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Image for Australia Through Italian Eyes

Australia Through Italian Eyes

By: Thompson, Stephanie Lindsay

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287030

ISBN: 0195505700


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some minor sun fading & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 271pages View more info

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Stories from a Bygone Age A Newspaper Memoir

By: Tidey, John

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Arcadia: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302736

ISBN: 1925801365


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 124 pages Between 1966 and 1975 Melbourne's Age newspaper was transformed by an inspirational editor, Graham Perkin. The venerable old broadsheet, founded in 1854, had already enjoyed a golden era in the 19th century under the legendary David Syme. Now, led by his great-grandson Ranald Macdonald and edite... View more info

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Made In Australia

By: Towle, Alexandra [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Watermark Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID208312

ISBN: 0855610670


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. 224 pages A sourcebook of all things Australian with a Foreword by The Hon. Barry Jones. View more info

Image for A Yankee Merchant in Goldrush Australia. The Letters of George Francis Train 1853-55

A Yankee Merchant in Goldrush Australia. The Letters of George Francis Train 1853-55

By: Train, George Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID177859

ISBN: 0855610107


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm].Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a little faded. With an introductory sketch of his life, and notes by E. Daniel and Annette Potts. 204 pages View more info

Image for Rogues'  March A chronicle of colonial crime in Australia

Rogues' March A chronicle of colonial crime in Australia

By: Travers, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300229

ISBN: 009118990X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine sunned & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 222pages View more info

Image for Australian Little Magazines 1923-1954 Their Role in Forming and Reflecting Literary Trends

Australian Little Magazines 1923-1954 Their Role in Forming and Reflecting Literary Trends

By: Tregenza, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID275640


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy.. Black & white illustrations. 108 pages View more info

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Our Schools and the War

By: Triolo, Rosalie

Price: $43.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267894

ISBN: 1921875569


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Black & white illustrations. 364 pages The Great War profoundly touched the lives of Australian teachers, school children and local communities, and with lasting consequences. How teachers and school communities were affected by patriotic appeals and activities, and how they responded to the long years of grim news from Gallipoli, the Western Front and other sites of training, fighting and convalescence, ... View more info

Australian Lives

By: Turnbull, Clive

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F.W. Cheshire: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID5482


Octavo Size. Very Good in Good+ Dustjacket. Some light foxing to endpapers and a few minor tears to DJ (now in protective sleeve. [xvi]158 pages. View more info

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A Girl At Government House

By: Vellacott, Helen (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1982

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: ID14698

ISBN: 0859023362


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 145pages View more info

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Land Utilization in Australia

By: WADHAM, Samuel; WILSON, R.Kent and WOOD, Joyce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1964

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: ID355


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ is age-toned at spine and edges with some mild staing to DJ spine top - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve.. Black & white illustrations, maps. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. xv, 295pages. View more info

Very Strange Tales. The Turbulent Times of Samuel Marsden

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267743


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Mark to upper front pastedown with Numbers neatly inked to upper front endpaper. 223 pages +Appendix, Notes and bibliography ".. very strange tales are told of the gentlemen of New South Wales" especially in the early colonial period. Selected and re-told by Biil Wannan. View more info

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The Folklore of the Irish in Australia

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID219015

ISBN: 0859020967


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 224pages View more info

Image for Tell 'Em I Died Game. The Stark Story of Australian Bushranging

Tell 'Em I Died Game. The Stark Story of Australian Bushranging

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302956


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 288 pages The real story of Australian bushranging and the men who made its legends, Ned Kelly, Thunderbolt, Ben Hall and 'Mad Dog 'Morgan. View more info

Image for Journey Across the Western Interior of Australia

Journey Across the Western Interior of Australia

By: Warburton, Peter Egerton Colonel

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID181295


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Green gilt decorated cloth boards, corners bumped & rubbed and spine edge lightly rubbed. Bookplate to front pastedown and front hinge lightly cracked. A very nice, solid and clean copy of this scarce title. Small gift inscription to top of Preface. Illustrated with eight black & white engravings and large fold-out map [with neatly repaired tears] at rear. 307 pages Important account of the first expedition to cross from Alice Springs ... View more info

Image for Empire in the Antipodes The British in Australasia 1840-1860. Foundations in Modern History

Empire in the Antipodes The British in Australasia 1840-1860. Foundations in Modern History

By: Ward, John M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID220271


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 120 pages View more info

Image for Australia Since the Coming of Man

Australia Since the Coming of Man

By: Ward, Russel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lansdowne Press: 1987

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: ID176044

ISBN: 0701815663


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 254 pages View more info

Image for Whirlwinds in the Plain: Ludwig Leichhardt - friends, foes and history

Whirlwinds in the Plain: Ludwig Leichhardt - friends, foes and history

By: Webster, E. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298214

ISBN: 0522841813


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 2 maps. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. [xii] 462 pages. Detailed account of Ludwig Leichhardt's life and Australian explorations. View more info

Image for A Nation United - 9 May 2001

A Nation United - 9 May 2001

By: Whalen, Barry (Editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Centenary of Federation: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID202272


Oblong small quarto. Near Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our pupose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 63 pages View more info

Image for Australia's Natural Disasters

Australia's Natural Disasters

By: Whitaker, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chatswood, NSW, New Holland: 2007

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: ID276476

ISBN: 1877069388


Quarto Size [approx 21.5cmx28cm). Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Maps. 239 pages A fascinating chronicle of the ferocity of nature and the dramatic effects it has on Australia and its people. View more info

A Patchwork Heritage Thirteen Australian Families

By: White, Sally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Collins Dove: 1986

Seller ID: ID177928

ISBN: 0859243915


Small Quarto Size. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. VERY GOOD condition but title page clipped. 152pages View more info