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In the Half Light: Life as a Child in Australia 1900-1970, Kent, Jacqueline
161 Kent, Jacqueline In the Half Light: Life as a Child in Australia 1900-1970
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1986 0207156638 / 9780207156632 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. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 266 pages A collection of reminiscences - city and country dwellers, rich and poor, white and black, Australian and overseas born. ID278262 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Out of the Bakelite Box.  The Hey Day of Australian Radio, Kent, Jacqueline
162 Kent, Jacqueline Out of the Bakelite Box. The Hey Day of Australian Radio
Crows Nest, NSW ABC Books 1990 0733300375 / 9780733300370 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 277 pages ID288912 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Australian Pioneers, Kerr, Colin and Kerr, Margaret
163 Kerr, Colin and Kerr, Margaret Australian Pioneers
Australia International Limited Editio 1975 0727001566 / 9780727001566 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Spine a touch faded. B/W & colour illustrations. 232pages ID7547 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Caroline Chisholm, Kiddle, Margaret
164 Kiddle, Margaret Caroline Chisholm
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1957 2nd Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 266 pages ID254337 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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165 King, J.A. Edward Hammond Hargraves Esq.
Sydney Summit Books 1977 0727100955 / 9780727100955 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 29.5cm x 22cm). Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 63 pages An exuberant pencil-drawn biography of the ' discoverer' of payable gold in Australia. ID269413 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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'In the Beginning..' The Story of the Creation of Australia from the Original Writings, King, Jonathan
166 King, Jonathan 'In the Beginning..' The Story of the Creation of Australia from the Original Writings
Melbourne Macmillan 1985 0333400461 / 9780333400463 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white facsimiles of original documents. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 259 pages The seventy-seven documents start with Cook's 1770 reports and end in 1802 with a list of the first exports. ID196649 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Other Side of the Coin: A Cartoon History of Australia, King, Jonathan
167 King, Jonathan The Other Side of the Coin: A Cartoon History of Australia
Sydney Cassell Australia 1979 0726947113 / 9780726947117 Revised Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition - card covers. 380 black and white cartoons 240 pages. ID296186 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Narrative of a Survey of the Inter-Tropical and Western Coasts of Australia, Performed between the Years 1818 and 1822 [2 volumes], King, Phillip P.
168 King, Phillip P. Narrative of a Survey of the Inter-Tropical and Western Coasts of Australia, Performed between the Years 1818 and 1822 [2 volumes]
Adelaide Friends of State Library of South Australia 2012[1827] Facsimile Edition [Standard] Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Two [2] volumes complete. Standard Edition. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations and [fold-out] maps. Australiana Facsimile Editions No 225. 451, 637 pages Appendix, Containing Various Subjects Relating to the Hydrography and Natural History ID282514 
Price: 110.00 AUD
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Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia, Performed between the Years 1818 and 1822 [2 volumes], King, Phillip P.
169 King, Phillip P. Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia, Performed between the Years 1818 and 1822 [2 volumes]
Adelaide Friends of State Library of South Australia 2012 Deluxe Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Two [2] volumes complete. Deluxe edition, limited to 125 numbered sets - this is copy no 73. Mint condition - a new copy. Bound in illustrated cloth boards, illustrated endpapers, ribbon marker. Black & white illustrations and [fold-out] maps. Australiana Facsimile Editions No 225. The books now have glassine jackets [not standard] to protect the boards. 451, 637 pages Appendix, Containing Various Subjects Relating to the Hydrography and Natural History ID282513 
Price: 310.00 AUD
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The Journal of Daniel Paine 1794-1797. Together with Documents Illustrating the Beginning of Government, Boat-building and Timber-gathering in New South Wales 1795-1805, Knight, Dr R.J.B & Frost, Dr Alan (Edited by)
170 Knight, Dr R.J.B & Frost, Dr Alan (Edited by) The Journal of Daniel Paine 1794-1797. Together with Documents Illustrating the Beginning of Government, Boat-building and Timber-gathering in New South Wales 1795-1805
Sydney & Greenwich Library of Australian History in association with the National Maritime Museum 1983 0908120494 / 9780908120499 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Several black & white plates 107 pages Daniel Paine's diary kept during his voyage to Sydney in the Reliance in 1795, during his sojourn in the new settlement and his return to England via Manila and China. Includes selected documents on boat-building in the colony and potted biographies of those mentioned in the journal. ID295590 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Bushman. Life In a New Country, Landor, Edward Wilson
