of broadsides [the printed songs that used to be hawked about the streets from England and colonial Australia] and made a selection of the most interesting of them. He then added contemporary passages from diaries, letters, and other sources. ID321 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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E.W. Andrews (1812-1877) and the South Australian Register, Andrews, E. Bryce
8 Andrews, E. Bryce E.W. Andrews (1812-1877) and the South Australian Register
Adelaide The Pioneer's Association of South Australia 1978 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound - pamphlet style. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 19 pages ID296450 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Facts and Figures or, Notes of Progress, Statistical and General, Archer, William Henry
9 Archer, William Henry Facts and Figures or, Notes of Progress, Statistical and General
Melbourne Queensbury Hill Press 1977 0909174067 / 9780909174064 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. No slipcase. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies - this is copy 181. Originally published in 1858. A compilation of a copies of a journal of the same name, which was published in Melbourne between 1857 and 1858. Full of interesting data and articles relating to nineteenth century colonial life - especially in Victoria. ID254501 
Price: 50.00 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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The Courtneys.  A Victorian Military Family, Austin, Ron
12 Austin, Ron The Courtneys. A Victorian Military Family
McCrae Slouch Hat Publications 2009 0980637309 / 9780980637304 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Signed by author. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour photos of medals to rear. 200 pages Most Australian visitors to Gallipoli pass by the war cemetery bearing the title "Courtney's and Steele's Post" - few understand the significance. In 1915 this area was held by 14 Bn AIF commanded by Lt Col Richard Courtney and became known as Courtney's Post. The saga of the Courtney's starts in Ireland and moves to Australia during the Gold Rush. Military service became a tradition and carried on for over four generations. This book, well illustrated with photos from the Courtney collections, provides the reader with a valuable insight into the development of the Australian Army from colonial times through two world wars and beyond. ID255702 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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London Was Full Of Rooms, Barnett, Tully; Bierbaum, Nena; Harrex, Syd; Hosking, Rick; Tulloch, Graham
13 Barnett, Tully; Bierbaum, Nena; Harrex, Syd; Hosking, Rick; Tulloch, Graham London Was Full Of Rooms
Adelaide Lythrum Press 2006 1921013087 / 9781921013089 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. xiii, 268pp 'London may have many rooms, but is there space for the travelling colonial? This collection of essays, memoirs and poems was initially inspired by the Malaysian writer Lee Kok Liang's adamantly titled London Does Not Belong to Me. Visitors to London from the old colonies have long recorded their impressions, contributing to discussion about the beguiling attractions of the world's first great metropolis.' [Back cover blurb] ID241328 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Australian Pioneers and Reminiscences 1849-1894, Bartley, Nehemiah
14 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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Home Away from Home, Beasley, A.W.
15 Beasley, A.W. Home Away from Home
Wellington, New Zealand Central Institute of Technology 2000 1869340760 / 9781869340766 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Card French Flaps. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 158 pages The story of three generations of a family. From Robert Boyne Home who served in the Seven Years War as a surgeon, his son Everard Home and eminent surgeon of the Regency era, and Everard's son, James who did his best to restore the family's good name through his commitment to colonial New Zealand. Provides a glimpse into the scientific and social world of the period which spanned the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. ID259144 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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16 Becke, Louis Under Tropic Skies
London and Bombay George Bell and Sons 1905 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Some rubbing to corners and spine ends, tiny split to spine top. Small abrasion to the top corner of the front pastedown. Single name to front free endpaper. 312 pages Bell's Indian and Colonial Library Series. Adventure story set in Australia, New Guinea and other Pacific islands by Australian adventurer and author. ID274867 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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French Lives in Australia. A Collection of Biographical Essays, Berti, Eric [Conceived and Introduced by] and Barko, Ivan [Edited by ] Assisted by Edward Duyker and William Land
17 Berti, Eric [Conceived and Introduced by] and Barko, Ivan [Edited by ] Assisted by Edward Duyker and William Land French Lives in Australia. A Collection of Biographical Essays
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2015 1925333035 / 9781925333039 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 453 pages For a long time the French presence in Australia remained understated, yet French nationals were present from the very beginning of the colonial period. Their contribution to the European discovery of the country and to its economic, cultural and social development was significant. This book tells the stories of twenty-four leading French figures in Australia who contributed to the rapprochement between the two countries. Eric Berti was the Consul General of France in Sydney [2012-2015]. ID286100 
Price: 42.95 AUD
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The Diaries of John McConnell Black Vol. 1  1875-1886 [Signed], Black, John McConnell [Edited by Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold]
18 Black, John McConnell [Edited by Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold] The Diaries of John McConnell Black Vol. 1 1875-1886 [Signed]
Adelaide Investigator Press Vol 1 - 1986Vol 2 - 1991 085864102X / 9780858641020 1st Edition Laminated Boards 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Black & white illustrations. Signed by Marjorie Andrew. 271pages. Diary of the author of Flora of South Australia edited by his granddaughters Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold ID286951 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Diaries of John McConnell Black Vol. 1 Diaries One to Four - 1875-1886, BLACK, John McConnell; Edited by Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold
19 BLACK, John McConnell; Edited by Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold The Diaries of John McConnell Black Vol. 1 Diaries One to Four - 1875-1886
Adelaide Investigator Press 1986 085864102X / 9780858641020 1st Edition Laminated Boards 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards - FFEP clipped at bottom corner. Colour & b/w illustrations. 271pages. Diaries of the author of Flora of South Australia edited by his granddaughters Marjorie Andrew and Shirley Clissold. ID202998 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Charles Mann (1799-1860) First South Australian Advocate-General and Crown Solicitor, with particular reference to Lord John Russell's Despatch of 16th October, 1839, as to the Tenure of the Principal Crown Offices in Canada., Borrow, K. T.
20 Borrow, K. T. Charles Mann (1799-1860) First South Australian Advocate-General and Crown Solicitor, with particular reference to Lord John Russell's Despatch of 16th October, 1839, as to the Tenure of the Principal Crown Offices in Canada.
Adelaide The Pioneer's Association of South Australia 1958 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good + Condition. Staple-bound and some age-toning to edges. Number inked to upper corner of front cover. 13 pages ID296449 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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