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Image for Early Australian Crafts and Tools

Early Australian Crafts and Tools

By: Ollif, Lorna & Crosthwaite, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID13258

ISBN: 0727005235


Small Quarto Size. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 63 pages. From early homes to clothing, farming, trades, transport and fishing, describes how early settlers created or adapted tools and crafts to survive in the new land in which they found themselves. View more info

Turning Points in the Making of Australia

By: Page, Michael & Ingpen, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID235707

ISBN: 0727013394


32x25cm. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Colour and black & white illustrations by Robert Ingpen. 128 pages. View more info

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Health, History & Horizons

By: Pearn, John (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Amphion Press: 1982

Edition: 1st English Language Edition

Seller ID: ID303636

ISBN: 0867764716


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 423 pages View more info

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Bridges and Ferries of Australia

By: Phillips, Valmai

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID244250

ISBN: 085835568X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Slight creasing and rubbing to DJ. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as colour drawings/maps. 160 pages The author brings to life the whole range of crossings, from the one-oared punts and log crossings of the early settlers to the hydrofoils and sophisticated engineering feats of today View more info

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Australia Comes of Age: Rebellion, Independence, War and the Worker

By: Pittard, Brenda et al

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books:

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID201329

ISBN: 0858359146


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.Colour and black & white illustrations. 280 pages View more info

Image for The Public Lands of Australia Felix. Settlement and Land Appraisal in Victoria 1834-91 With Special Reference To The Western Plains

The Public Lands of Australia Felix. Settlement and Land Appraisal in Victoria 1834-91 With Special Reference To The Western Plains

By: Powell, J.M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287595

ISBN: 0195503406


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details neatly inscribed to the Publications Page. Bookseller label to lower edge of front free endpaper. Black and White maps. xvii, 328 pages An eminently readable text about the disposal on public lands in Victoria duringhte nineteenth century which clarifies and illuminates the obscure and complicated processes of land set... View more info

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Australian Pioneer Women

By: Pownall, Eve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: Enlarged and Redesigned Edition

Seller ID: ID292212

ISBN: 085179842X


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 plates. 296pages. Also published as"Mary of Maranoa." View more info

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Elements of Danger

By: Pownall, Eve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11911

ISBN: 0001950274


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. Maps to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 152pages. View more info

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The Audacious Adventures of Dr Louis Lawrence Smith (2 Volumes in Slipcase)

By: Poynter, John

Price: $74.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291939

ISBN: 192500323X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Slipcase. A New Copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Pictorial boards (face) with gilt titles to spine and ribbon marker on both volumes. 694 pages L. L. Smith, medico, writer, publisher, politician, litigant, showman, speculator, collector, vigneron, farmer, breeder and rider of racehorses, guiding hand for thirty years of Melbourne's great exhibition complex. Completes John Poynter's trio o... View more info

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Lietuvybe Down Under: Maintaining Lithuanian National and Cultural Identity in Australia

By: Pranauskas, Grazina

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300585

ISBN: 1925801179


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 165 pages The experiences of Lithuanian migrants to Australia, and specifically about the desire of migrants to 'feel' and 'be' Lithuanian while living away from their homeland. Lietuvybe embraces the desire to be 'visible' both within and outside the Lithuanian community through language and their traditions of song, dance, music and the arts. View more info

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Island Continent Aspects of the Historical Geography of Australia and its Territories.

By: Price, A. Grenfell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID100272

ISBN: 0207124124


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 283 pages. View more info

Notes of a Convict of 1838 [Australian Historical Monographs]

By: Prieur, Francois Xavier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dubbo, NSW, Review Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271104


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. Black & white illustrations. This monograph was originally published privately by Dr Mackaness in a limited edition of 235 copies. This is Volume VI in this new series of Australian Historical Monographs and was Volume XVIII in the original series. 140 pages Fran├žois Xavier Prieur, a French Canadian came into contact with the organization led by Louis Papineau to spread a spirit of nationalism among French Cana... View more info

Image for America Looks to Australia: The Hidden Role of Richard Casey in the Creation of the Australia-America Alliance, 1940-1942

America Looks to Australia: The Hidden Role of Richard Casey in the Creation of the Australia-America Alliance, 1940-1942

By: Prior, James

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296904

ISBN: 1925588327


MINT - a NEW copy. 212 pages Australia's war-time Prime Minister, John Curtin, has a heroic status in Australian political history folklore. He stood up to British Prime Minister Churchill and American President Roosevelt courageously, insisting that Australian troops be brought home to defend their nation against the expected Japanese invasion. However, the praise and adulation that is heaped upon Curtin for creating the American Alliance is not justified. James Prior a... View more info

Image for Empire Builders in Australia early Days in New South Wales, Vctoria, and South Australia

Empire Builders in Australia early Days in New South Wales, Vctoria, and South Australia

By: Ralph, Edith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286466


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition. No dustjacket. A couple of nicks to top of spine and some minor marks to boards - overall a clean and tidy copy of this uncommon title. Maps to prelims. Index. Previous owners signature and date [1911] to top of title page. 252 pages View more info

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Australia

By: Rawson, Geoffrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1948

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID297677


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is chipped at spine ends and light rubbed at edges. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 190 pages Begins with a history of Australia then surveys all the factors which influence modern (at the time) Australian life. An interesting look at the immediate post-war Australia which looks at each state and includes a brief chapter on A... View more info

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Historic Churches of Australia

By: Reed, T.T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID232354

ISBN: 0333251482


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. 150 pages View more info

Legends Lore & Lies. Australians and Their Driza-Bones

By: Retter, Catherine

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Watermark Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID254990

ISBN: 094928419X


Small Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 144 pages View more info

Image for Class and Politics New South Wales, Victoria and the Early Commonwealth 1890-1910

Class and Politics New South Wales, Victoria and the Early Commonwealth 1890-1910

By: Rickard, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National University: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289019

ISBN: 0708106439


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/ cartoons of the period. Dust jacket is faded at spine and edges. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. xv, 371 pages View more info

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Australia and the Great War

By: Robson, L. L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Macmillan: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID295368

ISBN: 0333119215


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 113 pages Includes primary sources. View more info

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The Erratic Communication Between Australia and China (Occasional Papers No. 14)

By: Rolls, Eric

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Darwin, State Library of the Northern Territory: 1990

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291503

ISBN: 0724504931


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - staplebound. Number 14 inked to front cover. 10 pages A speech given by author, Eric Rolls in 1986 View more info