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Image for Captain James Cook after Two Hundred Years A Commemorative Address delivered before the Hakluyt Society

Captain James Cook after Two Hundred Years A Commemorative Address delivered before the Hakluyt Society

By: Skelton, R.A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287078

ISBN: 0714102865


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. B/W plates to rear (addtional to the 32 pages of text) 32pages View more info

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Australia: The Land in Which We Live

By: Smiles, Jack [Illustrated by Tuk Caldwell]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Universal Books: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287079


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some small loss to top & bottom edge of rear panel - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 96 pages View more info

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Living is Giving - The Volunteer Experience

By: Smith, Laurie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Playright Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID222967

ISBN: 0949853771


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 Colour photographs. 331 pages A celebration of the volunteers of the 2000 Sydney Olympic and Paralympic games. View more info

Image for The Diary of Philip Thomas Smith on board the Royal Admiral en route for Van Diemen's Land 27 November 1831- 8 April 1832 and his first impressions of Hobart Town

The Diary of Philip Thomas Smith on board the Royal Admiral en route for Van Diemen's Land 27 November 1831- 8 April 1832 and his first impressions of Hobart Town

By: Smith, Philip Thomas; Edited by Richard Fotheringham

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293716

ISBN: 1925333701


MINT - a NEW copy. Two black & white plates 170 pages Philip Smith (1800 - 1880), one of Tasmania's earliest settlers and later one of its best known, doesn't tell us why in 1831 he left his career as a London lawyer and emigrated to Van Diemen's Land. He hated the 4½ month journey from London to Hobart but kept detailed day-by-day notes and then rewrote them as a witty, acerbic and entertaining account of his adventures. Includes an Appendix of the Passengers and Cr... View more info

Image for The Life and Adventures of Edward Snell. The illustrated diary of an Artist, Engineer and Adventurer in the Australian Colonies 1849 to 1859

The Life and Adventures of Edward Snell. The illustrated diary of an Artist, Engineer and Adventurer in the Australian Colonies 1849 to 1859

By: Snell, Edward. Edited and Introduced by Tom Griffiths

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7448

ISBN: 0207155291


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. Colour and black & white illustrations. Edited and Introduced by Tom Griffiths with assistance from Alan Platt. [xliv]480pages. Edward Snell was an engineer, surveyor, artist and adventurer, but above all he was a diarist. He kept two diaries - one in England from 1842 to 1849 and one in Australia from 1849 to 1859. The Austr... View more info

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Angels of Augustus: Pioneers of the Living Inland

By: Somerville, Stephanie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Noosaville, Elk & Ice: 2006

Seller ID: ID241789

ISBN: 0646465295


Very Good condition. Spine a little faded. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiii, 464pp The story of 2 nursing deaconess Sisters, Marjorie Wilkinson and Ethel Helyar who, during the 1940s, provided free health and pastoral care in the Australian outback. View more info

Image for Parson On The Track Bush Brothers in the Australian Outback

Parson On The Track Bush Brothers in the Australian Outback

By: Southall, Ivan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID247745


Octavo size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Map to prelims and endpapers. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 211 pages Story of the Bush Brotherhood missionary work in outback Australia starting in 1897 View more info

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Australia

By: Spate, O.H.K.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID277953


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Maps. Fold-out Map present. 328 pages A history of Australia written by ministerial advisor and geographer, Oskar Spate. View more info

Image for Proud Intrepid Heart. Leichhardt's First Attempt to the Swan River 1846-1847

Proud Intrepid Heart. Leichhardt's First Attempt to the Swan River 1846-1847

By: Sprod, Dan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301130

ISBN: 0908528191


Small Quarto Size. Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Slight discolouration to DJ spine. Limited edition of 600 copies - this is an out-of-sequence [so NOT numbered and NOT signed]. The journals and commentary are supplemented by 8 maps & 42 contemporary drawings by John Mann, Conrad Martens and George Fairholme; along with 33 other illustrations, including 27 modern b/w photographs taken along the expedition route. 335 pages An account of Leichhardt's second, and faile... View more info

