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Image for To Find the Way. Yankalilla and District 1836-1986 [Signed copy]

To Find the Way. Yankalilla and District 1836-1986 [Signed copy]

By: Williams, R.F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yankalilla, Yankalilla and District Historical Society: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID142301


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with numerous black & white photographs. Signed by the author. 369 pages View more info

Image for Maisie Her Life, Her Loves, Her Letters 1898 to 1902

Maisie Her Life, Her Loves, Her Letters 1898 to 1902

By: Willington, Joan (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID214704


Octavo Size, Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 452 pages Lovely story of the beautiful Mary Harriet Archer Smith 'Maisie' who sets sail from London to Australia and what she did when she arrived in Australia. View more info

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Miss Marryat's Circle A not so distant past

By: Williss, Cheryl

Price: $41.95

Publisher: Mile End, SA, Wakefield Press: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299645


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 336 pages In 1915, the second year of the Great War, Mabel Marryat, granddaughter of South Australia's first colonial chaplain Charles Howard,joined the newly formed League of Loyal Women. Mabel was active in the League's emergency corps, and it wasn't long before Mabel was appointed Honorary Supervisor of the Red Cross Depot at the Keswick Military Hospital: No. 7 AGH. ... View more info

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Beginnings (signed by Author)

By: Willsmore, M.J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Lutheran Publishing House: 1982

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID295966


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Front caover part faded. Signed by author Black & white illustrations by the author 96 pages A facsinating story of the life of two little girls (the author & her sister) who grew up in the Murray Mallee in the early 1900s View more info

Image for The Bridge over the Ocean. Thomas Wilson [1787-1863] Art Collector and Mayor of Adelaide

The Bridge over the Ocean. Thomas Wilson [1787-1863] Art Collector and Mayor of Adelaide

By: Wilson, S.C. & Borrow, K.T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by the Authors: 1973

Seller ID: ID252881


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Limited edition No. 34 of 1000 copies (only 900 were for sale). Signed by authors. Colour and black & white plates. [xxiv]348 pages. Why has Adelaide, South Australia, been referred to as "City of Culture"? This fully documented volume provides the answer! View more info

Image for The Hahndorf Institute 1861-1993 A History to Commemorate the Centenary of the Opening of the First Institute Building in Hahndorf

The Hahndorf Institute 1861-1993 A History to Commemorate the Centenary of the Opening of the First Institute Building in Hahndorf

By: Wittwer, E. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hahndorf, SA, The Hahndorf Institute Committee: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281361


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Staple-bound. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings by Anni Luur Fox. Previous owner's details[neat label] to title page and lower corner of back cover. 27 pages A summary of the Institute's history and the people who worked through it to provide facilities for education and entertainment to the people of Hahndorf and its surrounds. View more info

Image for Poor Man River.  Memoirs from the River Murray estuary

Poor Man River. Memoirs from the River Murray estuary

By: Wood, Alastair

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Adelaide, DPA Publishing: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286136


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 163 pages The Coorong and the River Murray estuary comprise one of the world's most extensive and unique wetlands. This book describes the region and how fishermen since European settlement have chanced their arms to make a living from its waters. View more info

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Two Million South Australians [Signed Copy]

By: Woodruff, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Peacock Publications: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID747


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. 183 pages Two stories in one book - the story of South Australia's settlement and growth and the story of human health in the past 150 years. View more info

Image for The Birks Murtho Letters 1894-1900. Hardship and Happiness for Two Families on the River Murray (signed copy)

The Birks Murtho Letters 1894-1900. Hardship and Happiness for Two Families on the River Murray (signed copy)

By: Woods, Richard Vynne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: South Australia, Published by Author: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302304


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by author. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Foreword by Walter Crocker. 46 pages The Murtho Village Settlement was a venture in Christian Communism. Established in 1893 it was a private venture, without any government sponsorship. It was pioneered by men of capital and education who were disciples of Henry George and provided their own funds. Th... View more info

