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The Making of Australia, Hill, David
141 Hill, David The Making of Australia
Sydney William Heinemann Australia 2014 1742757669 / 9781742757667 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Near Fine condition - an excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 465 pages The story of how a tiny, starving and corrupt convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. ID294763 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Looking for Australia Historical Essays, Hirst, John
142 Hirst, John Looking for Australia Historical Essays
Melbourne Black Inc. 2010 1863954864 / 9781863954860 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Near Fine condition. 272 pages A multi-faceted portrait of Australia as a distinctive nation. ID269027 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Bail Up! A Pictorial History of Australia's Most Notorious Bushrangers, Hocking, Geoff
143 Hocking, Geoff Bail Up! A Pictorial History of Australia's Most Notorious Bushrangers
Noble Park, Victoria The Five Mile Press 2002 1865039136 / 9781865039138 Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Includes a complete transcript of Ned Kelly's Jerilderie Letter. 192 pages ID290928 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Rebel Chorus - Dissenting Voices in Australian History, Hocking, Geoff
144 Hocking, Geoff The Rebel Chorus - Dissenting Voices in Australian History
Melbourne Five Mile Press 2007 1741784751 / 9781741784756 Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 256 pages ID241351 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Orphans of History.  The Forgotten Children of The First Fleet., Holden, Robert
145 Holden, Robert Orphans of History. The Forgotten Children of The First Fleet.
Melbourne Text Publishing 2000 1875847081 / 9781875847082 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 219 pages Robert Holden describes the lives of these forgotten young colonists: Their grim existence in the slums of London, their astonishing experiences in its courts and prisons and their uncertain future in their strange new home. ID295087 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Australian Lives.  An Oxford Anthology., Hooton, Joy
146 Hooton, Joy Australian Lives. An Oxford Anthology.
Oxford Oxford University Press 1998 0195514815 / 9780195514810 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. 298 pages A compilation of some of Australia's finest autobiographical writings from the convict era to present day. ID289650 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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147 Hornadge, Bill A Squint At The World
Dubbo Review Publications 1971 1st Edition Wrappers 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 48 pages ID187086 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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148 Hornadge, Bill A Squint Down Under
Dubbo Review Publications 1971 1st Edition Wrappers 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations 48 pages ID187085 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Fabulist: The Incredible Story Of Louis de Rougemont, Howard, Rod
149 Howard, Rod The Fabulist: The Incredible Story Of Louis de Rougemont
Milsons Point, NSW Random House Australia 2006 1741664640 / 9781741664645 Trade Paperback 
Near Fine Condition. ix, 292 pages ID229378 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Australian Lives Stories of Twentieth Century Australians, Hughes, Robin
150 Hughes, Robin Australian Lives Stories of Twentieth Century Australians
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1996 0207191255 / 9780207191251 Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good Condition. Gift Inscription to Preliminary Pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 265 pages Brief biographies, based on interviews, of Nugget Coombs, Nancy Bird Walton, Neville Bonner, Sir Mark Oliphant, Donald Horne, Dame Joan Hammond, Jack Hazlitt. ID198389 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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True Patriots All, or News from Early Australia as Told in a Collection of Broadsides, Ingleton, Geoffrey C.
151 Ingleton, Geoffrey C. True Patriots All, or News from Early Australia as Told in a Collection of Broadsides
Rutland Charles E. Tuttle Co. 1988 0804815453 / 9780804815451 Facsimile 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. Black & white illustrations. Facsimile edition. 280 pages ID259170 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Iron Man of Sydney Cove: The Untold Story of Richard Dawson, Colonial Engineer, Irwin, Harry
152 Irwin, Harry The Iron Man of Sydney Cove: The Untold Story of Richard Dawson, Colonial Engineer
North Melbourne Arcadia 2017 1925333949 / 9781925333947 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 261 pages Richard ‘Dicky’ Dawson, Sydney merchant and engineer, a well-liked, highly-respected and fair man but a hard taskmaster, was Australia's first important iron founder. From the 1830s, his Australian Foundry at Sydney Cove near Circular Quay produced a wide range of agricultural, architectural, marine and goldfields iron castings and machinery, including steam engines, and made a major early contribution to colonial development by importing iron-trade technologies and products of England's Industrial Revolution. ID293480 
Price: 41.95 AUD
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Pioneer Women of the Bush and Outback, Isaacs, Jennifer
153 Isaacs, Jennifer Pioneer Women of the Bush and Outback
Sydney Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd 1990 0701828013 / 9780701828011 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages Explores the history and influence of ordinary women in the bush and country towns during the 19th and early 20th centuries. ID285971 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Vagabond Papers, James, John Stanley
154 James, John Stanley The Vagabond Papers
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1969 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Blind stamp with ownership details to prelims. xi, 274 pages Edited and with an Introduction by Michael Cannon.. Articles from the original Victorian era Vagabond Papers by Julian Thomas. A chronicler of Australian urban life unlike any other. These articles are organised under the following headings: Part One Down and Out; part Two Life in Prison; Part Three Middle Class Morality; Part Four Cold Charity; Part Five Manly Sports; and Part Six The Demi-Monde. They are reprinted in the form in which they originally appeared except for some minor cuts, mainly philosophical homilies, to save space. ID261049 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Narrative of the Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine, from Rockhampton to Cape York, Northern Queensland, Jardine Brothers (Compiled by Byerley, Frederick J.)
155 Jardine Brothers (Compiled by Byerley, Frederick J.) Narrative of the Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine, from Rockhampton to Cape York, Northern Queensland
Bundaberg, Qld Corkwood Press 1995 0646171119 / 9780646171111 2nd Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Fold-out map to rear. Black & white frontispiece. 88 pages First published in 1867 ID295955 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Who's Who in the Commonwealth of Australia, Johns, Fred
156 Johns, Fred Who's Who in the Commonwealth of Australia
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1922 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Covers have been very mildly water damaged but only some marking - no bubbling etc. Some bleeding to upper edges of pastedowns and free endpapers. Fore edge lightly foxed and marked. First few pages and end pages also a little foxed. Previous owner's note 'Read page 122' to front free endpaper and on page 122 he has marked one entry with biro lines to margin. 316 pages Outlines the careers of prominent and living [at that time] citizens of Australia. First publication post World War One and includes records of a number of officers and others who served in the War. ID288076 
Price: 95.00 AUD
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157 Jones, Noreen Number 2 Home A Story of Japanese Pioneers in Australia
Fremantle Fremantle Arts Centre Press 2002 1863683682 / 9781863683685 Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps. 224 pages An engaging account of the Japanese presence in Australia from the late colonial period until World War Two. ID250809 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Liberators, Joy, William
158 Joy, William The Liberators
Sydney Golden Press 1983 0855585641 / 9780855585648 Reprint Hardcover 
Octavo size,, Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, now protected.- in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. 160 pages ID13208 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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159 Joy, William The Venturers
Sydney Shakespeare Head Press 1972 0855582952 / 9780855582951 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has faded spine. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 174 pages A collection of short stories from the tapestry of Australian history ID249726 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Riverman's Story, Kelsall, E.M. "Mick"
160 Kelsall, E.M. "Mick" A Riverman's Story
Melbourne Melbourne Lothian Publishing Co 1986 0850912474 / 9780850912470 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. 265 pages Mick Kelsall recalls his youth among the battlers of the Echuca district. ID262519 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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