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1 Arnold, Malcolm NORTHERN TERRITORY WILDLIFE
Adelaide Endeavour Publishing 1986 0958897204 / 9780958897204 Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Cover a little creased. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Spine a little sun-faded. 63 Pages Paintings and Text by Malcolm Arnold. A delightful book. ID219670 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Northern Territory-South Australian 'White Elephant'/Commonwealth Prize: Perception and Reality in the Federation Era [Occasional Papers No 22 - State Library of the Northern Territory], Atherton, Cynthia M.
2 Atherton, Cynthia M. The Northern Territory-South Australian 'White Elephant'/Commonwealth Prize: Perception and Reality in the Federation Era [Occasional Papers No 22 - State Library of the Northern Territory]
Darwin State Library of the Northern Territory 1991 0724506055 / 9780724506057 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. 23 pages This paper deals with the period of Northern Territory history shortly before the time of Federation until the Commonwealth takeover in 1911. ID291222 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Alice on the Line, Blackwell, Doris and Lockwood, Douglas
3 Blackwell, Doris and Lockwood, Douglas Alice on the Line
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1965 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. 204 pages Doris Blackwell's father was the officer-in-charge of the Alice Springs telegraph station from 1899-1908. This is her story of life at The Alice at the turn of the 20th century. ID234163 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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"The Father, Brother, Uncle, Aunt and Numerous Other Watchful Relatives of the Place: John George Knight and the Northern Territory 1880-1892 (Occasional Papers No. 41), Carment, David with Wilson, Helen J. & James, Barbara
4 Carment, David with Wilson, Helen J. & James, Barbara "The Father, Brother, Uncle, Aunt and Numerous Other Watchful Relatives of the Place: John George Knight and the Northern Territory 1880-1892 (Occasional Papers No. 41)
Darwin State Library of the Northern Territory 1993 0724507655 / 9780724507658 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staplebound- card covers. v, 16 pages Text of a Talk presented at the State Library in 1992 . A picture of the life and achievements of John Knight, one of the most able and colourful Government Residents the Territory has ever had. ID292217 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Sourgrapes and Justice ( or 3 Comets and a Camel) [Signed by Author], Cramer, G.(' Bert) R
5 Cramer, G.(' Bert) R Sourgrapes and Justice ( or 3 Comets and a Camel) [Signed by Author]
Published by the Author 1993 0646135902 / 9780646135908 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs drawings. Signed by the author. 101 pages The autobiography of a scientist, and rancher from Alice Springs. He was the first to note the presence of the great central asteroid impact, now known as MAPCIS (Massive Australian Precambrian/Cambrian Impact Structure). ID277968 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Land Full of Possibilities. A History of South Australia's Northern Territory, Donovan, P.F.
6 Donovan, P.F. A Land Full of Possibilities. A History of South Australia's Northern Territory
St. Lucia University of Queensland Press 1981 0702216062 / 9780702216060 1st Edition Hardbound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. With b/w plates and maps. 267 pages The story of South Australia's efforts to maintain a colony in the Northern Territory from the beginnings in 1863 until 1911, when no longer able to carry the burden of mounting debt, control of the Territory was transferred from South Australia to the Commonwealth. ID178648 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Alice Springs. Its History and the People Who Made It, Donovan, Peter
7 Donovan, Peter Alice Springs. Its History and the People Who Made It
Alice Springs Alice Springs Town Council 1988 0731633466 / 9780731633463 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. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Signed by author. 399 pages The first full account of the history development of Alice Springs. ID293515 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Founding of Maningrida [Occasional Papers No 7], Doolan, Jack
8 Doolan, Jack The Founding of Maningrida [Occasional Papers No 7]
Darwin Northern Territory Library Service 1989 0724504850 / 9780724504855 1st thus Staple Bound 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. 16 pages ID291256 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 Downer, Sidney Patrol Indefinite The Northern Territory Police Force
Adelaide Rigby 1963 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ has some creases & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 212 pages This book is packed with incidents that helped to make the Northern Territory Mounted Police Force famous - encounters with aboriginal outlaws and white desperadoes, long patrols through waterlogged or waterless country in search of cattle-duffers, the quest for the mythical "White women of Arnhem Land", the rescue work of the police during the Darwin bombings, the handling of Mrs Petrov's defection from the Russians, the Darwin "Revolution", and many more. ID232046 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Rebuilding the Beacon: Point Smith, Port Essington {Occasional Papers No. 27), Flynn, Father Frank
10 Flynn, Father Frank Rebuilding the Beacon: Point Smith, Port Essington {Occasional Papers No. 27)
Darwin State Library of the Northern Territory 1992 0724506616 / 9780724506613 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - staplebound. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 11 pages ID291501 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 Flynn, Frank with Keith Wi Northern Frontiers
