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Murray Collection of South Australian Departmental Stamps 1868-1874 1st Edition. National Gallery of SA. Adelaide. 1953. Paperback .56pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .Sir George John Robert Murray bequeathed by his will his unique collection of South Australian departmental stamps to the National Gallery. This is a catalogue of an exhibition that took place in 1953. .Antiques&Collect [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #1680], AU$40.00

Western Australia An Official Handbook for The Information of Commercial Men, Migrants, and Tourists 1st Edition. Government of Western Australia. Perth. 1925. Hardback .264 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Very slight rippling to top edge of pages. Green boards with gilt title and blind-stamped sub-title. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Several maps - some fold-out. . .Aust-WA [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #104242], AU$50.00

Abbott, Lucy Beneath The Hill. Tales of Tepko 1st Edition. Published by Author. Adelaide. 1985. Softcover .72 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Signed by the author. .A review of the Tepko area [in the Mount Lofty Ranges], where a railway siding, followed by a Post Office, was introduced to an old established community. It examines how the links with the past, influence on and by the environment, allied interests, industries and other factors each made a contribution to the area. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285647], AU$30.00

Alexakis, Effy & Janiszewski, Leonard In Their Own Image Greek Australians 1st Edition. Hale & Iremonger. Sydney. 1998. Hardback .240 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has a minor crease to base of front panel & is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .This book captures the stories, the successes, the conflicts and the previously unrecognised diversity of Australia's Greek migration and settlement. .Aust-History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285722], AU$45.00

Anderson, Max Pubs, Pews and Powerbrokers. Celebrating the Living Heritage of North Adelaide 1st Edition. Adelaide City Council. Adelaide. 2007. Hardback .102 pages .Square Quarto Size [approx 25x25cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards - a like new copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Endpaper maps. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285840], AU$45.00

Ashdown, Dulcie M. Tudor Cousins. Rivals for the Throne 1st Edition. Sutton Publishing. Phoenix Mill. 2000. Hardback .252 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. A scarce title. .The author uncovers the true stories of rivals for the crown, some of history's "might-have-beens". .History-UK & Ireland [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285744], AU$120.00

Baerwald, Marcus and Mahoney, Tom The Story of Jewelry 1st UK Edition. Abelard-Schuman. London. 1960. Hardback .222 pages .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. Dustjacket is price clipped. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. .An account of the lore, lure, science and value of precious stones and noble metals. .Art-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285887], AU$45.00

Beer, Gordon [as told to Peter Read] Dust, Sweat and Tears 1st Edition. Published by Author. Pata. 1980. Softcover .96 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .Both an autobiography and a local history of Pata in the Riverland. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285861], AU$20.00

Bell, Peter Dr. (Principal Author) and Veron, Charlie (Editor) AIMS. The first twenty-five years 1st Edition. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville. 1998. Hardback .vii, 173 pages .Quarto Size. Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. Excellent condition. Grey leatherette boards with silver title to face and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Uncommon. .A history of the Australian Institute of Marine Science .Aust-History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #214599], AU$50.00

Berkman, Don Making The Mount Isa Mine 1923-1933. The discovery of the giant Mount Isa silver-lead-zinc ore deposit, the formation of Mount Isa Mines Limited, and the development of the mine and township. 1st Edition. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Carlton. 1996. Hardback .161 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. .Spectrum Series No. 1. As well as history of the Mt Isa mine and township also includes brief biographies of notable figures involved in the discoveries and developments. .Earth Science [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285429], AU$50.00

Bhathal, Ragbir; Sutherland, Ralph & Butcher, Harvey Mt Stromlo Observatory. From Bush Observatory to the Nobel Prize 1st Edition. CSIRO Publishing. Melbourne. 2013. Hardback .330 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards - a like new copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. .This book tells the story of the Mt Stromlo Obseratory in Canberra which began with W.G. Duffield's idealism and vision in 1905 and its development led to Brian Schmidt [and his team] being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2011. .Science- Astronomy [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285837], AU$35.00

Birtles, Terry Charles Robert Scrivener: The Surveyor Who Sited Australia's National Capital Twice 1st Edition. Arcadia. North Melbourne. 2013. Softcover .284 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black and white maps. .This well-illustrated biography celebrates the achievements of ‘Charley’ Scrivener 1855–1923 – drawing upon his official reports, maps and family letters. The result is insight into suburban expansion of Victorian-era Sydney, rural closer settlement of the Riverina, and choice of Australia’s national capital. Loaned to the Commonwealth government to survey prospects of an ‘alpine’ federal capital, Scrivener recommended Snowy River water and hydroelectricity to Dalgety, gazetted 15 August 1904, but NSW objections led to his later demarcation of a territorial boundary and city site for ‘Yass–Canberra’ 1909. .Architecture [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285719], AU$39.95

Blacket, Rev. John A South Australian Romance. How a Colony was Founded and a Methodist Church Formed 1st Edition. Charles H. Kelly. London. 1899. Hardbound .214 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Front free endpaper very neatly pasted to verso of frontispiece [presumably to cover ownership details]. Inscribed on preliminary pages "To the Hon, T. Price. From the author June 1st, 1906." Illustrated with Black and White plates. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #175053], AU$120.00

Blaukopf {Compiled and edited by] with contributions by Zoltan Roman Mahler A Documentary Study 1st thus. Thames & Hudson. London. 1976. Hardback .280 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. .The first attempt to present documentary evidence of Mahler's activities both as a composer and conductor and to relate it to the social and cultural background of his times. .Music & Dance [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285870], AU$40.00

Bloomfield, Lin Norman Lindsay Impulse to Draw 1st Edition. Bay Books. Sydney. 1984. Hardback .223 pages .Large Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Minor bump to top rear corner. Dustjacket has somw light edgewear [common] and is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with black & white reproductions. .The book traces 79 years of Lindsay's artistic development through his pencil drawings - the only medium in which it is possible to do this. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #224080], AU$90.00

Boucher, Francois 20,000 Years of Fashion the History of Costume and Personal Adornment. 1st Edition [Assumed]. Harry N. Abrams. New York. no date . (circa 1968) Hardback .441 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm].Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. .The story of how people have dressed themselves from the earliest time up to the present is a fascinating side of human history. The styles, fashions, adornments, hairstyles, cosmetics, jewellery, uniforms etc - this is a definative study of this and more. .Art-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #193506], AU$75.00

Brady, Peter Whitefella Dreaming. The authorised biography of William Ricketts 1st Edition. Preferred Image. Olinda, Vic.. 1994. Hardbound .304 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good 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. .William Ricketts was an Australian potter and sculptor of the arts and crafts movement. Born in Victoria in 1898, he settled permanently in Mount Dandenong in 1934. Although not trained as a potter and never technically superior, the power of his vision of a modern Australia that embraces Aboriginal spirituality and respect for the natural world was his general message throughout his artworks. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #180999], AU$40.00

Bungey, Darleen John Olsen An Artist's Life 1st Edition. ABC Books. Sydney. 2014. Hardback .516 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Colour reproductions. .John Olsen, AO, OBE is an Australian artist & winner of the 2005 Archibald Prize. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285654], AU$30.00

Burfield, Gillian [Editor] Jacob's Ladder. A Family History Isle of Wight to South Australia 1836-1986 Isaac and Elizabeth Jacobs and their Descendants 1st Edition. Jacobs Family Heritage Assoc. Adelaide. 1986. Hardback .302 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrations by John and Gillian Burfield and Val Richardson. Previous Owners name/details to Preliminary Pages. Contains numerous b/w photographs and family trees. Family tree index. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #187811], AU$65.00

Burgess, H.T. The Cyclopedia of South Australia (2 volumes complete) Facsimile Edition. Austaprint. Adelaide. 1978. Hardback .630, 1101 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt to face and spine. Two (2) volume set. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. A heavy set. .A facsimile of the original 1907 and 1909 editions. An historical and commercial review with descriptive and biographical facts, figures and illustrations. The Cyclopedia presents a comprehensive account of the State of South Australia in most of its multifarious aspects, and of its founders and builders who have been actively engaged in its affairs. A fantastic resource. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #215982], AU$300.00

