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Image for 1960-2010 Australians of the Year.  Celebrating 50 years of remarkable achievement.

1960-2010 Australians of the Year. Celebrating 50 years of remarkable achievement.

By: Lewis, Wendy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Millers Point, Pier 9: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID303763

ISBN: 1741968097


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 320 pages This book reveals the role models that we can indeed be proud of and will perhaps inspire future Australians of the Year. 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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The Six Years War A Concise History of Australia in the 1939-45 War

By: Long, Gavin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canberra, The Australian War Memorial and Australian Government Publishing Service: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304361

ISBN: 0642993750


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Light edgewear to DJ spine ends. xvii, 518 pages Gavin Long was the General Editor of the 22 volume 1939-45 Australian official war history and author of 3 volumes in the Army series. "This book is a fascinating study by a writer who was complete master of his subject" 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

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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

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

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

ISBN: 1863732586


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

Image for Cooee.  Australia in the 19th Century.

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

ISBN: 0642276609


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

ISBN: 085179520X


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

ISBN: 1925003590


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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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

ISBN: 1925588564


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

ISBN: 052284569X


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

ISBN: 0725600632


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 Man Who was Starlight: The life and times of Henry Readford, stock thief, pathfinder and folk hero

The Man Who was Starlight: The life and times of Henry Readford, stock thief, pathfinder and folk hero

By: McCarthy, Patrick

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303853

ISBN: 004909033X


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 with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 171 pages View more info