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A Short History of Australia, Clark, Manning
61 Clark, Manning A Short History of Australia
Melbourne Penguin 2006 0143005057 / 9780143005056 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 392 pages ID106076 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Manning Clark's History of Australia, Clark, Manning (Abridged by Michael Cathcart)
62 Clark, Manning (Abridged by Michael Cathcart) Manning Clark's History of Australia
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1993 0522845231 / 9780522845235 Abridged Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white maps. Sticker with previous owner's details to front pastedown. xv, 572 pages This abridgement re-orchestrates Manning Clark's classic six-volume history of Australia. ID284885 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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63 Clark, Marcus (Selected and Edited) Sources of Australian History (The World's Classics No 558)
London Oxford University Press 1969 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 10 x 15cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped]Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with minor loss atop of age-darkened spine. Light marking to rear DJ. xii, 622 pages A collection of documents on Australian political and social history sourced from not only official reports and papers but also newspaper files, ballads and songs. ID274503 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Big History Question Snapshots of Australian History, Clarke, Frank G.
64 Clarke, Frank G. The Big History Question Snapshots of Australian History
Sydney Kangaroo Press 1998 0864179545 / 9780864179548 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 232 pages Based on questions from his ABC radio quiz and discussion programme, Clarke examines a selection of little-known tales from Australia's past. ID253338 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Australian Democracy, Cochrane, Peter
65 Cochrane, Peter Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Australian Democracy
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 2007 0522853315 / 9780522853315 Reprint Trade Paperback 
A Very Good copy. Colour plates. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 581 pages ID249504 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Australian Federation, Cockburn, John A. Sir
66 Cockburn, John A. Sir Australian Federation
London Horace Marshall & Son 1901 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Red cloth boards with gilt to face & spine. Previous owners neat stamp to preliminary pages and rear endpaper. 250 pages Sir John Alexander Cockburn (1850-1929) was an ardent Federationist, representing South Australia at the 1890 federation conference, and the 1891 and 1897-98 conventions. He was also the only notable South Australian to attend the unofficial People's Federal Convention at Bathurst in 1896. He and Kingston were the only two delegates in 1891 to support Sir George Grey's proposal that the governor-general and the State governors should be elected by the people. A collection of his articles and speeches was published in Australian Federation (London, 1901), dedicated to his close friend, Sir J. Langdon Bonython. ID141951 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea, Collingridge, George
67 Collingridge, George The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea
Sydney Pan Books 1982 0330270389 / 9780330270380 Facsimile Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Colour maps. 126 pages A facsimile of the 1895 edition - the first full-length historical study to investigate early European explorations of Australia's coastlines. ID293021 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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68 Condliffe, J.B. The Development of Australia
Sydney Ure Smith 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ has some underside stains and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Minor tape stains to endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 294pages ID2749 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Invention of Terra Nullius. Historical and Legal Fictions on the Foundation of Australia, Connor, Michael
69 Connor, Michael The Invention of Terra Nullius. Historical and Legal Fictions on the Foundation of Australia
Sydney Macleay Press 2005 1876492163 / 9781876492168 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 362 pages This book is not just a trenchant critique of recent historiography. It overturns the received interpretation of Australian history and puts a new perspective on this country's beginnings. ID297788 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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At Home in Australia, Conrad, Peter
70 Conrad, Peter At Home in Australia
London Thames & Hudson 2003 0500511411 / 9780500511411 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages ID296488 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Sex and Anarchy : The Life and Death of the Sydney Push, Coombs, Anne
71 Coombs, Anne Sex and Anarchy : The Life and Death of the Sydney Push
Ringwood Viking 1996 0670870692 / 9780670870691 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Softcover with wraps. Interior yellowed, especially at prelims. Review copy with stamp to title page. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 340 pages Throughout the 1950s and 1960s , the Sydney Push was a bohemian and anarchic network encompassing a huge range of people from the professions to the arts. ID258388 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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A Very Australian Conversation [Boyer Lectures 2009], Cosgrove, Peter General
72 Cosgrove, Peter General A Very Australian Conversation [Boyer Lectures 2009]
Sydney ABC Books 2010 0733328075 / 9780733328077 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 107 pages ID292466 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Frontier Country Australia's Outback Heritage  2 Volume set., Coupe, Sheena (Editor)
73 Coupe, Sheena (Editor) Frontier Country Australia's Outback Heritage 2 Volume set.
Sydney Weldon Russell 1989 1875202005 / 9781875202003 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjackets. DJs now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeves. Excellent copies. Housed in card slip cover. Colour and black & white illustrations. 400, 400 pages An exploration of the outback, its people and the elements that create its distincitive ethos. ID85225 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe: Explorer, Creaghe, Emily Caroline [Edited and Introduced by Peter Monteath]
74 Creaghe, Emily Caroline [Edited and Introduced by Peter Monteath] The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe: Explorer
Adelaide Corkwood Press 2004 1876247142 / 9781876247140 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Coloured maps. 117 pages Creaghe's diary, published here in full for the first time, is one of the most remarkable documents of Australian exploration, written by one of the rarest of explorers - a woman. ID199361 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Camp By the River. An Account of Capt. Charles Sturt's Voyage Down the River Murray - 1830, Croker, Herbert
75 Croker, Herbert The Camp By the River. An Account of Capt. Charles Sturt's Voyage Down the River Murray - 1830
Adelaide Charles Sturt Memorial Museum Trust Inc 1979 1st Edition Staple Bound 
Small Quarto Size [approx 18.5cm x 25cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Drawings and Map. Covers very lightly soiled. 16 pages The illustrations of the camp are from photographs of a model of Sturt's camp made by the author. ID272318 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd, Cryle, Denis
76 Cryle, Denis Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017 1925588092 / 9781925588095 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps 313 pages 'Telegraph' Todd became a legend in his own lifetime for introducing Australian colonists to a new information age. But only recently has the full extent of his many and varied achievements come to light. Now for the first time, Denis Cryle recounts the whole story of Todd's remarkable life and legacy. In a world of technological change and scientific innovation, his dynamic example remains as potent as ever. ID293713 
Price: 52.95 AUD
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The Federation Catalogue Household Life in Australia 1890-1915, Cuffley, Peter
77 Cuffley, Peter The Federation Catalogue Household Life in Australia 1890-1915
Noble Park, Victoria The Five Mile Press 1997 186463099X / 9781864630992 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Light stain and light wear to edges and corners. 120 pages ID297581 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Hung Out to Dry. Gilbert Toyne's Classic Australian Clothes Hoist, Cuffley, Peter & Middlemis, Cas
78 Cuffley, Peter & Middlemis, Cas Hung Out to Dry. Gilbert Toyne's Classic Australian Clothes Hoist
Adelaide Published by Cas Middlemis 2009 0646508555 / 9780646508559 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations and photographs. 189 pages Tells the story of Gilbert Toyne, the inventor who designed and patented the first all-metal Australian rotary clothes hoist. ID286722 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Their Chastity Was Not Too Rigid. Leisure times in Early Australia, Cumes, J.W.C.
79 Cumes, J.W.C. Their Chastity Was Not Too Rigid. Leisure times in Early Australia
Melbourne Melbourne Longman Cheshire 1979 0582714567 / 9780582714564 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 378 pages ID234990 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore, Davey, Gwenda Beed & Seal, Graham [Editors]
80 Davey, Gwenda Beed & Seal, Graham [Editors] The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1993 0195530578 / 9780195530575 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 381pages. Entries ranged from the descriptive [Gumleaf playing] to the analytical [popular culture and folklore]. ID203664 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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