Caldwell, Donald The JG 26 War Diary [Two Volume Set] 1st Edition. Grub Street. London. 1996. & 1998 Hardback .346, 576 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjackets. DJ's protected in purpose-made plastic sleeves. A nice set. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Volume 1 is 1939-1942 & Volume 2 is 1943-1945. Previous owner's neat label to front pastedowns of both volumes. .Jagdgeschwader 26 [the Abbeville Kids], is the Luftwaffe fighter best known in the UK and USA and was considered to be the best German fighter from 1940-1944. .Military-Air [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285767], AU$80.00

Chandler, David G. (Editor) Napoleon's Marshals 1st UK Edition. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1987. Hardback .560 pages .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 Black & White Photographs and Maps. .Portraits of the twenty-six men who fought at Napoleon's side from the sweltering heat of the Pyramids of Egypt to the frozen horror of the Retreat from Moscow. .Military-Pre20th [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #186491], AU$45.00

Cockburn, Rodney Pastoral Pioneers of South Australia [2 volumes complete] Facsimile Edition. Lynton Publications. Adelaide. Circa 1972. Hardback .56 (index), 207, 263 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition. Burgundy cloth with gilt to face & spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Uncommon. .Originally published in 1925/1927. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #111316], AU$300.00

Colliver, E.J. Captain & Richardson, B.H. Lieutenant The Forty-Third: The Story and Official History of the 43rd Battalion, A.I.F. Facsimile Edition. John Burridge Military Antiques. Perth. No Date . 1980s Hardback .248 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket [As Issued]. Limited to 200 copies - this is copy 165. The edge of the rear endpaper is slightly rippled [minor binding flaw]. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Contains Muster Roll, Nominal Roll of Officers, Decorations Awarded, Roll of Honour, Casualty List, Prisoner List. Foreward by Jas. H. Cannan. Introduction by E. J. Colliver & B.H. Richardson. A quite scarce title. . .Military-WW1 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285687], AU$450.00

Cordes, Neville Kangaroo Island 184 Great Years A History in Photographs 1802-1986 1st Edition. Island Press. Kingscote. 1986. Softcover .280 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition - Card Covers. An excellent copy of this uncommon title. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by Author. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285725], AU$100.00

Couch-Keen, Glenda [Compiler] Equestrienne Australis The Story of Australia's Horsewomen 1st Edition. Side-Saddle Assoc. of S.A.. Springton. 1990. Hardcover .333 pages. .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Plates, Photographs and Drawings. .A definitive narrative, arranged chronologically, about the development of Australia's horsewomen. .Sport [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #280998], AU$40.00

Coventry, Lionel South Australian Personalities. A Selected Gallery of Notable Citizens, Leaders in their Respective Spheres, in the Communal Life of this State at the End of the First Half of the Twentieth Century 1st Edition. Published by Artist. Adelaide. 1950. Hardback .Unpaginated [278 pages] .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket - as issued. "Private Edition" of an unspecified number - this is copy no 14. Initialled and dated by the artist. 135 full page caricatures with photograph and short biographical details on opposite page. An excellent copy with only very minor wear. Previous owners name to preliminary pages. .Lionel Coventry was a portrait caricaturist, who drawings were exclusively of Adelaide citizens and its visitors, from all walks of life. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285723], AU$350.00

Crosby, Ron NZSAS The First fifty Years 1st Edition. Viking. Rosedale, NZ. 2009. Hardback .464 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .Foreword by Lt-Gen J. Mateparae, Chief of Defence Force. .Military-SAS [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285844], AU$50.00

Cumpston, J.S. Macquarie Island 1st Edition. Antarctic Division, Department of External Affairs. Melbourne. 1968. Hardback .380 pages .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 Black & White Photographs, Maps and Drawings. .This tells the story of the ships that visited the island and the men who manned them. A vivid and interesting account of a place and time marked by individual courage, seamanship and an ability to survive in the face of incredible hardship. A definite work. .Travel [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #193674], AU$130.00

Davis, Brian L. British Army Uniforms & Insignia of World War Two 1st Edition. Arms and Armour Press. London. 1983. Hardback .276 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Very minor tape mark to endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Four pages of colour plates. . .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #148540], AU$45.00

De La Rue, Kathy The Evolution of Darwin, 1869-1911. A history of the Northern Territory's capital city during the years of South Australian administration 1st Edition. Charles Darwin University Press. Darwin. 2004. Softcover .163 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .This book traces the development of Darwin's social and physical history of the forty-two years of South Australia's administration of the Northern Territory. Each chapter covers the term of office of the senior government officer in Darwin from Goyder to Samuel Mitchell. .Aust-NT [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285731], AU$40.00

Dodd, Andrew J J Clark : Architect of the Australian Renaissance 1st Edition. NewSouth Publishing. Sydney. 2012. Hardback .271 pages .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. Illustrated with sepia-toned photographs and drawings. .A fascinating biography of colonial architect, John James Clark who, over six decades designed some of the most beautiful buildings in Australia and New Zealand. .Architecture [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285891], AU$50.00

Donovan, Peter Values for Success. A History of National Pharmacies 1st Edition. Donovan and Associates. Adelaide. 2011. Hardback .276 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. 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. .This book marked 100 years since the opening of South Australia's first friendly societies' dispensary [the forerunner of National Pharmacies]. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285801], AU$40.00

Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter Full Bloom. The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe 1st Edition. W.W. Norton & Company. New York. 2004. Hardback .630 pages .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 Black and White Photographs & colour reproductions. .Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the most successful artists of the twentieth century, with enormous contributions to modern art, landscapes etc. .Art-Artists [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285818], AU$30.00

Dutkiewicz, Adam A Matter of Mind. An Introduction to the Art of Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz [1918-1999] 1st Edition. MoonArrow Press. Adelaide. 2006. Softcover .64 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine condition - Card covers. A like new copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. From the series "Modern Art in South Australia". .Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz was a painter, sculptor, writer, actor, stage designer and theatre director. He arrived in Adelaide in 1950 and soon made an impact on art in South Australia with his forceful expressionist paintings and experimental mode of abstraction. .Art-Artists [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285849], AU$40.00

Dyer, Elizabeth Symon The Bank Manager and His Family 1st Edition. Peacock Publications. Adelaide. 2012. Softcover .384 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. .Charles Tobin Cowle was the first manager of the English Scottish and Australian Chartered Bank on its premises in King William Street, Adelaide in 1883. His daughters became Lady Symon, wife of Sir Josiah Symon and Mrs Edmund Bowman , whose husband built Martindale, near Clare. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285688], AU$30.00

Edwards, Deborah Margaret Preston 1st Edition. Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney. 2005. Softcover .300 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine a little sunned. Illustrated with colour reproductions. B/w photographs. Includes CD. .Margaret Preston, Australia’s foremost woman painter between the wars, sent a series of shock-waves through art circles with her vital art, her spirited journalism and her belligerant enthusiasm for living, during a career that spanned over seventy years. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285652], AU$150.00

Elliott, Murray [Edited by Hugh Dunn] Occupational Hazards. A Doctor in Japan and Elsewhere 2nd Edition. Published by Author. Brisbane. 2011. [1995] Hardback .250 pages .Tall Octavo Size [approx 13x23cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket [As Issued]. Tipped in black & white photographs. Illustrated endpaper. First edition was limited to approximately 200 copies. This edition includes photographs not included in the first edition. .The book was originally part of a series published by Griffith University dealing with the experiences of Australians in Asia. The author was posted to Japan as part of the Allied Occupation post-WW2. .Biography [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285847], AU$30.00

Farquhar, Murray Derrick V.C. 1st Edition. Rigby. Adelaide. 1982. Hardback .205 pages .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. Maps to endpapers. .Thomas Currie "Diver" Derrick VC, DCM was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy". In November 1943, during the Second World War, Derrick assaulted a heavily defended Japanese position at Sattelberg, New Guinea. During the engagement, he scaled a cliff face while under heavy fire and silenced seven machine gun posts, before leading his platoon in a charge that destroyed a further three. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #276991], AU$75.00

