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Image for Lawmakers and Wayward Whigs Government and Law in South Australia 1836-1986

Lawmakers and Wayward Whigs Government and Law in South Australia 1836-1986

By: Castles, Alex and Harris, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1987

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID236701

ISBN: 0949268607


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 404pages Shows that the history of law and government in South Australia has been surrounded by myths. It cahllenges the notion that the Aboriginals did not have a real legal system, examines the fight for constitutional government and appraises the constitutional reforms of the Dunstan era. View more info

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Yesterday and Today 1872-1972

By: Catford, D.G. [Compiler]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Maitland & Kilkerran Centenary Committee: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302235

ISBN: 0959893717


Oblong Small Quarto size [approx 19x24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Unpaginated [102pp] A selection of photographs taken in the Hundreds of Maitland and Kilkerran 1872-1972 View more info

Image for The Rays of the Crucifix Links in the Chain. A brief History of the Catholic Church in the Dulwich-Burnside Parish

The Rays of the Crucifix Links in the Chain. A brief History of the Catholic Church in the Dulwich-Burnside Parish

By: Chambers, Fr. John et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Dulwich-Burnside Catholic Parish: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID226340


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good Condition; card covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 215 pages Includes a chronology of events, and Priests and other Religious who served the parish View more info

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Coasting An Anthology Port Lincoln South Australia

By: Chesher, Jo; Harris, David and Keir, Graeme (Edited By)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Hyde Park Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID263393

ISBN: 0731644980


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour and black & white illustrations. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 124 pages A celebration of the developing interest and self-confidence of local [Port Lincoln] writers of the three years to 1988. The literature and illustrations in the book reflect the essence of southern Eyre Peninsula - the land and the people through the eyes of the 53 writers and 15 artists and ph... View more info

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Alas, for the Pelicans! Flinders, Baudin & Beyond Essays and Poems

By: Chittleborough, Anne; Dooley, Gillian; Glover, Brenda; and Hosking, Rick [Editors]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267018

ISBN: 1862546037


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 221 pages View more info

Image for Important Weeds of South Australia Parts I & II

Important Weeds of South Australia Parts I & II

By: Clarke, G.H.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Government Printer: 1936& 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID202078


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Overall Good Condition. Corners a little curled and covers age-toned. Previous owner signature to covers & inside of cover. Colour and black & white illustrations. Department of Agriculture of South Australia Bulletin No's 313 & 343. 89, 52 pages Covers weeds such as St John's Wort, The Star and Saffron Thistles, The Apple of Sodom, Bathurst Burr, Stinkwort, Soursob, Hoary Cress, Milk Weed, False Caper, Horehound, Slender Thistle, &... View more info

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Colonial Blue. A history of the South Australian Police Force 1836-1916

By: Clyne, Robert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295371

ISBN: 1862540004


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Professionally repaired closed tear to rear DJ panel, which is now almost invisible under the protective jacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 299 pages The story of Australia's first and oldest organized police force. View more info

Image for What's In A Name? Nomenclature of South Australia Authoritative Derivations of Some 400 Historically Significant Place Names

What's In A Name? Nomenclature of South Australia Authoritative Derivations of Some 400 Historically Significant Place Names

By: Cockburn, Rodney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Ferguson Publications: 1984

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: ID243478

ISBN: 095925191X


Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations. 292 pages View more info

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Cockshell Family History

By: Cockshell Publication Committee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Cockshell Family Reunion Committee: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID163727

ISBN: 095893410X


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - no dustjacket as issued. Tan cloth boards with gilt to face & spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Coloured coat of arms to front pastedown. 257 pages The story of John Cockshell and his wife Sarah [nee Munns] who emigrated to South Australia from England on the barque John Steadfast in 1852. View more info

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Foundational Fictions in South Australian History

By: Collins, Carolyn and Sendziuk, Paul (edited by)

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Mile End, SA, Wakefield Press: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302872