Image for Eternity: Stories from the Emotional Heart of Australia

Eternity: Stories from the Emotional Heart of Australia

By: Stell, Marion (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Museum of Australia: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID264129


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and drawings. xi, 123 pages This presents the first group of people selected for the opening of the Eternity Gallery in the National Museum in Canberra. View more info

Image for Across The Centre.  John McDouall Stuart's Expeditions 1860-62 [Signed by author]

Across The Centre. John McDouall Stuart's Expeditions 1860-62 [Signed by author]

By: Stokes, Edward

Price: $80.00

Publisher: St Leonards, Allen & Unwin: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID285014

ISBN: 1864480386


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 photographs. Signed by Edward Stokes [author]. 151 pages Recreates McDouall Stuart's expeditions across the centre of Australia. View more info

Image for Life on the Australian Goldfields

Life on the Australian Goldfields

By: Stone, Derrick I. & Mackinnon, Sue

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID265851

ISBN: 0730100421


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. 221pages. Describes the life of the people who worked the goldfields - the minutiae of daily life - from diaries and contemporary writings. View more info

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An Australian Viewpoint

By: Strehlow, T.G.H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hawthorn Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID107139


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 41 pages Given as an address to the S.A. Branch of the Australian Institute of Librarians in 17 March 1949. In this printed version a number of lengthy quotations from the authorities who give support to the arguments of the original address have been set down in full. These quotations have increased the length of the original address by several pages. View more info

Image for Look What You Started Henry!  History of the Australian Red Cross 1914-1991

Look What You Started Henry! History of the Australian Red Cross 1914-1991

By: Stubbings, Leon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Red Cross: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11556

ISBN: 0909896453


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 316 pages View more info

Australia: Moments in History

By: Swain, Victor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, NSW, New Holland: 2003

Seller ID: ID235288

ISBN: 1864368187


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Cover creased on front corner. Light wear to edges and corners. Small piece of sticky tape to top of spine. 335 pages View more info

Image for Wunderbar Country.  Germans look at Australia, 1850-1914

Wunderbar Country. Germans look at Australia, 1850-1914

By: Tampke, Jurgen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hale & Iremonger: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID212885

ISBN: 0868060232


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Half-title page clipped at upper corner. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 233 pages View more info

Image for Shadows and Substance: The History of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists 1949-1999

Shadows and Substance: The History of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists 1949-1999

By: Tate, Audrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID186093

ISBN: 1865081531


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 eight pages of black and white photographs. 174 pages In this comprehensive history, the author describes the events that led to the foundation of a College and then traces its evolution in its first fifty years. View more info

Image for The Australian Roll of Honour  Honoured by the Queen 1952 - 1998 Including Recipients of National Honours 1997 & 1998

The Australian Roll of Honour Honoured by the Queen 1952 - 1998 Including Recipients of National Honours 1997 & 1998

By: Taylor, Alister (Editor)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Sydney, Alister Taylor, Roll of Honour Publications: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299746

ISBN: 0908578741


Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt to face and spine. Ribbon marker. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Includes name of Ilma Joyce Mason,BEM inscribed in gilt to front face of slipcase. 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. 1085 pages Combines both honours and awards from the revised Australian Honours System an... View more info

Image for Rip Off! Australian Fraud, Deception and Dirty Tricks

Rip Off! Australian Fraud, Deception and Dirty Tricks

By: Taylor, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scoresby, Five Mile Press: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID294202

ISBN: 1743001576


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 250 pages Three centuries of Australia's best-known rip offs. View more info

Image for Station Life in Australia. Pioneers and Pastoralists

Station Life in Australia. Pioneers and Pastoralists

By: Taylor, Peter

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299270

ISBN: 0043321356


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations/photographs. 241 pages View more info