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The Creation of Trust: A History of the Public Trustees, Dent, Craig
81 Dent, Craig The Creation of Trust: A History of the Public Trustees
North Melbourne Chancery Bold 2017 1925588289 / 9781925588286 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 233 pages The Creation of Trust is the intriguing story of Australia's Public Trustees, revealing their rich heritage and casting a rarely-seen light on their often misunderstood purpose, services and contribution to society. The office of the Public Trustee has a long and curious past stretching back to medieval times. This book explores its history and is an account of scandal, honour, sustainability, resilience and of how Public Trustees today continue to be of service to Australians in an environment of social change and increasing community expectations. ID296022 
Price: 42.95 AUD
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National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries, Dent, Margaret (Exhibition Curator)
82 Dent, Margaret (Exhibition Curator) National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries
Canberra National Library of Australia 2005 064227620X / 9780642276209 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Spine very lightly faded. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and drawings. xii, 162 pages The catalogue for the touring exhibition which opened in the National Library, Canberra in December, 2005. ID284410 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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83 DIAMOND, Marion Creative Meddler: The Life and Fantasies of Charles St Julian
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1990 0522844235 / 9780522844238 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. [x]179pages. ID270637 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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No Charity There.  A Short History of Social Welfare in Australia, Dickey, Brian
84 Dickey, Brian No Charity There. A Short History of Social Welfare in Australia
Melbourne Nelson 1980 0170052486 / 9780170052481 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 252 pages ID294204 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Far Cry: Town Crying in the Antipodes, Doggett, Anne
85 Doggett, Anne A Far Cry: Town Crying in the Antipodes
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2015 1925333027 / 9781925333022 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 170 pages For a century and a half town criers walked the streets of Australian capital cities, regional centres, and country towns, ringing their bells and conveying their messages. Australia's first town crier was a convict who arrived with the First Fleet, and there have been town criers ever since, throughout the country. Town criers once played an important role in communities without radio and in which literacy was far from universal. Even today town criers continue to amuse and delight the Australian public. This fascinating account is the first to tell their full story. ID285715 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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86 Donley, R.J.R. Victims of Justice: The Australian Convicts
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1978 0727005839 / 9780727005830 Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition, (Issued without Dustjacket) Black & white illustrations. 88pages ID11108 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Miss D & Miss N an extraordinary partnership.  The diary of Anne Drysdale, Drysdale, Anne; Edited by Bev Roberts
87 Drysdale, Anne; Edited by Bev Roberts Miss D & Miss N an extraordinary partnership. The diary of Anne Drysdale
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2009 1921509147 / 9781921509148 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour plates. xv, 331pp In 1839 Miss Anne Drysdale sailed from Scotland to Port Phillip. She was 47 years old and determined to be a sheep farmer. She soon took up land near Geelong and formed a partnership with another enterprising woman, Caroline Newcomb. They established a successful pastoral business and for 13 years lived and worked together on their properties. Their daily life was recorded in Anne's diaries providing a rare, detailed account of domestic and farming life in 1840's. ID249298 
Price: 44.00 AUD
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88 Ducharme, Leon [Leandre] Mackaness, George [Translated by] Journal of a Political Exile In Australia
Dubbo Review Publications 1976 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Staple-bound - pamphlet style. 79 pages Originally published by Mackaness in a limited edition. This is Volume II in the new series of Australian Historical Monographs. Ducharme was one of the Canadian rebels trenasported to Australia. ID271112 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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'There Goes The Neighbourhood' Australia's Migrant Experience, Dugan, Michael and Szwarc, Josef
89 Dugan, Michael and Szwarc, Josef 'There Goes The Neighbourhood' Australia's Migrant Experience
Melbourne Macmillan 1984 0333357124 / 9780333357125 1st Edition Hardback 
Folio Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 200 pages ID142697 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Hero as Murderer.  The life of Edward John Eyre Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815-1901, Dutton, Geoffrey
90 Dutton, Geoffrey The Hero as Murderer. The life of Edward John Eyre Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815-1901
London and Melbourne Collins/Cheshire 1967 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Mild edgewear to DJ. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 416 pages ID284954 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Innovators. The Sydney Alternatives in the Rise of Modern Art, Literature and Ideas, Dutton, Geoffrey