Ferris, J.H. The Long Hard Beat. A History of the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron 1st Edition. Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. Melbourne. 1990. Hardback .239 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .This book is an essential part of the history of Port Phillip and also gives an understanding of the development of Australia's yachting prowess. .Nautical [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285845], AU$25.00

Figes, Orlando Crimea. The Last Crusade 1st Edition. Allen Lane. London. 2010. Hardback .575 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour & black and white plates. .The Crimean War dominated the mid nineteenth century with Russia pitted against Britain, France and the Ottoman Empire. It was a war for territory provoked by the fear that if the Ottoman Empire would collapse then Russia could control a huge swath of land from the Balkans to the Persian Gulf. Sounds a bit familiar? .Military-Pre20th [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285877], AU$30.00

Fitzgerald, Edward [Translated by]; Dulac, Edmund [Illustrations by] Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Facsimile Edition. Weathervane. . . [1977] Hardback .Unpaginated .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Full page colour plates by Edmund Dulac. .A facsimile of the 1909 Hodder & Stoughton edition. .Poetry [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285895], AU$40.00

Forbes, Ian L.D. From Colonial Surgeon to Health Commission. The Government Provision of Health Services in South Australia 1836-1995 1st Edition. Published by the Author. Adelaide. 1996. Hardback .379 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Previous owners details crossed out on front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #182873], AU$30.00

Ford, Ken Cassino. The Four Battles January-May 1944 1st Edition. The Crowood Press. Marlborough, UK. 2001. Hardback .128 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour plates by Mike Chappell of troops of eight of the armies involved. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .The grim story of the four battles of Cassino are told here in fascinating detail. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285851], AU$45.00

Fraser, David And We Shall Shock Them. The British Army in the Second World War 1st Edition. Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1983. Hardback .429 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .A thoughtful account of the British Army in World War II. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285898], AU$30.00

Frost, Thomas [Edited by Geoffrey Manning] Memoirs of Thomas Frost 1825-1910 Limited Edition. Gillingham Printers. Adelaide. 1985. Hardback .209 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine glassine dustjacket. An excellent copy. Red cloth boards with gilt decoration. A limited edition of 260 numbered copies - this is an out of sequence un-numbered copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Drawings & Maps Page edges speckled. Foreword by Walter Crocker. .Thomas Frost arrived in South Australia in 1839 and after a period working ni various jobs from labourer to drover and house-repairer he became an architect and is credited with such well-known buildings as Brougham Place Church. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285649], AU$125.00

Furby, Paula and Snowden, Betty The University of Adelaide Art Collections 1st thus. University of Adelaide. Adelaide. 1995. Softcover .60 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Stiff Card Covers. Illustrated with colour reproductions. .Introduction by Gavin Brown. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285814], AU$28.00

Gardissat, Paul [Collected and Transcribed by] Nabanga : An Illustrated Anthology of the Oral Traditions of Vanuatu 1st thus. Vanuatu National Cultural Council. Port-Vila. 2005. Softcover .303 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers in a very good dustjacket [now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve]. Black & white illustrations. .Translated into English by Kendra Gates and Sara Lightner. These stories come from the strong oral tradition that exists in the archipelago of Vanuatu. Except where noted these stories were all published before the independence of Vanuatu in 1980. They were collected by Gardissat from the 1960s onwards. .History-Pacific [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285823], AU$120.00

Gaylor, John Sons of John Company. The Indian & Pakistan Armies 1903-91 1st Edition. Spellmount Ltd. Tunbridge Wells UK. 1992. Hardback .379 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. .The Honorable East India Company was granted a charter to trade to the East Indies in 1600. The Company, John Company to its employees and customers, ran India driving out trade rivals from France and Portugal. After the Great Mutiny in 1857, Queen Victoria had The Crown assume responsibility for India and began the task of tidying up the three armies, and other military bodies, that had been raised over the previous two centuries. This was not fully accomplished until Kitchener created one unified Indian Army. This army was handed over to India and Pakistan on Partition in 1947. .Military-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285865], AU$35.00

Gibbs, R.M. Bulls Bears and Wildcats A Centenary History of The Stock Exchange of Adelaide Limited Edition. Peacock Publications. Adelaide. 1988. Hardback .518pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in full dark blue leather binding. Silver title to face and spine. Housed in a very good slipcase. A limited edition of 200 signed and numbered copies - this is copy 122 and signed by the author. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .The history of the first hundred years of the Stock Exchange of Adelaide - from its birth in 1887 to 1988. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285650], AU$75.00

Gill, Thomas The History and Topography of Glen Osmond Facsimile Edition. Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1974. [1905] Hardback .161 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Map. Australiana Facsimile Editions No 193. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #142648], AU$40.00

Glistak, John P. Jamestown Primary School - Perseverence 1st Edition. Jamestown Primary School Council Inc.. Jamestown, SA. 1988. Softcover .136 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Minor rubbing to covers near spine. Previous owners name to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .A history of Jamestown Primary School from 1874 until 1988. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285746], AU$25.00

Goodman, Rupert Our War Nurses. The History of the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps 1902-1988 1st Edition. Boolarong Publications. Brisbane. 1988. Hardback .294 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Signed by the author. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .The history runs from the foundations years prior to 1914 through World War One, through the years of peace between the wars, World War Two and post World War Two to Vietnam. .Military-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #166467], AU$65.00

Gordon, J.M. Brig-General The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon 1st Edition. Cassell & Co. London. 1921. Hardback .320 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards. Gilt to spine. ages. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Some minor repairs done to front hinge at some point. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. .The Life and times of General J. M Gordon C.B. sometime Mounted Trooper with the South Australia Police. Gordon was a major player in the formation of the Australian military machine in the lead up to World War I. .Military-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #253944], AU$55.00

Grant, Kirsty [with Helen Brack, Sasha Grishin, Robert Lindsay & Chris McAuliffe] John Brack 1st Edition. National Gallery of Victoria. Melbourne. 2009. Softcover .248 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine condition - Card covers. Illustrated with colour reproductions. Scarce. .John Brack was Art Master at Melbourne Grammar School from 1952 until 1962. His art first achieved prominence in the 1950s. He also joined the Antipodeans Group in the 1950s which protested against abstract expressionism. He was appointed Head of National Gallery of Victoria Art School in 1962, where he was an influence on many artists. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #269184], AU$90.00

Greenwood, Gordon Early American-Australian Relations from the arrival of the Spaniards in America to the close of 1830 1st Edition. Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1944. Hardback .184 pages .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. . .Politics [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285799], AU$25.00

Hall, Robert A. Fighters From The Fringe. Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders Recall The Second World War 1st Edition. Aboriginal Studies Press. Canberra. 1995. Softcover .218 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine condition- an excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who served in World War II tell their stories. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285888], AU$65.00

Hall, Robert A. The Black Diggers: Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War Reprint Edition. Aboriginal Studies Press. Canberra. 1997. Softcover .228 pages. .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - an excellent copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .This book explores the war effort of Aboriginal and Islander Australians during World War II and the reasons their contribution went unrecognised for so long. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #4185], AU$75.00

Haskew, Michael E. Order of Battle. Western Allied Forces of WWII 1st Edition. Amber Books. London. 2009. Hardback .192 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour maps and Organisation Charts. .Includes extensive organisation diagrams & full colour campaign maps showing the disposition of units, this book is an easy to use guide to the Allied Armies of WWII. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285867], AU$40.00

Hawke, Bob The Hawke Memoirs [Signed] 1st Edition. William Heinemann Australia. Melbourne. 1994. Hardcover .618pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Inscribed to previous owner on the title page. .Bob Hawke was Australia's 23rd Prime Minister. .Politics [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #145736], AU$50.00

