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

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


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


.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


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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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


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

Image for Alarming Australia [Unpopular Pamphlets No. 3]

Alarming Australia [Unpopular Pamphlets No. 3]

By: Mander, A.E.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Currawong Publishing Company: 1943[1938]

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID278633


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - just some very light wear to spine ends. 79 pages Originally published in 1938 this book looks at population growth in Australia. View more info

Image for A New Land. European Perceptions of Australia 1788-1850

A New Land. European Perceptions of Australia 1788-1850

By: Martin, Stephen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID285435


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 145 pages View more info

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Cooee. Australia in the 19th Century.

By: Martin, Terry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID300754


Square Octavo Size [approx 22 x 22cm]. Very Good condition. Colour illustrations. 50 pages This features items from the National Library of Australia's Collection of 19th century drawings. View more info

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A History of the Extension of Kiwanis in Australia (Signed by Author)

By: Maskiell, Edwin C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria, Published by Author: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268051


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. 287 pages Contents include The Kiwanis Movement; Extension of Kiwanis in Australia; The District of Australia - including a listing of District officers 1969-1988; History of Kiwanis Clubs in Australia; Past District Governors of Australia. View more info

A Parson in the Australian Bush

By: Matthews, C.H.S.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID219817


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 226 pages Originallly printed in 1908. Charles Matthews was a young Anglican priest sent in 1902 to minister to the residents of outback New South Wales. View more info

Image for Incognita The Invention and Discovery of Terra Australis

Incognita The Invention and Discovery of Terra Australis

By: Mawer, G.A.

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276073


MINT - a NEW copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. The discolouration at the spine edge in the picture is actually part of the cover not a flaw. 268 pages The southern hemisphere is mainly land. So said medieval Europeans, raised on a heady brew of folklore, biblical revelation and geographical theory. It is how they imagined it. This belief led to the history of southern maritime exploration being one of frustration, deception, and self-deception. This book tel... View more info

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South by Northwest The Magnetic Crusade and the Contest for Antarctica

By: Mawer, Granville Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID209694


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket A new book. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 319 pages The riveting story of the race between rival nations - The British, French and Americans - to claim Antarctica's holy grail. In this never-before told tale of ambition and achievement, maritime historian Allen Mawer resolves some of the controversies that have festered for the past 160 years. View more info

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The Master of Hell's Gates: William Kinghorne (1796 - 1878)

By: Maxwell, Chris & Pugh, Alex

Price: $53.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297797


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 390 pages Captain William Kinghorne navigated some of the most treacherous waters in the world. His life encompassed the Napoleonic Wars, smuggling in the North Sea, the brutal penal settlements of Macquarie Harbour and Port Arthur, the atrocities committed against the Aboriginal... View more info

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Journeyings. The Biography of a Middle-Class Generation 1920-1990 [Signed by Author]

By: McCalman, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carlton, Melbourne University Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID256911


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Maps to endpapers. Signed by the author on title page. Neat previous owner's details to front free end paper. [x] 348 pages An engrossing and highly original exploration of one of the most neglected subjects in Australian social history - the middle class. Not so much a history as a meditation upon life & this country as it is remembered by particular p... View more info

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Starlight: The Man and The Myth

By: McCarthy, P.H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Hawthorn Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition Assumed

Seller ID: ID292676


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 143 pages Captain Starlight was a bold bushranger who plundered northern New South Wales and Queensland in the late nineteenth century. View more info

Image for The Wild Scotsman  James McPherson the Queensland Bushranger

The Wild Scotsman James McPherson the Queensland Bushranger

By: McCarthy, P.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Hawthorn Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302013


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. The dustjacket is a little rubbed with some chipping to spine ends and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 123 pages The biography of Queensland's most notorious bushranger, the 'Robin Hood of Burnett'. View more info

Image for Beds Boots and Backpacks The Story of YHA in Australia

Beds Boots and Backpacks The Story of YHA in Australia

By: Mcculloch, John & Murray, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caringbah, Playwright Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: ID211778


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 276 pages View more info

Image for AUSTRALIA'S FLYING DOCTORS  The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia

AUSTRALIA'S FLYING DOCTORS The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia

By: McDonald, Roger [Text]; Woldendorp, Richard [Photographs]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Pan Macmillan: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID251661


Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Colour photographs by Richard Woldendorp 163 pages View more info

The Rebello Transcripts Governor Phillip's Portuguese Prelude

By: McIntyre, Kenneth Gordon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID233080


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is just a little sunned on spine [still clear] and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 257 pages. View more info