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Image for Early Australia With Shame Remembered

Early Australia With Shame Remembered

By: Beatty, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293052


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is a little edgeworn, with a chip to lower rear edge and has a slightly faded spine. Previous owner's initials to front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 212 pages View more info

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Naught to Thirty-Three

By: Bedford, Randolph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carlton, Melbourne University Press: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID301172


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. Sticker remains and minor stains to front DJ. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 335 pages With a foreward by Geoffrey Blainey. View more info

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AIMS. The first twenty-five years

By: Bell, Peter Dr. (Principal Author) and Veron, Charlie (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Townsville, Australian Institute of Marine Science: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID214599


Quarto Size. Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. Excellent condition. Leatherette boards with silver title to face and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. vii, 173 pages A history of the Australian Institute of Marine Science. View more info

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The Spying Game : An Australian Angle

By: Bennett, Bruce

Price: $42.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267893


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 222 pages What are the roles of reason and imagination in secret intelligence? How do apparently normal people get involved? What happens to them? While British, American and Soviet empires have produced plentiful supplies of heroes, villains and stirring tales, Australians have typically averted their gaze from this country's involvement in the ‘second oldest profession’. And yet espionage has been a ... View more info

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French Lives in Australia. A Collection of Biographical Essays

By: Berti, Eric [Conceived and Introduced by] and Barko, Ivan [Edited by ] Assisted by Edward Duyker and William Land

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286100


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 453 pages For a long time the French presence in Australia remained understated, yet French nationals were present from the very beginning of the colonial period. Their contribution to the European discovery of the country and to its economic, cultural and social development was significant. This book tells the stories of twenty-four leading French figures in Australia ... View more info

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Nazi Dreamtime : Australian enthusiasts for Hitler's Germany

By: Bird, David S.

Price: $47.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267891


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 448 pages Nazi Dreamtime is the ground-breaking story of extreme-right, ultra-nationalist thought and practice in Australia in the period immediately before and during the Second World War. It focuses on those native-born Australians who were attracted to the ideology of Nazism in Germany from 1933. Their belief was that the achievements and tenets of the Nazi regime were applicable to Australian polit... View more info

The Countrys Finest Hour Fifty Years of Rural Broadcasting in Australia

By: Black, Jenny

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Publishing House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID259466


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 184 pages An informal history of ABC Rural radio and television from 1945-1995. View more info

Image for Remember Smith's Weekly? A Biography of An Uninhibited National Australian Newspaper Born: 1 March 1919 Died: 28 October 1950

Remember Smith's Weekly? A Biography of An Uninhibited National Australian Newspaper Born: 1 March 1919 Died: 28 October 1950

By: Blaikie, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID13326


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. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 258pages View more info

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To Pierce The Tyrant's Heart: A Military History of The Battle for The Eureka Stockade 3 December 1854

By: Blake, Gregory

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Military History Publications: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID245356


Small Quarto Size. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 242 pages Examines for the first time the actual military events and challenges many of the existing assumptions. View more info

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Pioneer Schools of Australia

By: Blake, LJ

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1977

Edition: 1st Assumed Edition

Seller ID: ID295569


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. Spine lightly sun-faded. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 63 pages This book tells the strange and very human story of those pioneering years. View more info

Some Correspondence of Captain William Bligh, R.N., with John and Francis Godolphin Bond 1776-1811 [Australian Historical Monographs]

By: Bligh, William Captain [with Introduction and Notes by George Mackaness]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dubbo, NSW, Review Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271118


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light vertical crease to front cover. Black & white illustrations. 81 pages This monograph was originally privately published by Dr Mackaness in a limited edition of 140 copies. This is Volume V in this new series and appeared in the original series in two parts - Volumes XIX and XXIX. View more info

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Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law

By: Bond, Catherine

Price: $46.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293482


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 204 pages This book examines how, in 1916, control of ‘Anzac’ was introduced initially for businesses then extended, without precedent, to more private spheres, including prohibiting the use of the word as the name of a home. It documents the effect that these laws had on the Australian home front and the devastating impact on soldiers and families View more info

Australia Fair? Recollections, Observations and Irreverences

By: Braddon, Russell (Editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231434


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. DJ slightly chipped. 204 pages A series of stimulating and uninhibited essays about Australia and its people by authors such as Robyn Archer, Tom Keneally, Frank Moorhouse, Catherine Gaskin, Judith Wright etc. View more info

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James Morrill: Captive of Empire

By: Breslin, Bruce

Price: $37.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294250


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Black and white map and one other small black and white plate. Foreword by Father Frank Brennan 128 pages James Morrill was shipwrecked on the Queensland coast in 1846, he lived with the Aboriginal people until he presented himself to the advancing colonists seventeen years later in 1863. Morrill, concerned about the killing of his companions and the... View more info

Image for Wonderful Wireless: Reminiscences of the stars of Australia's live radio

Wonderful Wireless: Reminiscences of the stars of Australia's live radio

By: Bridges, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen Australia: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID12314


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages. The story of the stars and players of Australian radio from the 1920s. View more info

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The Commandants. The Tyrants who ruled Norfolk Island

By: Britts, M. G.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID214172


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners which has a lightly faded spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 180 pages The Tyrants who ruled Norfolk Island. View more info

The Yellow Lady: Australian Impressions Of Asia

By: Broinowski, Alison

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID216945


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Tiny abrasion to front cover. [xii] 260 pages View more info

Riders of Time

By: BROOKES, Mabel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan of Australia: 1967

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: ID246691


Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. Illustrated by Harold Freeman. 217pages A look back at the events, large & small, which have shaped Australia. View more info

Pioneers and their Better Halves or Seven Generations of Women in Australia

By: Burcher, Honour C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caloundra, Queensland, Boolarong Publications: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273758


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. 239 pages View more info

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My Feral Australians. Windy Tales from Down-Under

By: Burry, J.Neil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273501


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 122 pages Migrants from Britain to Australia in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries came with various forms of historical consciousness or accumulated historical memories, imparted by the education they had received. They also came with religious traditions. The original colonists in 1788 occupied a land that they considered belonged to nobody. The Aborigines who occupied this land had a civilisation based on 60,000... View more info