Hodges, Peter British Military Markings 1939-1945 1st Edition. Almark Publishing Co. Ltd.. London. 1971. Hardback .64 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. Some faint tape stains to endpapers. DJ is lightly rubbed and has a couple of small closed tears and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. Black and White Photographs. .This book presents a thorough and comprehensive guide to the marking systems adopted for the British Military vehicles in World War Two. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285859], AU$60.00

Hylton, Jane South Australian Women Artists Paintings from the 1890s to the 1940s 1st Edition. Art Gallery Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1994. Softcover .93 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. .Exhibition catalogue for exhibition of the same name in April-July 1994. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #276232], AU$30.00

Itoh, Teiji The Gardens of Japan 1st thus. Kodansha International. Tokyo. 1998. Hardback .244 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. 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. Black & white plans and drawings. .This book presents Japan's finest gardens as interpreted by leading photographers and the author - a pre-eminent spokesman for Japan's magnificent garden tradition. .Gardening [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285852], AU$40.00

Jansons, Ivars Ivars Jansons. Oils and Watercolours [Signed copy] Collectors Edition. Ivars Jansons. Adelaide. 1988. Hardback .11 pages [Text] + 30 full page colour plates .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine in original dark-grey leather with new glassine jacket. Limited to 200 copies signed and numbered copies - this copy being number 48. Illustrated with 30 tipped-in colour plates. .A selection of the best works by the contemporary Latvian born [now Australian resident] artist who paints in the impressionist style. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #178699], AU$100.00

Johnson, Y.M. Through Industry to Prosperity. A history of the Loxton A. & H. Society 1st Edition. Loxton A.&H. Society. Loxton. 1988. Hardback .181 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Green cloth boards with gilt to face and spine. Black & White Photographs and Illustrations. Uncommon. .The history of the Loxton Agricultural and Horticultural Society begins in 1911 with a good season and a bumper harvest and the society has conducted the extremely successful Loxton Show most years since then. This is not only a history of the A.&H. Society but just as much a history of Loxton and district. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #265768], AU$25.00

King, Phillip P. Narrative of a Survey of the Inter-Tropical and Western Coasts of Australia, Performed between the Years 1818 and 1822 [2 volumes] Deluxe Facsimile Edition. Friends of State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2012. Hardback .451, 637 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Two [2] volumes complete. Deluxe edition, limited to 125 numbered sets - this is copy no 73. Mint condition - a new copy. Bound in illustrated cloth boards, illustrated endpapers, ribbon marker. Black & white illustrations and [fold-out] maps. Australiana Facsimile Editions No 225. The books now have glassine jackets [not standard] to protect the boards. .Appendix, Containing Various Subjects Relating to the Hydrography and Natural History .Aust-History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #282513], AU$310.00

Klaassen, Nic Sliding Rock To Mine or Not to Mine 1st Edition. Published by Author. Adelaide. 1986. Hardback .247 pages .Oblong Octavo size [24x19cm approx]. Near Fine condition. Laminated pictorial boards. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. Uncommon. .A revealing social history of the trials and tribulations surrounding the development in 1870 of Sliding Rock Mine in the Flinders Ranges (east of Beltana) .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #145986], AU$60.00

Klynsmith, Dirk Through My Eyes 1st Edition. Dynamik Marketing. Adelaide. 2005. Softcover .152 pages .Oblong Small Quarto Size [32x24cm approx]. Near Fine condition - like new condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Forewords by Peter Brock & Nigel Snowdon. .This book captures the essence of motor sport though the lens of Dirk Klynsmith - open wheelers, super-v8's, rallying and more. .Road Transport [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285838], AU$40.00

Koschorrek, Gunter K. Blood Red Snow. Memoirs of a German Soldier on the Eastern Front 1st UK Edition. Greenhill Books. London. 2002. Hardback .318 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .The author wrote his illicit diary of any scraps of paper he could lay his hands on. As keeping a diary was strictly forbidden, he sewed the pages into the lining of his thick winter coat and deposited them with his mother on infrequent trips home on leave. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285798], AU$25.00

Krieg, Terry Walking With Warren During One Half Life 1st Edition. Published by Author. Adelaide. 2013. Softcover .362 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine condition - like new copy. Colour photographs and maps to rear. .The author shared walks with Warren Bonython over some 38 years. .Aust-Travel [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285718], AU$35.00

Kuring, Ian Redcoats to Cams A History of the Australian Infantry 1788-2001 1st Edition. Australian Military History Publications. Sydney. 2004. Hardback .571 pages .Small Quarto Size. Fine copy in Fine Dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. A scarce title. .The first, and only, publication to provide a history of the development of infantry as part of Australia's defence force in war and peace .Military-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #279870], AU$300.00

Latz, Peter Bushfires and Bushtucker. Aboriginal Plant use in Central Australia Reprint. IAD Press. Alice Springs, Australia. 1996. Softcover .400 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers, with some quite minor creasing. Illustrated with Colour photographs and B/w line drawings. .The most comprehensive survey ever published of desert plants and plant use. Pitjantjatara, Warlpiri, Arrente, Pintupi and many other Central Australian Aboriginal peoples have shared their knowledge with the author. .Aborigines [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285853], AU$90.00

Lewis-Williams, David The Mind in the Cave. Consciousness and the Origins of Art 1st UK Edition. Thames & Hudson. London. 2002. Hardback .320 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. .The author proposes the most convincing explanation yet for the origins of image-making. .Art-Reference [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285776], AU$30.00

Lock-Weir,Tracey John Dowie A life in the round 1st Edition. Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 2001. Softcover .88 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour & Black & White illustrations. Signed by Dowie on the half-title page Loosely inserted is a copy of the Advertiser's examination of Dowie and his work published in the Saturday Review September 23 2006.. .Celebrating eight decades of a great Australian sculptor, painter and writer who died in 2008. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285892], AU$80.00

Longmire, Anne St Kilda The Show Goes On: The History of St. Kilda, Volume III, 1930-1983 1st Edition. Hudson. Hawthorn. 1989. Hardback .340 pages .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. Signed by the author. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. .History of St Kilda from the misery of the Depression, through the tumultuous war years, to the time when the city's name became synomous with crimes, drugs and prostitution to the 1980s when St Kilda was once again becoming a good place to live. .Aust-Victoria [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285863], AU$40.00

Longmore, C. Capt. "Eggs-A-Cook!" The Story of the Forty-Fourth. War as the Digger Saw It Facsimile Edition. Hesperian Press. Perth. 2010. Hardback .184 pages + roll at rear .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic cover. A new copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Nominal Roll. Ribbon marker. A facsimile of the original 1921 edition produced from the authors personal copy - and so contains some of the authors [marginal] annotations. An excellent publication on high quality paper and section bound so it will last. .The experiences of the 44th Battalion [3 Div] in France during WW1. Established in Western Australia early in 1916 they deployed to England in July 1916 and then on to France in November 1916. The author details their action in the Armentieres sector, 'Plugstreet,' Messines, Broodseinde Ridge, Paschendale and The Somme. .Military-WW1 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #253851], AU$80.00

Low, Tim Wild Food Plants of Australia 1st Edition. Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1988. Hardback .236 pages .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 colour photographs and black & white drawings. .A truly reliable guide to more than 150 edible species, making identification and easy, risk-free task. .Food & Wine [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #283137], AU$40.00

Lymburner, Francis Fifty Drawings 1st Edition. Ure Smith. Sydney. 1946. Hardback .Unpaginated [100pages] .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Fair-Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket is quite fragile and has some tears and some loss - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. .Considered by many to be at the forefront of developments in contemporary art in Sydney in the 1940s, Lymburner belonged to the Sydney Art Group. His romantic paintings - mainly of dancers, circus people and views of Sydney — were often associated with the 'Sydney Charm School', as it was called. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285894], AU$65.00