Sydney F.P. Leonard n.d. Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and tear to rear panel with some loss. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. vi, 210pp ID238256 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Point Charles Lighthouse and the Military Occupation of Cox Peninsula [Occasional Papers No 4], Foley, Mike
12 Foley, Mike Point Charles Lighthouse and the Military Occupation of Cox Peninsula [Occasional Papers No 4]
Darwin Northern Territory Library Service 1987 0724504451 / 9780724504459 1st thus Staple Bound 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. 14 pages ID291255 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Prospects of Agriculture in the Northern Territories Report of the Forster Committee, Forster, H. C. [Chairman
13 Forster, H. C. [Chairman Prospects of Agriculture in the Northern Territories Report of the Forster Committee
Canberra Commonwealth of Australia [Department of Territories] [1960] 1st Edition Card Covers 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good+ Condition. Covers a little grubby and title inked to spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and fold-out colour maps [all maps in very good condition]. 241 pages In 1959 Paul Hasluck, Minister for Territories appointed a Committee to enquire into agricultural prospects in the Northern Territory. This comprehensive report ensued. The contents include: Recommendations; I. Introduction; II. Agricultural History; III. Resources; IV. Land Clearing; V. Pastures; VI. Beef Cattle; VII. Rice; VIII. Peanuts; IX. Fruit and Vegetables; X. Other Crops and Fodders; XI. Land Use Systems; XII. Water Supplies; XIII. Fertilizers; XIV. Transport; XV. Land Tenure; XVI. Credit and Financial Assistance; XVII. Government Services; XVIII. From Research to Commercial Farming; XIX. Land Development and Land Settlement; XX. Finale; Also has 9 Appendixes including Appendix I. Promoting Closer Settlement in the Northern Territory; Appendix IV. General History of the Northern Territory; etc. ID283504 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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All the Flavours of the Time Returns: Using Oral History to Explore the Top End's Chinese Heritage, Giese, Diana
14 Giese, Diana All the Flavours of the Time Returns: Using Oral History to Explore the Top End's Chinese Heritage
Darwin State Library of the Northern Territory 1994 072450821X / 9780724508211 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers, staple bound. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 21 pages Occasional Papers No. 45 State Library of the Northern Territory. The text of a talk given by the author in 1993. ID291215 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Darwin Institute of Technology: A Historical Perspective [Occasional Papers No. 20], Giese, Nan
15 Giese, Nan The Darwin Institute of Technology: A Historical Perspective [Occasional Papers No. 20]
Darwin Northern Territory Library Service 1990 1st thus Staple Bound 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. 12 pages ID291263 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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16 Grant, Arch Palmerston to Darwin. 75 Years Service on the Frontier
Sydney Frontier Publishing 1990 073169905X / 9780731699056 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 181 pages The story of Archibald Bogle and the Wesleyan Church in the Northern Territory. ID277918 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Shady Tree, Harney, W.E. [Bill] and Lockwood, Douglas
17 Harney, W.E. [Bill] and Lockwood, Douglas The Shady Tree
Adelaide Rigby 1963 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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 206 pages ID228268 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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North of the Ten Commandments: A Collection of Northern Territory Literature, Headon, David [Edited by]
18 Headon, David [Edited by] North of the Ten Commandments: A Collection of Northern Territory Literature
Sydney Hodder & Stoughton 1991 0340526661 / 9780340526668 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 348 pages A skilful arrangement of an extraordinary collection of myths, yarns, legends, songs, novel excerpts, jokes, speeches, journal entries, letters, interviews, poems, government enquiries and newspaper items. All of these organised under the following headings: Origins, Early White Voyages and Exploration, The Whites dig-in, White Depiction of Aborigines, The Black View, Pilgrims, My Spirit My Country, A Bastard of a Place, Sites and Sightings, Darwin Mad Capital of the North, Adventures Incongruities Incredibilities, Nature's Stage, Sprees Drunks and Race Meetings, Opening up the Country Drovers Buffalo Hunters and Miners, Rock Belong Jesus Dreaming, and Hang on like I Done. ID253277 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Rock Travelling to Uluru, Hill, Barry
19 Hill, Barry The Rock Travelling to Uluru
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1994 186373712X / 9781863737128 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Inscribed by author. 319 pages ID261940 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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20 JARVER, Peter Kakadu Country
Darwin Thunderhead Publishing 1988 0958906718 / 9780958906715 Hardcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Spot to lower edge of front pastedown and free endpaper (where prised apart previously) Illustrated with Colour photographs of high quality. 119 pages ID236939 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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