171 Landor, Edward Wilson The Bushman. Life In a New Country
Middlesex, UK Senate 1998 1859585388 / 9781859585382 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. 438 pages First published in 1847 by Richard Bentley, London, this is a classic account of a white settler's life in the 'new country'. ID281536 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, In Search of Burke and Wills, Landsborough, William
172 Landsborough, William Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, In Search of Burke and Wills
Adelaide Friends of State Library of South Australia 2000[1862] 1876154314 / 9781876154318 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. Excellent condition. Large folding map in pocket at rear. Standard edition. Bound in blind-stamped blue cloth binding. Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 221. 128 pages. William Landsborough [1825-1866] was chosen by the Victorian and Queensland Governments to search for Burke and Wills. On learning during the expedition that they had been discovered by others he continued south and was the first to cross the Australian continent from north to south. ID264655 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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Dictionary of Australian History, Larkins, John
173 Larkins, John Dictionary of Australian History
Adelaide Rigby 1980 0727013823 / 9780727013828 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ hs some minor loss to rear panel & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 226 pages ID258242 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Encyclopedia of Australia, Learmonth, Andrew & Nancy
174 Learmonth, Andrew & Nancy Encyclopedia of Australia
Sydney Hicks Smith & Sons 1973 2nd Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Colour plates and black & white drawings. 606 pages + maps at rear. ID287080 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia from Moreton Bay to Port Essington. During the Years 1844-1845, Leichhardt, Ludwig Dr.
175 Leichhardt, Ludwig Dr. Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia from Moreton Bay to Port Essington. During the Years 1844-1845
Adelaide Corkwood Press 1996 1876247002 / 9781876247003 Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Facsimile of 1847 edition. Black & white illustrations. Fold-out map to rear. xx,544pages. This facsimile of the 1847 edition is essential reading for anyone interested in the inland exploration of Australia ID295956 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Letters of F.W. Ludwig Leichhardt [3 volumes], Leichhardt, Ludwig [Edited & Translated by M. Aurousseau]
176 Leichhardt, Ludwig [Edited & Translated by M. Aurousseau] The Letters of F.W. Ludwig Leichhardt [3 volumes]
Cambridge Cambridge University Press [for the Hakluyt Society] 1968 1st Edition 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjackets. Dustjackets all have some discolouration [age] to spines. A nice set. Black & white maps to text and fold-out map to Volume II. 1175 pages [over three volumes] Ludwig Leichhardt is chiefly known as the most important of the scientific explorers of Australia. His lively but detailed letters provide a narrative of his life from his student years in the mid 1830s until 1848 when he disappeared in the Australian interior. Leichhardt's main interest was natural philosophy, particularly biology, geology and geography, but as a scholar of nature in the widest sense, he closely observed and recorded many aspects of the surrounding world. ID275470 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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Battling the Land  200 Years of Rural Australia, Linn, Rob
177 Linn, Rob Battling the Land 200 Years of Rural Australia
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1999 1864488298 / 9781864488296 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Prelim page cllipped on top corner.. Black & white illustrations. 219 pages A collection of personal testimonies from rural Australians. ID232890 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Shifting Sands to Solid Rock Ninety Years of Frontier Services, Linn, Rob
178 Linn, Rob Shifting Sands to Solid Rock Ninety Years of Frontier Services
Sydney Frontier Services 2002 0958545480 / 9780958545488 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Spine slightly sunned. Contains b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. 126 pages A great account of nine decades of outstanding service by the Uniting Church to the lives of those in the great Australian Outback. ID197394 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Legacy The First Fifty Years, Lyons, Mark
179 Lyons, Mark Legacy The First Fifty Years
Melbourne Lothian Publishing Co 1978 0850910692 / 9780850910698 1st Edition Hardback 
.Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 283 pages ID164711 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Sir Joseph Banks 18th Century Explorer, Botanist and Entrepreneur, Lyte, Charles
180 Lyte, Charles Sir Joseph Banks 18th Century Explorer, Botanist and Entrepreneur
Sydney A.H & A.W. Reed 1980 0589502247 / 9780589502249 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a little sunned but still clear & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 248 pages ID142800 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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