Macdonald, Lyn The Roses of No Man's Land 2nd Impression. Michael Joseph. London. 1983. Hardback .318 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Musical score to endpapers. .This book reveals the story of the "hidden war" [of World War One] - the half forgotten world of leaking tents and draughty huts where men lay suffering the pain of unimaginable wounds, dying of diseases that twenty years later might have been cured almost overnight. Every battle in the field has its mirror image in the hospitals, where another army fought their battles agaisnt pain and death. Most of them were volunteers, most girls who had never been asked to do anything more strenuous than pass cups of tea in thier mothers' Edwardian drawing rooms. This is the story of their experiences - from gallant beginnings to final disillusionment. .Military-WW1 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #260625], AU$50.00

Mathers, E. Powys [Translator] The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Rendered into English from the Literal and Complete French Translation of Dr J.C. Mardrus Reprint. The Folio Society. London. 1980. Hardback . .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in a Very Good Slipcase. The cream slipcase is a little rubbed and marked at edges. Illustrated in black and white by Eric Fraser [Vols I & III] and Frank Martin [Vols II & IV]. Lovely red and gold decorated boards with cream elephanthide spines. Vol I: 644pp; Vol II: 592pp; Vol III: 569pp; Vol IV: 537pp. .A photo-litho reprint of the 1958 Folio edition. Mathers intention in this translation, which first appeared in 1923, was to provide a simple version of the complete work for the entertaintment of the casual reader. .Literature [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285868], AU$220.00

Matthews, Anne Willunga Public School A Centenary History 1877-1977 1st Edition. Willunga Primary School Centenary Committee. Willunga. 1977. Softcover .60 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. This copy has been re-bound in library style hardcover and re-stapled. A very sturdy binding with the original covers pasted to front and rear boards. Previous owners name to front endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #259714], AU$25.00

Mattingley, Christobel The Great Ballacundi Damper Bake 1st Edition. Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1975. Hardback .Unpaginated .Oblong small quarto. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket. Wonderful colour illustrations by Will Mahoney .The hilarious story of how Ballagundi tries to save its town by the noted South Australian author, Christobel Mattingley .Children's Books [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #283630], AU$28.00

Mawson, Douglas Sir [Edited by Archie McLean] The Adelie Blizzard. Mawson's Forgotten Newspaper 1913 1st thus [Standard Edition]. Friends of State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2010. Hardback .xxvi, 216 pages .Folio size [37x26cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Lovely Grey decorated cloth with blind-stamped title to face and black leather [with gilt title] patches to spine. Limited edition of 450 copies. Colour illustrations. The pages of the "Adelie Blizzard" are reproduced, complete with editorial annotations, at their original size and printed on archival quality munken pure cream 120 gsm paper. The effect is fantastic. .The Adelie Blizzard was conceived by Douglas Mawson as way of keeping his men focused and keeping up their spirits. The Blizzard's purpose as articulated in the first volume was 'the crystallisation of our ideas, an additional means of social enjoyment and, incidentally we hope, to voice the spirit of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition'. Includes Adelie Blizzard Vol 1 No's 1-5 covering April - October 1913. Preface by Emma McEwin [Sir Douglas Mawson's Great-Granddaughter]. Introduction by Elizabeth Leane & Mark Pharaoh. The pages are reproduced, complete with editorial annotations, at their original size. .Aust-History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #254122], AU$120.00

Mayo, Robyn Kimberley Odyssey 1st Edition. Published by Artist. Sydney. 1996. Softcover .75 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with colour reproductions. Includes a handwritten letter by the artist to the previous owner. .The artist says a visit to the Kimberley region in 1989, the year after the Bungle Bungles were declared a National Park, capture her imagination "The never ending horizons, jagged escarpments, brilliant ochres, reds, purples and vast blue skies are incredibly unique and beautiful." .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285781], AU$35.00

McKay, Alex; Crittenden, Garry; Dry, Peter; Hardie, Jim. Italian Winegrape Varieties in Australia. Exploring the Potential of Barbera, Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, Vernaccia Di San Gimignano, Dolcetto & Arneis 1st Edition. Winetitles. Underdale, SA. 1999. Softcover .87 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition. Black and white diagrams. .Produced as a result of much research to assist Australian wine growers to decide if these grape varieties are suitable for their environment. Foreword by John Gladstones. .Food & Wine [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285876], AU$35.00

Meyer, H.E.A. Manners and Customs of the Aborigines of the Encounter Bay Tribe: South Australia Facsimile Edition. Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1963. [1846] Hardback .15 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in brown synthetic boards. Small bumps to top of spine and bottom corner. South Australian Facsimile Series No. 20. A scarce title. .Originally published in 1846. .Aborigines [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #143057], AU$110.00

Moore, W.U. Commander & Parry, John F. Lieutenant [H.M. Surveying Vessel "Penguin"] Longitude of Broome [Roebuck Bay] Fremantle and Albany, Western Australia, determined by means of Telegraphic Signals Exchanged with Adelaide Observatory, on 31st October 1890, 28th November 1890, and 9th April 1891 1st Edition. HMSO. London. 1891. Hardback .83 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - but pages tanned. Also includes "The Chronometric Meridian Distances Measured Between Places On The North-West Coast of Australia" by Commander Moore. A rather unique item. .The telegraphic signals were exchanged between Moore and Parry on the "Penguin" and Charles Todd, Government Astronomer, Adelaide [and the man behind the Overland Telegraph] .Aust-History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285783], AU$200.00

Morant, Harry "Breaker" Harbord The Poetry of Breaker Morant From The Bulletin 1891-1903 With Original Illustrations 1st thus. Golden Press. gladesville. 1980. Laminated Boards .62 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Spine lightly faded. Black & white illustrations from the original publications. .Introduction by David McNicoll. Breaker Morant was the famous British born Australian and a highly regarded horseman, bushman who also wrote poetry. He was court martialled and executed by the British during the Boer War. .Poetry [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285509], AU$50.00

Murnane, Merrilyn Honourable Healers: Pioneering Women Doctors. Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Constance Stone 1st Edition. Arcadia. North Melbourne. 2015. Hardback .225 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .In mid-nineteenth century, women were expected to remain at home, as wives and mothers. In Britain, the United States and Australia, teaching was the only respectable profession for women; even nursing was frowned upon. In this environment, three remarkable women rewrote the history books by becoming doctors in a world where women were not even allowed to vote. Dr Merrilyn Murnane is a retired paediatrician living in Melbourne. In 2003, she was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to paediatrics. .History-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285720], AU$39.95

Nakashima, George The Soul of a Tree. A Woodworker's Reflections 2nd Printing. Kodansha International. Tokyo. 1982. Hardback .221 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. 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 along with Black & White drawings. .This lavishly illustrated volume presents a intimate portrait of an artisan who strives to find the ideal use for each plank in order to "create an object of utility to man, and, if nature smiles, an object of lasting beauty." The author impresses on the reader his devotion to discovering the inherent beauty of wood so that noble trees might have a second life as furniture. .Craft [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285802], AU$80.00

Nekrasov, Victor [translated by David Floyd] Front Line Stalingrad [Signed] 1st UK Edition. Harvill Press. London. 1962. Hardback .320 pages .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. Inscribed by the author to the previous owner during authors visit to Adelaide in early 1980. The author was an officer in the Soviet Army in a pioneer detachment during World War 2 and he participated in the defence of Stalingrad. .Originally published as "In Trenches of Stalingrad" which won the Stalin Prize for literature in 1947. It is a novel about the Red Army's retreat through Ukraine and of the defence of Stalingrad. .Literature [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285706], AU$50.00

Nesdale, Ira The Third Bridge Tsong Gyiaou McLaren Vale 1st Edition. Investigator Press. Adelaide. 1980. Softcover .112 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Previous owners name to front free endpaper. Very minor ink stain to top of a couple of pages. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #81034], AU$25.00

Newton, Dennis A Few of 'The Few' Australians and The Battle of Britain [Signed] 1st Edition. Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1990. Hardback .291 pages .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. Signed by author. Bookplate to front free endpaper. . .Military-Air [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #227976], AU$45.00