91 Dutton, Geoffrey The Innovators. The Sydney Alternatives in the Rise of Modern Art, Literature and Ideas
Melbourne Macmillan 1986 033341473X / 9780333414736 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. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 266 pages This book traces some of the ideas and images which inspired Sydney artists, writers and architects from the gestation period of the 1930s, symbolised in the opening of the Harbour Bridge, to the creative ferment of the late 1960s. ID296045 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War, Dwyer, Jacqueline
92 Dwyer, Jacqueline Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017 1925588122 / 9781925588125 Revised Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiv, 347 pages From the late 19th century to the 1950s, many wool buyers from the Flanders region of France and Belgium emigrated to Australia with their families to establish careers as buyers for the woollen mills of Europe. A peaceful period of business building ended suddenly in 1914 when the Flanders men of Australia returned to the defence of their homeland. Their villages, towns and fields became the site of some of the worst killing of World War One. They fought and died in battles all along the Western Front. Jacqueline Dwyer's grandfather came to Australia in 1889 and her father, Jacques, saw action with both French and Australian units. Through the life of this family a story of immigration, commerce and war is brought vividly to life. ID294536 
Price: 38.95 AUD
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93 Edwards, Jack Out of the Blue a History of Reckitt & Colman in Australia
Sydney Reckitt & Colman 1982 095935011X / 9780959350111 1st Edition Ed Hardcover 
Sm8vo., Fine in Fine Dustjacket - now protected 112pages. ID15952 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Furthest Shore. Images of Terra Australis from the Middle Ages to Captain Cook, Eisler, William
94 Eisler, William The Furthest Shore. Images of Terra Australis from the Middle Ages to Captain Cook
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1995 0521392683 / 9780521392686 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm].Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. xii, 180 pages Illustrated with Portuguese, Spanish, French, Dutch and English images, this is a visual account of the construction of Terra Australis in the European imagination and as scientific fact. ID268770 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Lighting The Flame Junior School Heads' Association of Australia, Emmett, K. et al (Editors)
95 Emmett, K. et al (Editors) Lighting The Flame Junior School Heads' Association of Australia
Adelaide Openbook Publishers 2000 0646394177 / 9780646394176 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 Black and White Photographs. 304 pages The history of this Independent Schools association. Covers the history and development of the association, the personalities & membership records. ID217138 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Girl from Botany Bay: The True Story of the Convict Mary Broad and Her Extraordinary Escape, Erickson, Carolly
96 Erickson, Carolly The Girl from Botany Bay: The True Story of the Convict Mary Broad and Her Extraordinary Escape
Sydney Pan Macmillan Australia 2004 1405035889 / 9781405035880 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 218 pages Combines all the fascination of Australia's early penal history with page-turning drama. ID261265 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Rum Rebellion A Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps (A&R Classics), Evatt, H. V.
97 Evatt, H. V. Rum Rebellion A Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps (A&R Classics)
Angus & Robertson 1980 0207136521 / 9780207136528 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Some faint yellowing to covers edges. 240 pages Includes the John Murtagh Macrossan Memorial Lectures delivered at the University of Queensland, June 1937. ID290903 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Children in Australia. An Outline History, Fabian, Sue & Loh, Morag
98 Fabian, Sue & Loh, Morag Children in Australia. An Outline History
Melbourne Hyland House 1980 0908090315 / 9780908090310 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. Mild and faint foxing to covers.Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 248 pages Explores the contribution made by children to Australian history and society - from Aboriginal children before 1788 through to the end of the 1970s. ID293210 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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99 Fenner, Frank; Rees, A.L.G. [Edited by] THE AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS. [1954-1979]
Canberra Australian Academy of Science 1980 0858470845 / 9780858470842 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition, no dustjacket. Black & white illustrations. xiv, 286pp ID227859 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Squatting: Romance & Reality, Ferguson, James
100 Ferguson, James Squatting: Romance & Reality
North Melbourne Arcadia 2017 1925588300 / 9781925588309 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 261 pages James Ferguson describes what the squatting life was like, how stations were founded and developed, where the squatters came from, and what kinds of people they were. Their rugged individualism did much to form the Australian character, and theirs is a story of courage and determination, but also of tragedy as economic progress led to the degradation of the land and destruction of the Aboriginal way of life. ID294569 
Price: 43.95 AUD
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