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Pioneers & Settlers.  The Aboriginal Australians, Berndt, Catherine H. & Berndt, Ronald M.
1 Berndt, Catherine H. & Berndt, Ronald M. Pioneers & Settlers. The Aboriginal Australians
Melbourne Pitman Australia 1978 0858965720 / 9780858965720 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 150 pages ID83140 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Bye Bye Shangri-la, Brown, Robin
2 Brown, Robin Bye Bye Shangri-la
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1989 0297795171 / 9780297795179 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. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Introduction by Gerald Durrell. 212 pages On 16 September 1947, an ordinary little family called Brown left the comfort of Patcham to become white settlers in darkest Africa. They drove down south-central Africa from Mombasa across the Masai steppe, through tsete fly control zones until they found Shangri-la. For the author, then nine, this was a personal voyage of adventure and discovery and he has now recaptured it in a witty and often moving autobiography. ID267833 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Gold Tailings Forgotten Histories of Family and Community on the Central Victorian Goldfields, Fahey, Charles & Mayne, Alan
3 Fahey, Charles & Mayne, Alan Gold Tailings Forgotten Histories of Family and Community on the Central Victorian Goldfields
Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2010 1921509643 / 9781921509643 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 279 pages The central Victorian gold fields region left us a rich material legacy. The modern visitor can wander through historic streetscapes whose elements range from the grand and formal to tiny cottage sites and domestic gardens. This book explores the private and often forgotten lives of gold settlers who built these communities. ID276063 
Price: 46.00 AUD
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4 Francis, Jessie Augusta The Journal of a Colonial Lady.
Dee Why Lansdowne Press 1985 0701819065 / 9780701819064 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good In Very Good Slipcase. Very slight discolouration to book spine. Beautifully illustrated with colour plates. Gift inscription to verso front free endpaper. 112 pages ID216660 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A History of South Australia From Colonial Days to the Present, Gibbs, R.M.
5 Gibbs, R.M. A History of South Australia From Colonial Days to the Present
Blackwood, SA Southern Heritage 1984 New Extended Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Light wear to edges and corners. 280 pages ID193062 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Argonaut, Gladstone, George [Editor]
6 Gladstone, George [Editor] The Argonaut
London Hodder & Stoughton No DateCirca 1897 1st Edition 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Overall in Very Good condition. Front hinge cracked but solid. Decorated green cloth boards - just a little rubbed on the base. Black & white illustrations. Presentation plate to prelims. 384 pages Includes an article [pp48-51] on a massacre of Aborigines by white settlers in Victoria. ID295575 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Good Country Cranbourne Shire, Gunson, Niel
7 Gunson, Niel The Good Country Cranbourne Shire
Cranbourne The Shire of Cranbourne 1974 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xviii, 308 pages Cranbourne Shire occupies almost a quarter of a million acres north of Western Port Bay some 30 miles south-east of Melbourne (Victoria). ID259757 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 Hale, John [Editor] Settlers. Being extracts from the journals and letters of early colonists in Canada, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.
London Faber & Faber 1950 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 408 pages ID257883 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Battle of Parramatta 21 to 22 March 1797, Lim, Jonathan
9 Lim, Jonathan The Battle of Parramatta 21 to 22 March 1797
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017 1925333809 / 9781925333800 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 68 pages Making use of little-known sources and knowledge of the geography and settlement of the area, this book deals in depth with the battle and the dramatic events leading up to it, covering: the remarkable story of convict settlement in the frontier world of the Northern Boundary, today the Sydney suburbs of Carlingford, Oatlands and North Parramatta; the desperate guerrilla campaign waged by Pemulwuy; the double-murder of settlers and long pursuit through the bush which led up to the battle; the exact date and location of the battle, previously unknown, together with the incidents of the battle and probable numbers of combatants involved and casualties; the outcome, Pemulwuy's strange ‘resurrection’, and his vengeful follow-up attacks. This book contains in full the text of all original sources relating to this battle. ID293490 
Price: 19.95 AUD
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The Settlers, Long, William Stuart
10 Long, William Stuart The Settlers
Sydney Doubleday 1980 0868240206 / 9780868240206 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. Black & white map. 591 pages The second of six sagas celebrating the settling of Australia. ID283089 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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A New Land. European Perceptions of Australia 1788-1850, Martin, Stephen
11 Martin, Stephen A New Land. European Perceptions of Australia 1788-1850
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1993 1863732586 / 9781863732581 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 145 pages ID285435 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Australian Decorative Arts in the Australian National Gallery, McPhee, John
12 McPhee, John Australian Decorative Arts in the Australian National Gallery
Canberra Australian National Gallery 1982 0642887268 / 9780642887269 1st Edition Softcover 
