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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.
181 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]
182 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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In Search of Heroes. Stories of Seven Remarkable Men, Lennox, Gina
183 Lennox, Gina In Search of Heroes. Stories of Seven Remarkable Men
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1998 1864486740 / 9781864486742 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition - an excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 303 pages ID297940 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Shifting Sands to Solid Rock Ninety Years of Frontier Services, Linn, Rob
184 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
185 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
186 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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187 Mackaness, George Robert Louis Stevenson His Association with Australia [Australian Historical Monographs]
Dubbo, NSW Review Publications 1976 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 33 pages. This monograph was originally published privately by Dr Mackaness in a limited edition of 30 copies. This is Volume I in this new series and was also Volume I in the original series. ID7273 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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188 Mackaness, George Some proposals for establishing colonies in the South Seas
Dubbo Review Publications 1976 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 62 pages Australian Historical Monographs Volume XI (New Series) ID215065 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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189 Mackaness, George [Editor] George Augustus Robinson's Journey into South-Eastern Australia - 1844 with George Henry Haydon's Narrative of Part of the Same Journey [Australian Historical Monographs]
Dubbo, NSW Review Publications 1978 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. Black & white illustrations and map. George Augustus Robinson was a builder and untrained preacher. He was the Chief Protector of Aborigines in Port Phillip District from 1839 to 1849. 69 pages This monograph was originally published privately by Dr Mackaness in a limited edition of 50 copies. This is Volume XIX in this new series of Australian Historical Monographs and was Volume III in the original series. ID271101 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Traveller Under Concern: The Quaker Journals of Frederick Mackie on his Tour of the Australasian Colonies 1852-1855, Mackie, Frederick [Edited by Mary Nicholls]
190 Mackie, Frederick [Edited by Mary Nicholls] Traveller Under Concern: The Quaker Journals of Frederick Mackie on his Tour of the Australasian Colonies 1852-1855
Hobart University of Tasmania 1973 0859010074 / 9780859010078 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ is grubby and has light edgewear - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 321 pages ID145987 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Alarming Australia [Unpopular Pamphlets No. 3], Mander, A.E.
191 Mander, A.E. Alarming Australia [Unpopular Pamphlets No. 3]
Sydney The Currawong Publishing Company 1943[1938] Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - just some very light wear to spine ends. 79 pages Originally published in 1938 this book looks at population growth in Australia. ID278633 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Darwin and Huxley in Australia, Marshall, A.J.
192 Marshall, A.J. Darwin and Huxley in Australia
Sydney Hodder & Stoughton 1970 0340126396 / 9780340126394 1st Edition Hardbound 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Boards very slightly bowed. Sepia illustrations. 142 pages. ID4443 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A New Land. European Perceptions of Australia 1788-1850, Martin, Stephen
193 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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Kiwanis In Australia. A History of the Extension of Kiwanis in Australia (Signed by Author), Maskiell, Edwin C.
194 Maskiell, Edwin C. Kiwanis In Australia. A History of the Extension of Kiwanis in Australia (Signed by Author)
Camberwell, Victoria Published by Author 1989 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. 287 pages Contents include The Kiwanis Movement; Extension of Kiwanis in Australia; The District of Australia - including a listing of District officers 1969-1988; History of Kiwanis Clubs in Australia; Past District Governors of Australia. ID268051 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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195 Matthews, C.H.S. A Parson in the Australian Bush
Adelaide Rigby 1973 085179520X / 9780851795201 Reprint 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. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 226 pages Originallly printed in 1908. Charles Matthews was a young Anglican priest sent in 1902 to minister to the residents of outback New South Wales. ID219817 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Keeping Them Off The Streets. A History of Voluntary Youth Organizations in Australia 1850-1880, Maunders, David
196 Maunders, David Keeping Them Off The Streets. A History of Voluntary Youth Organizations in Australia 1850-1880
Coburg, Victoria Phillip Institute of Technology 1984 0949833207 / 9780949833204 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Covers very lightly rubbed. Several black and white photographs. 120 pages ID293501 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Incognita The Invention and Discovery of Terra Australis, Mawer, G.A.
197 Mawer, G.A. Incognita The Invention and Discovery of Terra Australis
Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2013 1925003590 / 9781925003598 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. The discolouration at the spine edge in the picture is actually part of the cover not a flaw. 268 pages The southern hemisphere is mainly land. So said medieval Europeans, raised on a heady brew of folklore, biblical revelation and geographical theory. It is how they imagined it. So powerful was the hold of this received wisdom that when geographical discoveries, however insignificant, were made in the southern oceans, they were greeted as evidence that the expected continental landmasses, rich and fertile, might at last have been found. ID276073 
Price: 37.95 AUD
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South by Northwest The Magnetic Crusade and the Contest for Antarctica, Mawer, Granville Allen
198 Mawer, Granville Allen South by Northwest The Magnetic Crusade and the Contest for Antarctica
Adelaide Wakefield Press 2006 1862546509 / 9781862546509 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket A new book. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 319 pages The riveting story of the race between rival nations - The British, French and Americans - to claim Antarctica's holy grail. In this never-before told tale of ambition and achievement, maritime historian Allen Mawer resolves some of the controversies that have festered for the past 160 years. ID209694 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Master of Hell's Gates: William Kinghorne (1796 - 1878), Maxwell, Chris  & Pugh, Alex
199 Maxwell, Chris & Pugh, Alex The Master of Hell's Gates: William Kinghorne (1796 - 1878)
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017 1925588564 / 9781925588569 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 390 pages Captain William Kinghorne navigated some of the most treacherous waters in the world. His life encompassed the Napoleonic Wars, smuggling in the North Sea, the brutal penal settlements of Macquarie Harbour and Port Arthur, the atrocities committed against the Aboriginal people of Tasmania, and the whaling industry of Jervis Bay. Turning his back on the sea, William ended his life as a pastoralist in the Goulburn district. His is a story of high adventure and achievement in an Australia that few would now recognize or acknowledge. ID297797 
Price: 53.95 AUD
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When Grandma Was Just a Girl, McAdoo, Martin
200 McAdoo, Martin When Grandma Was Just a Girl
Sydney Lansdowne Press 1983 0701815957 / 9780701815950 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ covered with a loose glassine jacket. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 144 pages ID142694 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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