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Image for Lighting The Flame Junior School Heads' Association of Australia

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

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The Life Of Matthew Flinders

By: Estensen, Miriam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Allen & Unwin: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID250366

ISBN: 1865085154


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. DJ spine a touch faded. Black & white illustrations. 538 pages This is the story of Matthew Flinders - a story of persistence, risk-taking, driving ambition and frustration. The books takes the reader through the various stages of Flinders' life revealing the successes and the frustrations. 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

Image for The History of Australian Exploration 1788-1888. Compiled from State Documents, Private Papers, and the most authentic sources of information. Issued under the auspieces of the Governments of the Australian Colonies

The History of Australian Exploration 1788-1888. Compiled from State Documents, Private Papers, and the most authentic sources of information. Issued under the auspieces of the Governments of the Australian Colonies

By: Favenc, Ernest

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Golden Press: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID190341

ISBN: 0855580682


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a little faded. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Illustrated with maps and facsimiles of historical documents. 474 pages A facsimile of the edition published by Turner and Henderson, Sydney in 1888. View more info

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Squatting: Romance & Reality

By: Ferguson, James

Price: $43.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Arcadia: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294569

ISBN: 1925588300


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 261 pages James Ferguson describes what the squatting life was like, how stations were founded and developed, where the squatters came from, and what kinds of people they were. Their rugged individualism did much to form the Australian character, and theirs is a story of courage and determination, but also of tragedy as economic progress led to the degradation of the land and destruction of the Aborigi... 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 The British Empire in Australia. An Economic History 1834-1939

The British Empire in Australia. An Economic History 1834-1939

By: Fitzpatrick, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1949

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID206226


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Revised & Abridged edition. 357 pages 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

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Trim

By: Flinders, Matthew

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1977

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: ID170416

ISBN: 0001850288


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 in black & white by Annette Macarthur-Onslow 31 pages The story of the much loved cat who accompanied Matthew Flinders on several of his famous voyages. View more info

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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 The Journal of a Forgotten Expedition in 1875 by Ernest Giles

The Journal of a Forgotten Expedition in 1875 by Ernest Giles

By: Giles, Ernest; Edited by James Bosanquet

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: ID304412


Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Includes a black & white photograph of Expedition members, a black & white photograph of Giles (frontispiece), a black and white map and facsimile of the original title page. Limited edition of 500 of which this No. 148. xiii, 54 pages. Giles' (and sundry other accounts) of his 1875 ex... 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