Square Quarto Size [25x25cm approx]. Very Good+ condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 125 pages A discussion of fifty-eight pieces of Australian decorative art held in the National Gallery. Ranges from furniture & silverware made by convicts, seamen and settlers as well as craftsmen, to curtain fabric, ceramics and pottery pieces. ID268856 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Advice to a Young Lady in the Colonies, Mrs E. [Edited by Margaret Barca]
13 Mrs E. [Edited by Margaret Barca] Advice to a Young Lady in the Colonies
Melbourne Greenhouse Publications 1979 0909104190 / 9780909104191 1st Edition Hardcover 
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. Colour frontis. 91pages. Being a letter sent from Mrs E. of England to Maria Macarthur in the Colony of N.S. Wales in 1812. ID231352 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Fettered and The Free: They Launched a Colony, Nesdale, Iris
14 Nesdale, Iris The Fettered and The Free: They Launched a Colony
Adelaide Orchid Publications 1987 0949552070 / 9780949552075 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. A nice copy. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Endpapers illustrated. Includes b/w illustrations and photographs. Signed by the author. 244 pages The author looks at life in the first few years in the Colony of New South Wales using a mix of extracts from official documents, information from diaries and personal correspondence. ID147244 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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More Lasting Than Bronze: The Story of the 1820 Settlers National Monument, Neville, Thelma
15 Neville, Thelma More Lasting Than Bronze: The Story of the 1820 Settlers National Monument
Pietermaritzburg The Natal Witness Printing and Publishing Company n.d. circ mid 1980s 0620161140 / 9780620161145 Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm].. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings by Tony Grogan. Excellent condition. Inscribed & signed by the author. 111 pages The story of the monument and the Grahamstown national Festival of the Arts. ID239010 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Early Australian Crafts and Tools, Ollif, Lorna & Crosthwaite, Walter
16 Ollif, Lorna & Crosthwaite, Walter Early Australian Crafts and Tools
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1977 0727005235 / 9780727005236 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 63 pages. From early homes to clothing, farming, trades, transport and fishing, describes how early settlers created or adapted tools and crafts to survive in the new land in which they found themselves. ID13258 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Bridges and Ferries of Australia, Phillips, Valmai
17 Phillips, Valmai Bridges and Ferries of Australia
Sydney Bay Books 1983 085835568X / 9780858355682 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Slight creasing and rubbing to DJ. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as colour drawings/maps. 160 pages The author brings to life the whole range of crossings, from the one-oared punts and log crossings of the early settlers to the hydrofoils and sophisticated engineering feats of today ID244250 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Friendly Mission. The Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834 [plus Supplement], Plomley, N.J.B.
18 Plomley, N.J.B. Friendly Mission. The Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834 [plus Supplement]
Hobart Tasmanian Historical Research Association 1966[Supplement 1971] 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. Blue cloth boards. Endpaper maps. Illustrated with Black & White maps. Includes separate supplement - staplebound softcover issued in 1971. Previous owners signature to top of half-title page. A very nice, clean and tight copy. 1074, 32 pages Conflicts between settlers and Tasmanian Aborigines had vastly increased during the 1830s, which became known as the Black War. In 1830 Robinson investigated the Cape Grim massacre that had occurred in 1828 and reported that 30 Aborigines had been massacred. Robinson was to be brought in as a conciliator between settlers and Aborigines. His mission was to round up the Aborigines to resettle them at the camp of Wybalenna on Flinders Island. Robinson befriended Truganini, to whom he promised food, housing and security on Flinders Island until the situation on the mainland had calmed down. With Truganini, Robinson succeeded in forging an agreement with the Big River and Oyster Bay peoples, and by the end of 1835, nearly all the Aboriginals had been relocated to the new settlement. Robinson's involvement with the Tasmanian Aboriginals ended soon after this, though, and the Wybalenna settlement became more akin to a prison as the camp conditions deteriorated and many of the residents died of ill health and homesickness. Because of this, Robinson's place in history is generally viewed as negative, especially within the current Aboriginal community. Some historians agree that his initial intentions were genuine, but his abandonment of the community is viewed as a turning point for the worse for the Tasmanian Aboriginals. Moreover, his promises of providing a place where Aborigines could practice their cultural traditions and ceremonies never came to fruition. ID142813 
Price: 400.00 AUD
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The Pioneers, Prichard, Katharine Susannah
19 Prichard, Katharine Susannah The Pioneers
Adelaide Rigby 1963 Revised Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ os colplete [NOT price-clipped] and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 256 pages Set in Gippsland [Victoria], this powerful story tells of early settlers and of their unwelcome neighbours - escaped convicts who crossed to the mainland from Van Diemen's Land. ID290482 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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FRONTIER Aborigines, Settlers and Land, Reynolds, Henry
20 Reynolds, Henry FRONTIER Aborigines, Settlers and Land
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1996 0049940058 / 9780049940055 Reprint Edition Paperback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Small patch of whiteout to ffep. 234 pages ID209106 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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