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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


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


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


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


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


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

Image for The Australians - The way we live now

The Australians - The way we live now

By: Terrill, Ross

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 2000

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: ID200743


Good+ condition. Book slightly bent else a Very good copy. 330 pages View more info

From Somewhere Else: People from Other Countries Who Have Made Australia Home

By: Thompson, Liz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Simon & Schuster Australia: 1993

Seller ID: ID254833


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 156 pages View more info

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


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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Made In Australia

By: Towle, Alexandra [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Watermark Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID208312


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


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


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

Image for Our Schools and the War

Our Schools and the War

By: Triolo, Rosalie

Price: $43.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267894


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

Image for A Girl At Government House

A Girl At Government House

By: Vellacott, Helen (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1982

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: ID14698


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

Image for Land Utilization in Australia

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

Image for Pioneering Days.  People and Innovations in Australia's Rural Past

Pioneering Days. People and Innovations in Australia's Rural Past

By: Walsh, Gerald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300775


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Front free endpaper seems ot have been replaced. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 301 pages 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

Image for The Folklore of the Irish in Australia

The Folklore of the Irish in Australia

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID219015


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 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