Image for EDEN IN A BOG. A Mt Lofty Ranges Swamp

EDEN IN A BOG. A Mt Lofty Ranges Swamp

By: Woolcock, Leona

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Kent Town SA, Wakefield Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID243665


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 40 pages View more info

Image for The Barmera Story A History of Barmera and District (inscribed by Author)

The Barmera Story A History of Barmera and District (inscribed by Author)

By: Woolmer, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Barmera, Barmera Golden Jubilee Committee: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID255529


Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Overall in Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Spine lightly faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Uncommon. Inscribed by author to previous owner but owners name "scratched out with biro". 92 pages Incorporating Histories of Barmera, Cobdogla, Loveday, Overland Corner and Narwij-jerook Aborigines. View more info

Image for Irish Origins. A Family Settlement in Australia (signed copy)

Irish Origins. A Family Settlement in Australia (signed copy)

By: Wyly, Dorothy A.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Published by Author: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294062


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is rubbed. Signed limited edition No,455 of 750 copies. Author's signature to title page. Includes Appendices. 135 pages Readers of this book will be introduced to a number of families who chose Australia for their home during the 19th century. The central family is the Wyly's and this is the story of this middle class family who migrate... View more info

Image for Gum Trees and Gullies. Yallunda Flat

Gum Trees and Gullies. Yallunda Flat

By: Yallunda Flat Book Committee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cummins, Sth Aust, Yallunda Flat Book Committee: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295516


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. Previous owner's details and some annotations to verso of front free endpaper. 160 pages The story of the Yallunda Flat District on Eyre Peninsula from the days of the early pioneers to the 150th Jubilee of South Australia in 1986. View more info

Image for Survivors and Achievers: Wilderness Women Speaking

Survivors and Achievers: Wilderness Women Speaking

By: Year 10 Students

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Medindie, South Australia, Wilderness School: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID261544


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 162 pages. A commemoration of the 110th anniversary of Wilderness School, Adelaide. Looks at the lives and achievements of 20 remarkable old scholars. View more info

Image for Colonists Copper & Corn in the Colony of South Australia

Colonists Copper & Corn in the Colony of South Australia

By: Yelland, E.M. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Hawthorn Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID8493


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected inour purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to ffep. Small sticker to front free endpaper and minor tape stains to pastedowns. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Small stain to fore edge - no impact. 212 pages View more info

Image for City of Adelaide Municipal Year Book 1971-72

City of Adelaide Municipal Year Book 1971-72

By: [Adelaide City Council]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: ACT, City of Adelaide: 1972

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID295951


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 278 pages View more info

Image for The Girton Book Anniversary and Memorial Year 1951

The Girton Book Anniversary and Memorial Year 1951

By: [Committee of Old Scholars]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Girton School: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260184


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition – card covers in french wraps. Small split to base of spine and several tiny chips to edges of French wraps some scattered foxing to covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 63 pages Girton Girls' School was an independent school for girls established in 1915 and amalgamated with Kings College to form Pembroke School in 1974. Issued to celebrate 25 years of Board management an... View more info

Image for Barmera and District Sketches

Barmera and District Sketches

By: [Editorial Committee]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barmera, SA, Barmera Theatre Gallery: No DateCirca 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID290975


Oblong Octavo Size [approx 21x15cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations.Mottling on cover is actually part of the design! Uncommon title. 68 pages A collection of sketches by the members of the Barmera Theatre Gallery. View more info

Image for 50 Years of Kensington and Norwood 1853 - 1903

50 Years of Kensington and Norwood 1853 - 1903

By: [Gooden, Goe. & Moore, Thos]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1997

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID211281


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 254 pages A quality facsimile of the 1903 publication. View more info

Image for From Many Places: The History and Cultural Traditions of South Australian People

From Many Places: The History and Cultural Traditions of South Australian People

By: [Migration Museum]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254617


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 542 pages Records the experience of immigration and settlement in South Australia. Composed of 97 entries about South Australian communities who identify themselves by ethnic origin. View more info