No Author Noted Radium Hill South Australia. Official Opening by His Excellency the Governor-General, Field-Marshal Sir William Joseph Slim G.C.B, G.C.M.G.; G.C.V.O., G.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. 10th November, 1954 Souvenir 1st Edition. The South Australian Department of Mines. Adelaide. 1954. Softcover .12 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Two-colour illustrations. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285807], AU$50.00

No Author Noted The Carriage of Cargo in the Steamers of The New Zealand Shipping Co. Ltd. and Federal Steam Navigation Co. Ltd April 1925 1st thus. New Zealand Shipping Co. London. 1925. Hardback .248 pages + 2 appendices .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Crack at contents page [would seem from poor original binding] and some wear to corners and edges of boards. A clean and solid copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Appendix 1 is Capacity Plans [line drawings of ships] and Appendix 2 is Distance Tables. Also as parto f the text there are harbour plans for many locations around the world - including Australia. Previous owners signature and date to front free endpaper. .An unusual item which gives insight into the handling of ships cargo in the early twentieth century. .Nautical [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285855], AU$100.00

None Noted Knox & Hargrave A Legal Heritage 150 years of Practice in Law 1st thus. Knox & Hargrave. Adelaide. 1988. Hardback .60 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ condition in full grey leather binding. Binding blind-stamped and gilt decorated. The slipcase is missing. Presentation plate to front pastedown [to previous owner]. Paperclip bruise to top edge of front free endpaper. One of an unspecified number for private circulation. Signed by nine of the ten partners [at rear on blank page opposite group photograph]. .A history of the oldest law firm in South Australia. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #280217], AU$125.00

Nunn, Jean M. This Southern Land A Social History of Kangaroo Island 1800-1890 1st Edition. Investigator Press. Adelaide. 1989. Softcover .224 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - some light rubbing to covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .This history outlines the development of Kangaroo Island society with a distinct sense of identity. It discusses in particular islanders' opinions of government policies and attitudes, and their reactions to government decisions affecting them. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285727], AU$40.00

O'Donnell, Peter Dead Man's Handle 1st Edition. Souvenir Press. London. 1985. Hardback .235 pages .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. Interior lightly tanned. .The final Modesty Blaise adventure .Modern 1st [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285890], AU$65.00

Overy, Richard Why The Allies Won 1st Edition. Jonathan Cape. London. 1995. Hardback .396 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .The author offers a reinterpretation of the decisive campaigns that created the astonishing revival of Allied fortunes in World War II - the war at sea, the air war, the eastern front and the amphibious assault on Europe. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285873], AU$28.00

Padfield, Peter Maritime Power and Struggle for Freedom: Naval Campaigns That Shaped the Modern World 1788-1851 1st US Edition. The Overlook Press. Woodstock & New York. 2005. Hardback .451 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. As new condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. .The author combines the drama of battle with a trenchant analysis of the causes of victory. .Military-Naval [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #249037], AU$30.00

Parlour, Andy & Parlour, Sue Phantom at War. The British Army's Secret Intelligence and Communication Regiment of World War Two 1st Edition. Cerebrus Publishing Company. Leigh Woods, UK. 2003. Hardback .340 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .The story of perhaps one of the British Army's least known regiments of World War Two - The General Headquarters Liaison Regiment, code named PHANTOM. Every commanders in the field or at rear headquarters needs ro have up to the minute information on the progress of battle to enable strategy planning. Lt Col George Hopkinson saw this need and created PHANTOM. PHANTOM served in many theatres of World War Two - in Greece, North Africa, Italy and the Mediterranean. When General Urquart wad trapped at Arnhem it was the PHANTOM radio patrol that provided the only contact with the outside world. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285858], AU$60.00

Penley, Lionel et al Harris Scarfe Limited History of the Company 1850-1991 1st Edition. Harris Scarfe Ltd. Adelaide. 1991. Softcover .128 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Minor crease to rear cover. Previous owners details to inside of front cover. .Harris Scarfe traces its history to 10 February 1849, when the founding partners, Mr. George Peter Harris and Mr. John C. Lanyon, arrived in Adelaide South Australia on the ship, "Candahar", to establish a hardware and ironmongery business. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285833], AU$45.00

Peron, Francois [Translated & Edited by Jean Fornasiero and John West-Sooby] French Designs on Colonial New South Wales. Francois Peron's Memoir on the English Settlements in New Holland, Van Diemen's Land and the Archipelagos of the Great Pacific Ocean Deluxe Facsimile Edition. Friends of State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2014. Hardback .396 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. Hand-bound in tan quarter leather with raised bands. Dark brown title & author patches to spine. Blue cloth boards, blind stamped front board. Decorated endpapers. Ribbon marker. A very attractive binding. Colour and black & white illustrations. Limited edition of 125 numbered copies - this is no 14. .Peron's memoir was intended to inform Napoleon that it would be easy to invade New South Wales and make the British colony a French possession in the Pacific. Peron's report, presented here for the first time in its entirety in English translation, highlights the strategic importance of the Port Jackson colony to Britain's interests in the Pacific. .Aust-History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #282516], AU$150.00

Plomley, N.J.B. Weep in Silence: A History of the Flinders Island Aboriginal Settlement 1st Edition. Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 1987. Hardback .1034 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. .In "Friendly Mission" the author recorded the activities of George Augustus Robinson in gathering together the remnants of the Tasmanian aboriginal tribes. This book takes the story forward to its sad and inevitable conclusion. .Aborigines [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285897], AU$80.00

Pollard, Jack Gregory's Australian Guide to Hunting and Shooting 1st Edition [Assumed]. Gregory's Guides & Maps. Sydney. No Date . [1950s] Softcover .288 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - with minor tape stains to first/last pages. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Maps and Drawings. .The first Gregory's Guide to Australian hunting and shooting. A complete handbook - sporting rifles and guns, ammo for game, Australia wide maps for hunters. .Sport [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285841], AU$50.00

Pridmore, Adele (Compiler) The Rich Valley. An Account of the Early Life of McLaren Vale with illustrations from the personal records of residents of the Vale 1st Edition. Advertiser Printing Office. Adelaide. 1949. Hardback .114 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Red boards with black title to face and spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Singed by the author. .McLaren Vale is a wine region approximately 35 km south of Adelaide. It has a population of about 2,000 and is internationally renowned for the wines it produces. The region was named after either David McLaren, the Colonial Manager of the South Australia Company or John McLaren (unrelated) who surveyed the area in 1839. Although initially the region's main economic activity was the growing of cereal crops, John Reynell and Thomas Hardy planted grape vines in 1838 and the Seaview and Hardy wineries were in operation as early as 1850. Today there are more than 88 cellar doors in McLaren Vale with a significant number being small family-run operations and boutique wineries. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #158083], AU$80.00

Richards, Greg & Hall, Les A Natural History of Australian Bats. Working the Night Shift 1st Edition. CSIRO Publishing. Melbourne. 2012. Hardback .184 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. A like new copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. .This book uncovers the unique biology and ecology of these wonderful creatures. It features a description of each bat species found in Australia, as well as a section on bat myths. .Natural History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285821], AU$50.00

Richards, Rhys Whaling and Sealing at the Chatham Islands 1st Edition. Roebuck Society. Canberra. 1982. Hardback .90 pages .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 Black and White Photographs. .Roebuck Society Publication No. 21. "The details of sealing in this book are an extension of the work of Dr Robert McNab in his Murihiki [1907] and the whaling of his work in The Old Whaling Days." .Nautical [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285883], AU$100.00

Ritter, Ron Triumph, Tragedy and Port Adelaide [Signed by Author] 1st Edition. Published by Author. Adelaide. 2005. Hardback .324 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. A new copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. Winner of 4 awards - Printing Association of Australia [SA] Gold award for design & layout; Printing Association of Australia [SA] Gold award to Hyde Park Press for printing quality & binding; Printing Association of Australia [National Bronze award for printing & binding; and Annual Mavis Hoey Award [2006] for research into Port Adelaide history. .In this collection of essays, supported by marvellous photographs - many previously unpublished - the author explores aspects of Port Adelaide's rich and colourful past. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #247596], AU$50.00