ISBN: 1743056060


MINT - a NEW copy. 264 pages In this lively, provocative collection, some of Australia's leading historians - and a Miles Franklin shortlisted historical novelist - challenge established myths, narratives and 'beautiful lies' about South Australia's past. Some are unmasked as false stories that mask brutal realities, like colonial violence - while others are revealed as simplistic versions of more complex truths. View more info

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The History of the Noarlunga District

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The District Council of Noarlunga: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID238631


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in original blue cloth with gilt lettering. With b/w photographs and illustrations. A clean and bright copy. 101 pages A record of the history of the early settlement and subsequent growth of the district. View more info

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A New Look at South Australia

By: COLWELL, Max & COUDREY, Ronald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Planet Publications: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID1174


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Card covers a little rubbed. Black & white drawings by Ronald Coudrey. 48pages. View more info

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The National Trust in South Australia

By: Colwell, Max and Finch, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295775

ISBN: 0851796176


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine is faded. Tape stains to endpapers where previous owner's plastic covering has been removed. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 224 pages View more info

Image for Responsible Government in South Australia 1857-2007 [2 volumes complete]

Responsible Government in South Australia 1857-2007 [2 volumes complete]

By: Combe, Gordon D. [Volume 1] & Martin, Robert [Volume 2]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2009

Edition: Mixed Editions

Seller ID: ID300777

ISBN: 1862548625


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copies in Very Good Slipcase. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Published on behalf of the Sesquicentenary Committee of the Parliament of South Australia. 247, 197 pages Volume 1 [From the Foundations to Playford] [first published 1957] - revised edition 2009; Volume 2 [Playford to Rann 1957-2007] [First published 2009]. This handsome, boxed, two-volume set tells South Australia's parliamentary history f... View more info

Image for A Naval History of South Australia and Other Historical Notes [Signed copy]

A Naval History of South Australia and Other Historical Notes [Signed copy]

By: Cooper, H.M.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Hassell Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293396


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ has some small loss and a nick to front panel - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some mild offset to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Fold-out map. Signed by author on front free endpaper. xiv, 134 pages As well as the history includes three short chapters in the Appendix dealing with: a brief account of the development of national colours; yachting in... View more info

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Records and Reminiscences. Geosciences at the University of Adelaide 1875-2000.

By: Cooper, John (Compiler)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, University of Adelaide: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID219314

ISBN: 0863966861


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 254 pages Produced for the 125th birthday of the University of Adelaide this book looks at the history of geosciences at the University. Geology has been offered since the establishment of the university in 1875 and this book seeks to look at the departmental activities, and the people involved, over those 125 years. View more info

Image for Challenging Times National Trust of South Australia 1955-2005

Challenging Times National Trust of South Australia 1955-2005

By: Cosgrove, Carol & Marsden, Susan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, National Trust of South Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254254

ISBN: 0909378606


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. A Near Fine copy. Brown leather binding with gilt title to face. Blindstamped title to spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. A limited edition. Letter from CEO of National Trust of SA to previous owner is loosely inserted. 212 pages A history of the National Trust in South Australia prepared to celebrate its Golden Jubilee, View more info

Image for Out of the Rough : A History of the Mount Lofty Golf Club 1925-1975

Out of the Rough : A History of the Mount Lofty Golf Club 1925-1975

By: Cox, A Bertram

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Mt Lofty Golf Club: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID84501


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy in fitted clear acetate cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 104 pages View more info

Image for Fairways On The Mount  A History of the Mount Osmond Golf Club 1927-1977

Fairways On The Mount A History of the Mount Osmond Golf Club 1927-1977

By: Cox, A. Bertram

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Mount Osmond Golf Club: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID162704


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm] Near Fine copy. Missing the Glassine jacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Excellent condition. 107 pages View more info

Image for The First Hundred Years: History of S.A. Tattersalls Club

The First Hundred Years: History of S.A. Tattersalls Club

By: Cox, A. Bertram

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Brolga Books: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7753

ISBN: 0909912092


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 137pages. View more info