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1 AUSTRALIANS FROM EVERYWHERE Rogues, Misfits and Adventurers Who Formed a New Society
Sydney Bay Books circa 1986 0858359154 / 9780858359154 Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good+ in Very Good + Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 280 pages ID248649 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Exploring the Mysterious South. The tales of the men who sought new lands and fortune in the Pacific's uncharted territories.
Sydney Bay Books No Date 085835912x / 9780858359123 Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 280 pages Deals mostly with the exploration of Australia. Chapters written by Valmai Phillips, Patricia Coburn & Ann Howard ID231250 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Australia As it Is or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life, A Clergyman
3 A Clergyman Australia As it Is or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life
Melbourne Paul Flesch & Company 1967[1867] Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a little sunned [common] & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. 257 pages ID206635 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Australia From A Woman's Point of View, Ackermann, Jessie
4 Ackermann, Jessie Australia From A Woman's Point of View
London Cassell & Company Ltd 1981 072690029X / 9780726900297 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine sunned & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Bookplate to Front Free End paper. 245 pages First published in 1913. American born but well travelled Jessie Ackermann recorded her forthright impressions of her Australian W.C.T.U. work and travels. This was a significant commentary on the position of women in Australia in the early twentieth century. ID183554 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Shearers, Adam-Smith, Patsy
5 Adam-Smith, Patsy The Shearers
Sydney Nelson 1982 0170058840 / 9780170058841 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 416 pages The first history of that independent army of men who tramped the great shearing routes of the outback. The author visited sheds in every state and talked to shearers, musterers, teamsters, drovers, cooks and many more. She tells of the strikes in the 1890s when unionism came to the industry and of the characters, life in the sheds, and the antics of this unique group. ID284080 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Charles Davis 150 Years, Alexander, Alison
6 Alexander, Alison Charles Davis 150 Years
Melbourne Harris Scarfe Holdings 1998 0646361562 / 9780646361567 Limited Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Colour and black & white photographs & illustrations throughout. Copy number 999 of 2000. 253 pages The story of the hardware business, founded by Charles Davis [a convict transported to Australia in the mid 19th century], and how it grew from its Tasmanian beginnings into an Australia-wide chain of department stores. ID190463 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Museums Australia Journal Volumes 2-3 1991-1992, Anderson, Margaret [Edited by]
7 Anderson, Margaret [Edited by] Museums Australia Journal Volumes 2-3 1991-1992
Melbourne Melbourne Museums Association of Australia 1993 1st thus Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. 247 pages Includes a variety of papers organised under the following headings: Cultural Policy; New Directions in Museums; History and Museums; Material Culture Research; Research Notes; Reviews. ID224136 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Nothing But Gold the Diggers of 1852, Annear, Robyn
8 Annear, Robyn Nothing But Gold the Diggers of 1852
Melbourne Text Publishing 1999 1876485078 / 9781876485078 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Black & white illustrations. 329 pages A lively history of an astonishing year in the early days of the gold rush in Australia. ID292176 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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9 Annear, Robyn The Man Who Lost Himself: The Unbelievable Story of the Tichborne Claimant
London Robinson 2003 1841197998 / 9781841197999 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 430 pages ID271123 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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10 Atkinson, Ann (Editor) Footnote People in Australian History
Sydney The Fairfax Library 1987 0949707120 / 9780949707123 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 240 pages ID242997 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Gold in Australia, Barrett, Charles
11 Barrett, Charles Gold in Australia
London Cassell & Company Ltd 1951 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some small loss and is rubbed at base of front panel - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates & photographs. Some plates by S.T. Gill. 100pages Marking the centenary of the discovery of payable gold in Australia, this book is a notable addition to the literature relating to the "gold colonies". ID261283 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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From a Bush Hut, Barrett,Charles
12 Barrett,Charles From a Bush Hut
London Cassell & Co. 1942 1st Edition Hardback 
12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some light edgewear and minor soiling [common] - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owners name whited-out on ffep. DJ is NOT price-clipped. Black & white illustrations. 131pages ID1703 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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'A passion for exploring new countries'. Matthew Flinders & George Bass, Bastian, Josephine