Robinson, Jeffrey The Echoes Fade Not. A History of Toorak College 1st Edition. Toorak College [in association with Hudson Publishing]. Melbourne. 1987. Hardback .331 pages .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 Black and White Photographs. List of Principals and Heads of School. .Toorak College began on 1874 as a boy's school in Douglas Street, Toorak. It was not, as has long been believed by the school's constituency, a successor to a school conducted by Mrs Elizabeth Tripp. However it was, by a quirk of history, her daughter, Margaret, who took over as principal in 1895 and two years later converted it to a school for girls. .Aust-Victoria [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285751], AU$25.00

Robinson, Mary (Text) and Swann, Bruce (Drawings) Historical Highlights Encounter Bay and Goolwa 1st Edition. Lynton Publications. Adelaide. 1975. Hardback .112 pages .Oblong Small Quarto size [25cm x 18.5cm]. Very Good condition. Original glassine cover. . Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Maps to endpapers. . .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285862], AU$25.00

Roell, Werner P. Laurels for Prinz Wittgenstein 1st UK Edition. Independent Books. Keston, UK. 1994. Hardback .192 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .Prinz Wittgenstein joined the Luftwaffe in 1937 and after the outbreak oif World War II he chalked up 150 operations in Belgium, Russia, France and against England. This is a rare chance to look at the great night war [of World War 2] from the German side. .Military-Air [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285810], AU$30.00

Rogasch, Joan [Compiler] Lil's Story. The story of Sister Mary Elizabeth Rogasch 1st Edition. Peacock Publications. Adelaide. 2010. Softcover .222 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition -an excellent copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Map. .Compiled from the journals of Mary Elizabeth [Lil] McCombe [nee Rogasch]. .Aust-History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285749], AU$35.00

Ross, John F. A History of Radio in South Australia 1897-1977 1st Edition. J.F. Ross with Ernsmiths. Adelaide. 1978. Hardback .271 pages .Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket as issued. Red cloth boards with gilt title to face & spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .In 1897 the University of Adelaide's Professor Bragg undertook the first recorded public demonstration in Australia of wireless telegraph. In 1899 the Adelaide established the first wireless telegraph link in Australia. These were some of the many firsts in the development of radio technology in Australia. A fascinating insight into the development of wireless telegraph, communications and radio broadcasting in Australia. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #225215], AU$40.00

Schaefer, Trevor The Light on the Hill. Brougham Place Uniting Church 1st Edition. Brougham Place Uniting Church. Adelaide. 2009. Softcover .186 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Inscribed by the author to previous owner. .The history of the Brougham Place Uniting Church, in North Adelaide. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285780], AU$25.00

Schrapel, Stephanie A Brush With the Stage 1st Edition. Royal South Australian Society of Arts. Adelaide. 1992. Softcover .48 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. .South Australian Visual Artists involved with the stage 1930-1991. .Cinema & Theatre [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285784], AU$25.00

Sexton, Robert H.M.S. Buffalo. An account of His Majesty's Ship Buffalo Naval Storeship and Timber Carrier, Quarantine Ship, Transport, and Emigrant Ship bringing the first Governor to South Australia 1st Edition. Australasian Maritime Historical Society. Adelaide. 1984. Hardback .183 pages. .Oblong Small Quarto (25x19cm approx). Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Signed by the author. Black & white drawings and plans. .The HMS Buffalo was built as the Hindostan in Calcutta in 1813. She was subsequently purchased by the Royal Navy as a storeship and renamed HMS Buffalo. Prior to the event for which she is remembered in Glenelg, the Buffalo, after service in the Napoleonic Wars had made a number of trips to Australia and New Zealand as a freighter, quarantine ship and perhaps most notably as a convict ship (to Australia) in the early 1830s. The trip for which she is remembered here is the one on which she departed Portsmouth on 23 July 1836 carrying 176 colonists. These included Captain John Hindmarsh, who was to become the first Governor of the new colony of South Australia. .Nautical [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #204386], AU$70.00

Shepherd, S.A. et al [Editors] Natural History of Gulf St Vincent 1st Edition. Royal Society of South Australia. Adelaide. 2008. Softcover .496 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine condition - like new and probably unread. Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Colour & B/w diagrams and drawings. .This very comprehensive volume is divided into five sections - Introduction, Physical Aspects of the Gulf, Habitat and Species, Commercial & Recreational Species, & Summary. .Natural History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #265931], AU$80.00

Shnayerson, Robert The Illustrated History of The Supreme Court of the United States 1st Edition. Harry N Abrams, Inc. New York. 1986. Hardback .303 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Neat previous owner sticker [and date] to top corner of front free endpaper. .This book presents the history of the United States Supreme Court from its inception to the present day. .History-US&Canada [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285834], AU$30.00

Sizer, Heather [Editor] Run North Wild Dog. A History of the Murray Town District 1st Edition. Murray Town Centenary Committee. Murray Town, SA. 1985. Hardback .150 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition in pictorial laminated boards. Nice copy. Endpaper maps. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Scarce title. .Murray Town is located in the mid-north of South Australia about 170km north of Adelaide. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #144822], AU$60.00

Sprod, Dan [Editor] Van Diemen's Land Revealed. Flinders and Bass and Their Circumnavigation of the Island in the Colonial Sloop Norfolk 1798-1799 1st Edition. Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 2009. Hardback .228 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. B/w map. Three colour folded charts to rear pocket. .This book presents original accounts of the circumnavigation of Tasmania by Flinders and Bass together with commentary, notes and references. A facsimile of Flinders most rare pamphlet "Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its Islands, and on part of the Coasts of New South Wales" along with three important charts which were intended to accompany the pamphlet are reproduced in this book. .Aust-TAS [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285704], AU$75.00

Steadman, Ralph I Leonardo Reprint. Jonathan Cape. London. 1985. Hardback .Unpaginated .Square Quarto Size [approx 30x28cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. A minor mark [indentation] to last page. Colour and black & white illustrations. .This book reflects Steadman's obsession with Leonardo Da Vinci - a magnificent flight of imagination! .Art-Artists [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285819], AU$40.00

Steele, Christopher & Wheaton, Roger Adelaide On The Move 1878-1978. Public Transport in a Changing Scene 1st Edition. Australian Electric Traction Association. Sydney. 1978. Card Covers .96 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .Published to commemorate the opening of the first horse tramway in Adelaide on June 10, 1878. .Road Transport [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #258397], AU$30.00

Thomas, Sarah The Encounter 1802 Art of the Flinders and Baudin Voyages 1st Edition. Art Gallery of South Australia. Adelaide. 2002. Hardback .228 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. .Published to coincide with the art exhibition of the same name in 2002. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #215685], AU$150.00

Tien, Chen-Ya Chinese Military Theory Ancient and Modern 1st Edition. Spa Books. Stevenage, Herts. 1992. Hardback .319 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. .This book includes extensive analysis and discussions of the ancient Chinese military theory right up to modern and contemporary times. .Military-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285811], AU$30.00

Trigellis-Smith, S. The Purple Devils. A History of 2/6 Australian Commando Squadron 1st Edition. 2/6 Commando Squadron Association. Melbourne. 1992. Hardback .305 pages .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. The signatures of two members who served in the unit on the title page. The endpapers, front & rear, have numerous "well wishes" to another much more recent soldier who it appears was "moving on". .The 2/6 Commando Sqn was formerly known as the 2/6 Australian Independent Coy 1942-1946. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285734], AU$185.00

Tyquin, Michael Little by Little: A Centenary History of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps 1st Edition. Army History Unit. Department of Defence. Canberra. 2003. Hardbound .684 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Inscribed by author to previous owner. Previous owners neat sticker to title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Dinner menu for 100th RAAMC Birthday celebrations is loosely inserted. .This history covers the development of Australia's army medical services from the Boer War through to Timor as well as various peace-keeping deployments. .Military-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #186379], AU$60.00

