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Image for The Commonwealth of Thieves. The Sydney Experiment

The Commonwealth of Thieves. The Sydney Experiment

By: Keneally, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Random House Australia: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID208369


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's [neat] details to front free end paper. 509 pages View more info

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Australian Welfare History. Critical Essays

By: Kennedy, Richard (Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294190


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 322 pages A critical and radical approach to the welfare history of Australia. View more info

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Out of the Bakelite Box. The Hey Day of Australian Radio

By: Kent, Jacqueline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, ABC Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID288912


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 277 pages View more info

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The Gold-Seekers

By: Kerr, Colin & Kerr, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297769


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. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Colour and black & white illustrations. 63 pages View more info

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Australian Pioneers

By: Kerr, Colin and Kerr, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, International Limited Editio: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7547


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. B/W & colour illustrations. 232pages View more info

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Australian Explorers

By: Kerr, Colin and Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID210115


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. Black & white illustrations. 64 pages View more info

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Australia's Early Whalemen

By: Kerr, Margaret & Colin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID13467


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. Black & white illustrations. 64pages. View more info

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THE RIVER MEN

By: Kerr, Margaret and Colin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID95748


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. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 63 pages View more info

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Caroline Chisholm

By: Kiddle, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1957

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID254337


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 266 pages View more info

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Catherine McMahon. A Remarkable Convict Woman.

By: King, Damian & Schroeder, Liz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dural, NSW, Rosenberg: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297503


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and illustrations. 320 pages This meticulously researched story of Irish born Catherine McMahon is unsual in that it not only covers her time as a convict in Van Diemen's Land but also her life before conviction, and perhaps more importantly, after she was declared 'free by servitude'. View more info

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The Other Side of the Coin: A Cartoon History of Australia

By: King, Jonathan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cassell Australia: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID296186


Quarto Size. Very Good condition - card covers. 380 black and white cartoons 240 pages. View more info

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Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia, Performed between the Years 1818 and 1822 [2 volumes]

By: King, Phillip P.

Price: $310.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Friends of State Library of South Australia: 2012

Edition: Deluxe Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID282513


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Two [2] volumes complete. Deluxe edition, limited to 125 numbered sets - this is copy no 73. Mint condition - a new copy. Bound in illustrated cloth boards, illustrated endpapers, ribbon marker. Black & white illustrations and [fold-out] maps. Australiana Facsimile Editions No 225. The books now have glassine jackets [not standard] to protect the boards. 451, 637 pages Appendix, Containing Various Subjects Relating to the Hydrograph... View more info

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Narrative of a Survey of the Inter-Tropical and Western Coasts of Australia, Performed between the Years 1818 and 1822 [2 volumes]

By: King, Phillip P.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Friends of State Library of South Australia: 2012[1827]

Edition: Facsimile Edition [Standard]

Seller ID: ID282514


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Two [2] volumes complete. Standard Edition. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations and [fold-out] maps. Australiana Facsimile Editions No 225. 451, 637 pages Appendix, Containing Various Subjects Relating to the Hydrography and Natural History View more info

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Narrative of a Survey of the Inter-Tropical and Western Coasts of Australia, Performed between the Years 1818 and 1822 [2 volumes]

By: King, Phillip P.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID253342


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Two volumes complete. Very Good condition. Red boards with gilt title to spine. Some offset to free endpapers, and mild marking to edges and a previous owner's details to free endpapers. Gilt titles a little rubbed. Black & white illustrations and maps. Australiana Facsimile Editions No 30. Only 457 sets produced. 452, 638 pages Appendix, Containing Various Subjects Relating to the Hydrography and Natural History View more info

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The Bushman. Life In a New Country

By: Landor, Edward Wilson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Middlesex, UK, Senate: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID281536


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. 438 pages First published in 1847 by Richard Bentley, London, this is a classic account of a white settler's life in the 'new country'. View more info

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Dictionary of Australian History

By: Larkins, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID258242


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ hs some minor loss to rear panel & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 226 pages View more info

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Encyclopedia of Australia

By: Learmonth, Andrew & Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hicks Smith & Sons: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID287080


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Colour plates and black & white drawings. 606 pages + maps at rear. View more info

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Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia from Moreton Bay to Port Essington. During the Years 1844-1845

By: Leichhardt, Ludwig Dr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Corkwood Press: 1996

Seller ID: ID295956


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Facsimile of 1847 edition. Black & white illustrations. Fold-out map to rear. xx,544pages. This facsimile of the 1847 edition is essential reading for anyone interested in the inland exploration of Australia View more info

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In Search of Heroes. Stories of Seven Remarkable Men

By: Lennox, Gina

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297940


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition - an excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 303 pages View more info

Image for Shifting Sands to Solid Rock Ninety Years of Frontier Services

Shifting Sands to Solid Rock Ninety Years of Frontier Services

By: Linn, Rob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Frontier Services: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID197394


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Spine slightly sunned. Contains b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. 126 pages A great account of nine decades of outstanding service by the Uniting Church to the lives of those in the great Australian Outback. View more info