13 Bastian, Josephine 'A passion for exploring new countries'. Matthew Flinders & George Bass
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2016 1925333728 / 9781925333725 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Black and white maps. 301 pages Flinders wanted to be an explorer 'second only to Cook', Bass a naturalist, another Sir Joseph Banks, and a rich Sydney trader. For eight years these two pursued their destiny. Their voyages changed the map of Australia, and Flinders gave it its name. They were ready for even greater ventures. Their incredible story is all true everything in it did happen. This book is historically rigorous, yet its protagonists' fascinating and contrasting characters, the powerful background of the Napoleonic War, and the extraordinary events of their lives make it as gripping as any novel. ID292096 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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Memories of Tasmania and of the McLeay River and New England Districts of New South Wales and of Port Fairy in the Western District of Port Phillip 1834 -1848, Baxter, Annie [Annie Maria Dawbin]
14 Baxter, Annie [Annie Maria Dawbin] Memories of Tasmania and of the McLeay River and New England Districts of New South Wales and of Port Fairy in the Western District of Port Phillip 1834 -1848
Adelaide Sullivan's Cove 1980 1st thus Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Limited to 500 copies of which this is an out-of sequence unnumbered copy. 88 pages First published in 1873 by the author. This current edition includes some corrections and an Appendix 'Rolf Boldrewood's Yambuck (from Old Melbourne Memories, 1884)'. Annie Baxter [1816-1905], later known as Annie Maria Dawbin, was a diarist and pioneer. "Mrs Dawbin was a woman of outstanding personality, with intellectual gifts and education well above the average. The thirty-two volumes of her diary, which are in the Dixson Library, provide an intimate account of her experiences and emotions as an army officer's wife, a pioneer settler, a social figure and a traveller, and show deep insight into the social life of town and country in three Australian colonies between 1834 and 1865." Australian Dictionary of Biography ID288208 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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The Dreadnought of the Darling, Bean, C.E.W.
15 Bean, C.E.W. The Dreadnought of the Darling
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1956 1st Australian Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some small loss and marks, is price-clipped and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Stamp to top corner of front free endpaper. 256 pages Account of a voyage on the Darling River in south-east Australia by steamboat. ID293481 
Price: 120.00 AUD
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Fellowship of Three: The Lives and Association of John Hunter [1728-1793] ; James Cook [1728-1779]; and Joseph Banks [1743-1820], Beasley, A.W.
16 Beasley, A.W. Fellowship of Three: The Lives and Association of John Hunter [1728-1793] ; James Cook [1728-1779]; and Joseph Banks [1743-1820]
Sydney Kangaroo Press 1993 0864175426 / 9780864175427 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. DJ spine a little faded. Illustrated with Colour & Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 80 pages. ID15921 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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17 Beasley, A.W. The Mantle of Surgery. The First Seventy-five Years of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Melbourne Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2002 0473083639 / 9780473083632 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 310 pages This commemorative history traces the development of what is now the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and it tells of those who helped make the college what it is today. ID263476 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Early Australia With Shame Remembered, Beatty, Bill
18 Beatty, Bill Early Australia With Shame Remembered
London Cassell & Company Ltd 1962 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is a little edgeworn, with a chip to lower rear edge and has a slightly faded spine. Previous owner's initials to front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 212 pages ID293052 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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19 Bedford, Randolph Naught to Thirty-Three
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1976 0522841015 / 9780522841015 Reprint Hardbound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. 335pages ID184492 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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AIMS. The first twenty-five years, Bell, Peter Dr. (Principal Author) and Veron, Charlie (Editor)
20 Bell, Peter Dr. (Principal Author) and Veron, Charlie (Editor) AIMS. The first twenty-five years
Townsville Australian Institute of Marine Science 1998 0642322120 / 9780642322128 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. Excellent condition. Leatherette boards with silver title to face and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. vii, 173 pages A history of the Australian Institute of Marine Science. ID214599 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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