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Image for Statistical, Historical, and Political Description of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements in Van Diemen's Land.

Statistical, Historical, and Political Description of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements in Van Diemen's Land.

By: Wentworth, W.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1978[1819]

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: ID196759

ISBN: 0868240036


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some tape stains to underside which faintly show through- now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. 466 pages "With A Particular Enumeration of the Advantages which these Colonies offer for Emigration, and their Superiority in many respects over those possessed by the United States of America." First published in 1819 the book is packed with good things, felicities of tho... View more info

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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

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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

Image for Victims Of Tyranny The Story Of The Fitzgerald Convict Brothers

Victims Of Tyranny The Story Of The Fitzgerald Convict Brothers

By: Whiting, Brendan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Harbour Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270813

ISBN: 0646433458


Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 310 pages With fascinating glimpses into many of the characters of early Australian colonial times, this book brings to life the cruelty of the transportation system, through the powerful true story of the Irish convict brothers Maurice and Michael Fitzgerald. View more info

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Terra Australis to Australia

By: Williams, Glyndwr & Frost, Alan [Editors]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID251471

ISBN: 0195549082


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 242 pages Tells the story of how Eurpeans conceived of the southern continent from ancient times until the beginning of the nineteenth century. View more info

Image for I Once Met A Man True stories from one of Australia's greatest folk heroes

I Once Met A Man True stories from one of Australia's greatest folk heroes

By: Williams, R.M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1996

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: ID235935

ISBN: 0207190240


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 178 pages R.M. Williams was a compelling raconteur and in this fascinating collection he tells of some of his most memorable encounters. View more info

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The Last Bastion.

By: WILLIAMSON, Kristin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lansdowne: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293299

ISBN: 0701818476


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 264 pages Based on the television series written by David Williamson and Denis Whitburn. The story of major power struggle in World War Two between Canberra, London and Washington. View more info

Image for Alias Blind Larry The Mostly True Memoir of James Laurence The Singing Convict

Alias Blind Larry The Mostly True Memoir of James Laurence The Singing Convict

By: Wills, Rob

Price: $42.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287736

ISBN: 1925333116


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 366 pages Alias Blind Larry is a convict story, an adventure story, a colonial story, a Jewish story, a theatrical story. A story of cruelty, resilience, cheek and humour, and it is (mostly) true. James Laurence was transported to NSW in 1814 for jewel theft. He served time in every penal settlement in NSW, singing and thieving when he was free. He wrote his memoir o... View more info

Image for The Flying Doctor Story. An Authorised History of the Royal Flying Doctor Service

The Flying Doctor Story. An Authorised History of the Royal Flying Doctor Service

By: Wilson, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Glen Waverley, Cyan Press: 1993

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302151


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Light wear to edges and corners. 160 pages View more info

Image for Fifty Years. The Australian Society of Anaesthetists 1934-1984

Fifty Years. The Australian Society of Anaesthetists 1934-1984

By: Wilson, Gwen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Society of Anaesthetists: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID14994

ISBN: 0909814015


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good Dustjacket - DJ now protected in a purpose made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Nice copy. 502pages. View more info

The Australian Book of Disasters

By: Writer, Larry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Pier 9: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268968

ISBN: 1741969026


A Near Fine copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 223 pages View more info

Image for ATSE 1975-2005 The First 30 Years.  A Short History of the Origins and Development of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering [ATSE]

ATSE 1975-2005 The First 30 Years. A Short History of the Origins and Development of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering [ATSE]

By: [Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281926


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 80 pages View more info

Image for Country Matters.  2008 Social Atlas of Rural and Regional Australia

Country Matters. 2008 Social Atlas of Rural and Regional Australia

By: [Bureau of Rural Sciences]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canberra, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry: 2008

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID300872

ISBN: 1921192224


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Spiral bound inside softcover binding. Colour maps and charts. 141 pages Describes the patterns of social and economic change of people and communities in non metropolitan Australia View more info

Image for Water and Power For the Nation.  Snowy Mountains Scheme

Water and Power For the Nation. Snowy Mountains Scheme

By: [Snowy Mountains Authority]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cooma, Snowy Mountains Authority: 1957

Seller ID: ID291027


Octavo size [Folded poster from A2 size]. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Two tunnel plans. An A3 map to one side. Uncommon. View more info