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Image for Life in the Cities: Australia in the Victoria Age: 3

Life in the Cities: Australia in the Victoria Age: 3

By: CANNON, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID301764


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 & White Photographs and Drawings. 320 pages. View more info

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The Menzies Years

By: Carroll, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cassell Australia: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299238


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light sticker stain to upper corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 256 pages Traces the major themes in Australian life and politics during the years that R J Menzies was prime minister View more info

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Australians Outback: 60 years of the Bush Church Aid Society (Signed by Author)

By: Caterer, Helen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Anglican Information Office: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300435


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a little faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Signed by the author. 160 pages View more info

Image for Book Life: The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell

Book Life: The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell

By: Chanin, Eileen

Price: $43.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID269727


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and photographs. 477 pages Australia's greatest book collector, David Scott Mitchell, gave his extraordinary library and a bequest for its development to the people of Sydney and the world. This is the first comprehensive account of his life and what, how, and why he collected, told through his books, reading, and contemporary correspondence. Shortlisted for the Australian Historical Association's Ma... View more info

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The Sources of the Finke River and Other Expeditions

By: Chewings, Charles

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Friends of the State Library of South Australia: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282521


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Black and white frontispiece, 2 maps and large folded map in endpocket. Decorated cloth boards. 174 pages Introduction by Valmai Hankel. Contains the accounts of four journeys undertaken into the Australian outback by explorer, geologist and anthropologist, Charles Chewings [1859-1937] between 1881 and 1909. The in 1881-2, Chewings Travelled from Beltana, SA to Hermannsburg and Henbury , NT; In 1883 he sailed to P... View more info

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The Prince of Australia and other Rebels, Rogues and Ratbags

By: Childs, Kevin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Lothian Books: 2006

Seller ID: ID281563


Very Good condition. 213 pages A collection of entertaining tales about some amazing Australian characters. View more info

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A Short History of Australia

By: Clark, Manning

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Penguin: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID106076


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 392 pages View more info

Image for A Short History of Australia. Illustrated Edition

A Short History of Australia. Illustrated Edition

By: CLARK, Manning

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Penguin: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID299402


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 260 pages View more info

Image for Select Documents in Australian History 2 Volumes Volume I: 1788-1850 & Volume II: 1851-1900

Select Documents in Australian History 2 Volumes Volume I: 1788-1850 & Volume II: 1851-1900

By: Clark, Manning (Selected and Edited by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1979 and 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID302016


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Some marginal highlighting to both volumes and some pencil annotations to Volume I. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Vol I: 450pp; Vol II: 866pp View more info

Sources of Australian History (The World's Classics No 558)

By: Clark, Marcus (Selected and Edited)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID274503


Octavo Size [approx 10 x 15cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped]Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with minor loss atop of age-darkened spine. Light marking to rear DJ. xii, 622 pages A collection of documents on Australian political and social history sourced from not only official reports and papers but also newspaper files, ballads and songs. View more info

Image for Stories of Australia in the Early Days

Stories of Australia in the Early Days

By: Clarke, Marcus

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300125


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Some minor wear to endpapers. Green blind-stamped boards with black illustration to front and gilt title to spine. Corners lightly bumped. Pages untrimmed. Previous owner's neat stamp to preliminary pages. Ferguson 8328 refers. 200 pages Biography and Monograph by Hamilton Mackinnon. View more info

Image for Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia

Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Ryde, Angus & Robertson: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID276340


Small Quarto Size [approx 18cm x 27cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 219 pages Frank Clune pieces together the lives of nine of the most colourful miscreants during the first 80 years of Australian history. View more info

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Australian Federation

By: Cockburn, John A. Sir

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Horace Marshall & Son: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID141951


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Red cloth boards with gilt to face & spine. Some light age-toning to endpapers and page edges. Preface by The Right Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke, Bart. M.P. 250 pages Sir John Alexander Cockburn (1850-1929) was an ardent Federationist, representing South Australia at the 1890 federation conference, and the 1891 and 1897-98 conventions. He was also the only notable South Australian to attend the unofficial People's ... View more info

Image for The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea. Being the Narrative of Portuguese and Spanish Discoveries in the Australasian Regions, between 1492 - 1606 with descriptions of their old charts

The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea. Being the Narrative of Portuguese and Spanish Discoveries in the Australasian Regions, between 1492 - 1606 with descriptions of their old charts

By: Collingridge, George

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Sydney, William Brooks & Co: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302398


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Green cloth boards with gilt to front panel. New endpapers. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Double page map as frontispiece, 14 b/w maps in text, 9 coloured maps - some double page, 1 colour illustration, 34 b/w illustrations. 136 pages View more info

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The Nullarbor Plain A History

By: Collins, Neville

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Woodside, SA, Published by Author: 2017

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID290346


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Wraps. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Colour map. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. 139 pages Examines all aspects of the vast area which borders the Great Australian Bight. View more info

The Development of Australia

By: Condliffe, J.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2749


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ has some underside stains and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Minor tape stains to endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 294pages View more info

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The War at Home 1939 Australia 1949

By: Connell, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299678


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages View more info

Image for At Home in Australia

At Home in Australia

By: Conrad, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296488


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 Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages View more info

Image for Sex and Anarchy : The Life and Death of the Sydney Push

Sex and Anarchy : The Life and Death of the Sydney Push

By: Coombs, Anne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Viking: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID258388


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Softcover with wraps. Interior yellowed, especially at prelims. Review copy with stamp to title page. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 340 pages Throughout the 1950s and 1960s , the Sydney Push was a bohemian and anarchic network encompassing a huge range of people from the professions to the arts. View more info

Image for A Very Australian Conversation [Boyer Lectures 2009]

A Very Australian Conversation [Boyer Lectures 2009]

By: Cosgrove, Peter General

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292466


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 107 pages View more info