Vader, John Red Cedar: The Tree Of Australia's History 1st Edition. Reed. Frenchs Forest, NSW. 1987. Hardback .200 pages + Index .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good copy in a Very Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. .A history of this beautiful timber, the search for which led to the opening up of coastal districts and the hinterland and gave rise to an important industry. .Aust-History [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285893], AU$110.00

Watson, Irene Looking at You, Looking at Me... An Aboriginal History of the South East Volume 1 1st Edition. Published by Author. Nairne, SA. 2002. Softcover .205 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .Aboriginal culture and history of the South-east of South Australia. .Aborigines [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285705], AU$35.00

Webb, Martyn and Audrey Edge of Empire 1st Edition. Artlook Books. Perth, Western Australia. 1983. Hardback .387 pages + Index and Bibliography .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book corners and spine ends lightly rubbed. Previous owner's details to title page. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. .The history of Ashburton and the town of Onslow in Western Australia's Pilbara region. .Aust-WA [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285683], AU$40.00

Weston, Neville Lawrence Daws 1st Edition. A. H. & A. W. Reed. Sydney. 1982. Hardback .144 pages .Large Quarto Size. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine and edges lightly faded. Small faded patch to the book's lower front edge. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. .Documents the art and life of Adelaide born Lawrence Daws, one of the most subtle yet forceful painters of his generation. Illustrated with over 120 colour and 75 b/w plates. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #282656], AU$40.00

Whimpress, Bernard Passport to Nowhere: Aborigines in Australian Cricket 1850-1939 1st Edition. Walla Walla Press. Sydney. 1999. Softcover .298 pages. .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Small bump to tail of spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. .A groundbreaking revision of the history of Aboriginal cricket written by noted sporting historian. Also features individual case studies. .Cricket [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285866], AU$60.00

Wieneke, James [Written & Illustrated by] 6th Div. Sketches Aitape to Wewak 1st Edition. Published by Author [?]. Sydney. 1946. Hardback .Unpaginated [60 pages] .Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 28x23cm]. Very Good condition. Papered boards with cloth spine. Black & white illustrations by the author. B/w map. Previous owners name & address to front free endpaper. .Artists Note: This collection of drawings, sketches and notes, made at odd times or whenever possible, is presented in book form with the hope thta it will tell something of the Australian Soldier's life and journey with the Sixth Australian Division in northern New Guinea; through Aitape, Mprik and Wewak. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285885], AU$40.00

Wilkes, Roger Scandal. A Scurrilous History of Gossip 1st Edition. Atlantic Books. London. 2002. Hardback .363 pages .Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .This book takes the reader behind the scenes to look at the mechanisms that disseminate gossip and the power and influence that it continues to exert. .History-General [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285846], AU$25.00

Wilkins, Lola [Curator] Stella Bowen Art, Love & War 1st Edition. Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 2002. Softcover .66 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with colour reproductions. .Bowen was born in North Adelaide & as a young girl enjoyed drawing and convinced her mother to allow her to study with Margaret Preston. Early in 1918, Bowen met and fell in love with the writer Ford Madox Ford. She separated from Ford in 1927. It was a difficult time for her but it did give her the time and space to pursue her art. The Second World War brought a new chapter in Bowen's career. In 1944, she was appointed an official war artist by the Australian War Memorial. Bowen's brief as a war artist was to depict the activities of the RAAF stationed in England. She also painted portraits of military commanders and Australian prisoners of war who had recently been repatriated from Europe. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285651], AU$30.00

Williams, David Full Steam Ahead Echuca-Moama Sketchbook Reprint. Published by Author. Echuca. 1992. Softcover .167 pages .Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 30cm x 21cm]. Very Good+ condition. Black & white illustrations. Sticker to inside of front cover. .A step back in time look at the rustic river port of Echuca-Moama - Australia's paddlesteam capital. .Aust-Victoria [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #267413], AU$25.00

Wilson, Herbert The Log of H.M.S. "Encounter" Australian Station 1910-1912 1st Edition [Assumed]. The Westminster Press. London. No Date . Circa 1915 Hardback .310 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt to face and spine. Some minor "speckles" to covers. Some light foxing. Overall an very nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Quite scarce. Inscribed on front free endpaper "Jack Dowsett Able Seaman H.M.S. Encounter Australia & New Zealand 1909-1912". .Includes "List of Officers" & "Commission of the H.M.S. "Encounter". HMS Encounter was a Challenger-class protected cruiser launched in 1902. She was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy in 1919, renamed HMAS Penguin in 1923 while serving as a depot ship, and was scuttled in 1932. .General Fiction [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285843], AU$200.00

Wintle, Arthur Daniel The Last Englishman an Autobiography of Lieut-Col. Alfred Daniel Wintle M.C. [1st the Royal Dragoons] 1st Edition. Michael Joseph. London. 1968. Hardback .288 pages .Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Daniel Wintle MC, better known as A.D. Wintle, was a British military officer in the 1st The Royal Dragoons who served in the First and Second World Wars. He was the first non-lawyer to achieve a unanimous verdict in his favour in the House of Lords, and is considered one of London's greatest eccentrics. .Biography [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #284492], AU$400.00

Withers, Maxine Bushmen of the Great Anabranch 1st Edition. Published by Author. Adelaide. 1989. Hardback .280 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .The Great Darling Anabranch is located in south-west New South Wales. This ancient path of the Darling River extends 460km from its junction with the Darling River (south of Menindee Lakes) to the Murray River, about 20 km west of Wentworth. It ceased to be the river channel when the river changed its path 11,000 years ago. The Anabranch was an important area for Aboriginal people for about 27,000 years. Since white settlement in the 1860s, landholders have used the Anabranch for stock and domestic purposes. Following construction of the Menindee Lakes scheme in the 1960’s, an annual replenishment flow was made available from Lake Cawndilla to the landholders along the Anabranch. .Aust-NSW/ACT [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #211079], AU$75.00

Wood, Lieutenant J. E. R. [Edited by] Detour: The Story of Oflag IVC 1st Edition. The Falcon Press. London. 1946. Hardback .191 pages .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Dark grey boards with gilt titles and red cloth spine. Spine ends a touch frayed and corners lightly bumped. Tape marks to endpapers and some tanning to page edges. Colour and black & white illustrations. Many colour and black and white portraits. Drawings by Lieutenant J. F. Watton. .Forewords by Field Marshal The Lrd Chetwode, Viscount Addison, Vincent Massey [Canadian High Commissioner, S M Bruce [Australian High Commissioner], George Heaton Nicholls [South African High Commissioner]. Oflag IVC [now more popularly known as Colditz] was Special Camp for Allied officers who had escaped several times, This book contains contributions by many of the inmates about their experiences. .Military-WW2 [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285896], AU$40.00

Woods, Anita The Prospect North Story. A History of St John's Uniting Church 1st Edition. Investigator Press. Adelaide. 1988. Hardback .100 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. .The "Methodist cause" at Prospect North started on 20 November 1887. At this stage Prospect was largely wheat paddocks but houses soon sprang up after the establishment of the railway workshops at nearby Islington and church known as St John's Wood, Prospect North, opened in May 1893. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285648], AU$40.00

Yelland, Leith Holding the Line. A history of the South Australian Dog Fence Board, 1947 to 2000 1st Edition. Primary Industries and Resources SA. Adelaide. 2000. Softcover .64 pages .Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition - a like new copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Maps and Drawings. .This book describes the history of the Dog Fence Board, illustrating the hardships of the pastoralists as they sought to deal with the dingo problem and the conversion of the series of vermin fences into what is now known as the Dog Fence. .South Australia [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #285729], AU$25.00

Young, Elizabeth James Cant [Signed copy] 1st Edition. Brolga Books. Adelaide. 1970. Hardback .18 + 27 pages plates .Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is a little rubbed & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Still a nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Signed by James Cant on preliminary pages and by Elizabeth Young on title page. .James Cant is an Australian artist, born in 1911 and became more prominent as an artist in the 30s and 40s. .Art-Australian [To order this item without using the shopping cart please quote ID #281044], AU$40.00

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