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Image for Australian Pioneers

Australian Pioneers

By: Kerr, Colin and Kerr, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, International Limited Editio: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7547

ISBN: 0727001566


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

ISBN: 0727005863


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

ISBN: 0727012525


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

ISBN: 0851798616


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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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

ISBN: 1921719508


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

ISBN: 0726947113


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

ISBN: 1859585388


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

ISBN: 0727013823


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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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

ISBN: 1876247002


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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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

ISBN: 0958545480


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

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Weevils in the Flour. An Oral Record of the 1930s Depression in Australia

By: Lowenstein, Wendy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Scribe Publications: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID248659

ISBN: 0908011334


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 464 pages A social history of Australia in the 1930s depression. View more info

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Legacy The First Fifty Years

By: Lyons, Mark

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lothian Publishing Co: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID164711

ISBN: 0850910692


.Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 283 pages View more info

Image for Sir Joseph Banks 18th Century Explorer, Botanist and Entrepreneur

Sir Joseph Banks 18th Century Explorer, Botanist and Entrepreneur

By: Lyte, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, A.H & A.W. Reed: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID142800

ISBN: 0589502247


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a little sunned but still clear & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 248 pages View more info

Some proposals for establishing colonies in the South Seas

By: Mackaness, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID215065


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 62 pages Australian Historical Monographs Volume XI (New Series) View more info

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Mail for the Back of Beyond

By: MADDOCK, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Kangaroo Press: 1987

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: ID216733

ISBN: 0864170742


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 160 pages. View more info

Image for Sir Joseph Banks. The "Father of Australia"

Sir Joseph Banks. The "Father of Australia"

By: Maiden, J.H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney, William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299066


Octavo Size. A Good copy in green boards with gilt decoration. Previous owner's details to front free endpaper (neat stamp). Front hinge 'nicked' in several places with webbing exposed. Book edges lightly rubbed and a couple of small marks to spine.. With 64 illustrations including two large folding charts at rear with tape repaired tears and 2 fold-out charts (Cook's Charts Nos 7 & 8) both tape repaired. Overall a nice clean and tidy copy. xiv, 244 pages An examina... View more info

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A Spirit of Play: The Making of Australia's Consciousness (Boyer Lectures 1998) Signed by Author

By: Malouf, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 1998

Seller ID: ID300052

ISBN: 0733307264


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Signed by the author on the Title Page 128 pages The 1998 Boyer Lectures given by David Malouf. View more info