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Image for The Innovators. The Sydney Alternatives in the Rise of Modern Art, Literature and Ideas

The Innovators. The Sydney Alternatives in the Rise of Modern Art, Literature and Ideas

By: Dutton, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296045

ISBN: 033341473X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 266 pages This book traces some of the ideas and images which inspired Sydney artists, writers and architects from the gestation period of the 1930s, symbolised in the opening of the Harbour Bridge, to the creative ferment of the late 1960s. View more info

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Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War

By: Dwyer, Jacqueline

Price: $38.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID294536

ISBN: 1925588122


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiv, 347 pages From the late 19th century to the 1950s, many wool buyers from the Flanders region of France and Belgium emigrated to Australia with their families to establish careers as buyers for the woollen mills of Europe. A peaceful period of business building ended suddenly in 1914 when the Flanders men of Australia returned to the defence of their homeland. Their villages, towns and fields became t... View more info

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The Land Downunder

By: Egan, Ted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Norwich, UK, Grice Chapman: 2003

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID255044

ISBN: 0954572602


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 232 pages True stories of the men and women who created the ethos of the Land Downunder with the lyrics for more than 25 songs written and recorded by Ted Egan. Preface by Rolf Harris. View more info

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Lachlan Macquarie. His Life, Adventures and Times

By: Ellis, M.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID244094

ISBN: 0732291488


Very Good condition. New introduction. 614 pages Full-length biography of this Scottish soldier who officially attached the name Australia to the continent he ruled from 1810 to the end of 1821. View more info

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Meet Seven Irish Ellises

By: Ellis, Maureen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Seaview Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301120

ISBN: 1876070919


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Maps. Index. Descendancy charts. 281 pages When George Ellis married Mary McGurke in Enniskerry, Ireland in 1827, they could not have imagined that some 172 years later very many of their descendants would meet at a reunion in a then unknown area halfway around the world. They had ten children of whom seven came to Australia, to Mount Gambier. View more info

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Lighting The Flame Junior School Heads' Association of Australia

By: Emmett, K. et al (Editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Openbook Publishers: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID217138

ISBN: 0646394177


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 304 pages The history of this Independent Schools association. Covers the history and development of the association, the personalities & membership records. View more info

Image for A Short Account of the Late Discoveries of Gold in Australia with notes of a visit to the Gold District [Australian Historical Monographs]

A Short Account of the Late Discoveries of Gold in Australia with notes of a visit to the Gold District [Australian Historical Monographs]

By: Erskine, John Elphinstone Captain R.N. [Edited by George Mackaness]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Dubbo, NSW, Review Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271071


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations and map. A small stain to front cover. 53 pages This monograph was originally published privately by Dr Mackaness in a limited edition of 150 copies. This is Volume IX of the New Series of Australian Historical Monographs - it was Volume XXXVII in the original series. View more info

Image for Rum Rebellion. A Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps (Australian Classics)

Rum Rebellion. A Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps (Australian Classics)

By: Evatt, H.V.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hawthorn, Lloyd O'Neil: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID280681


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small ink mark to ffep. xviii, 365 pages H.V.Evatt brings his brilliant and highly literate mind to bear on the complex problems surrounding one of the most controversial issues in Australian history. View more info

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Pens and Ems: Stories of Australian Newspapers

By: Finch, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID8440


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 110pages. View more info

Image for Ned Kelly. The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend

Ned Kelly. The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend

By: Fitzsimons, Peter

Price: $22.00

Publisher: North Sydney, William Heinemann: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302423

ISBN: 1742758908


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Gift inscription to half-title page. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 826 pages Fitzsimons brings the history of Ned Kelly and his Gang exuberantly to life, weighing in on all of the myths, legends and controversies generated by this compelling and divisive Irish-Australian Rebel. View more info

Image for Metarch Papers No. 9 December 1996 Seventy-Five Years at Willis Island

Metarch Papers No. 9 December 1996 Seventy-Five Years at Willis Island

By: Fletcher, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Bureau of Meteorology: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270690


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Spine lightly faded. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 49 pages Prepared to commemorate 75 years of continuous observations from Willis Island. This paper is an attempt to collect reminiscences of life on the island at various stages if its development and present these in chronological order. View more info

Image for Encountering Terra Australis. The Australian Voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders

Encountering Terra Australis. The Australian Voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders

By: Fornasiero, Jean; Monteath, Peter & West-Sooby, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kent Town SA, Wakefield Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID251764

ISBN: 1862546258


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket spine is very slightly faded & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 411 pages History has not been even-handed as Flinders and Baudin were in recognising the accomplishments of their respective expeditions. This book corrects the balance. View more info

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The Australian Bush (The Outward Bound Library)

By: Fullerton, Mary E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: [1928]

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID295911


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Some marking to boards and scattered foxing to fore edge. Endpapers lightly tanned and gift inscription to the half-title page. Black & white illustrations by John C. Goodchild. Maps to endpapers. Prefaces by Ashley Gibson and the author. 242 pages View more info

Image for Australia The First Hundred Years A Facsimile of Volumes 1 and 11 of the Picturesque Atlas of Australia.

Australia The First Hundred Years A Facsimile of Volumes 1 and 11 of the Picturesque Atlas of Australia.

By: Garran, Andrew [Edited by]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dee Why, Ure Smith: 1976

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID298006


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Includes over 700 engraving on steel and wood and 26 full page plates. 530 pp Originally published in 1886. View more info

Image for In Praise of Australia. An Anthology in Prose and Verse

In Praise of Australia. An Anthology in Prose and Verse

By: Gay, Florence (Compiled by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd: 1912

Edition: 1st Assumed Edition

Seller ID: ID293590


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ Condition. . No dustjacket. . Foxing to book edges; edges lightly rubbed. 250 pages An Anthology in Prose and Verse View more info

Image for One Hundred & Fifty Years of New from The Herald

One Hundred & Fifty Years of New from The Herald

By: Gaylard, Geoff [Text]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Southbank Editions: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID296124

ISBN: 0949318043


Folio size [26x35cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 401 pages View more info

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The Colony

By: Gibbon, Belinda

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292285

ISBN: 1740513770


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 364 pages Based on the Living History series The Colony as seen on SBS television. View more info

Image for Town and City Life in Colonial Australia

Town and City Life in Colonial Australia

By: Gibbs, R. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1976

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302341

ISBN: 0727001337


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Contained in a ring binder - as issued. Black & white illustrations. 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. Unpaginated Organised into 6 sections: 1. Growth of Towns and Cities; 2. Physical Appearances; 3. Social Life; 4. economic Life; 5. Services; 6. Literature and Culture. An excellent resource guide. View more info

Image for A Dream of the Southern Seas: The life story of James Mario Matra, The Spiritual father of Australia

A Dream of the Southern Seas: The life story of James Mario Matra, The Spiritual father of Australia

By: Giordano, A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 1984

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID6227

ISBN: 0959860436


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a touch faded. Foreword by the Hon Mario Feleppa M.L.C. 138pages. The biography of James Mario Matra presumed author of A Journal of The Voyage around the World in His Majesty's Ship, Endeavour, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771. Italian/American Matra joined the crew of the Endeavour in 1768. View more info

An Eyewitness History of Australia

By: Gordon, Harry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1981

Edition: Revised Ed.

Seller ID: ID14264

ISBN: 085902136X


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 467 pages. View more info