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Image for Australia's Early Dwellings and Churches

Australia's Early Dwellings and Churches

By: Sharp, W. Watson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID186683

ISBN: 0207147264


Oblong small quarto. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour illustrations. Bookplate to ffep. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 156 pages The history of a selection pioneer dwellings from all over Australia together with superb colour paintings by Richard A. Smolicz. View more info

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Years of Change

By: Sharpe, Alan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Currawong Press: 1981

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: ID151125

ISBN: 0908001223


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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Unpaginated [circa 140 pages] A nostalgic view of Australia in the 20s, 30s and 40s. View more info

Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society December 1997

By: Sherington, Prof. Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, 1997

Seller ID: ID247358

ISBN: 00358762


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Volume 83, Part 2. View more info

Image for Dutch Discoveries of Australia: Shipwrecks, Treasures and Early Voyages off the West Coast

Dutch Discoveries of Australia: Shipwrecks, Treasures and Early Voyages off the West Coast

By: Sigmond, J.P. & Zuiderbann, L.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1979

Edition: 1st English Language Edition

Seller ID: ID170167

ISBN: 0727008005


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. 176 pages View more info

The New Australia

By: Simpson, Colin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1971

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID220111

ISBN: 0207122520


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Severl closed tears to DJ edges. Interior of book starting to yellow at edges. .Illustrated with Colour photographs and Black & white maps. Gift Inscription to Preliminary Pages. xvi, 605 pp An interesting historical look at the mineral wealth of Australia combined with what was then seen to be the key 'tourist'' adventures. View more info

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Samuel Grau Hubbe A Minor Explorer contained in South Australian Geographical Journal Volume 92 1992

By: Simpson, Moxon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Geographical Society , South Australian Branch: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288475


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Stiff Card Covers. Article illustrated with a black & white photograph and map. Pp 37- 48 [ 86 pages] Other articles include: Leichhardt's first attempt to the Swan River 1846-47 [Sprod]; Vegetation Changes on Bird Island [Caruthers]; Flood Hazard in South Australia [Wright]; The Big Run: Victoria River Downs [Makin]; Road Access Tunnel under Mt Lofty Ranges [Sprigg]; In Search of the Elder Expedition [S... View more info

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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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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

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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

Image for Australia

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

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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

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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