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The Spying Game : An Australian Angle

By: Bennett, Bruce

Price: $42.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267893

ISBN: 1921875682


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 222 pages What are the roles of reason and imagination in secret intelligence? How do apparently normal people get involved? What happens to them? While British, American and Soviet empires have produced plentiful supplies of heroes, villains and stirring tales, Australians have typically averted their gaze from this country's involvement in the ‘second oldest profession’. And yet espionage has been a ... View more info

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French Lives in Australia. A Collection of Biographical Essays

By: Berti, Eric [Conceived and Introduced by] and Barko, Ivan [Edited by ] Assisted by Edward Duyker and William Land

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286100

ISBN: 1925333035


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 453 pages For a long time the French presence in Australia remained understated, yet French nationals were present from the very beginning of the colonial period. Their contribution to the European discovery of the country and to its economic, cultural and social development was significant. This book tells the stories of twenty-four leading French figures in Australia ... View more info

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Nazi Dreamtime : Australian enthusiasts for Hitler's Germany

By: Bird, David S.

Price: $47.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267891

ISBN: 1921875429


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 448 pages Nazi Dreamtime is the ground-breaking story of extreme-right, ultra-nationalist thought and practice in Australia in the period immediately before and during the Second World War. It focuses on those native-born Australians who were attracted to the ideology of Nazism in Germany from 1933. Their belief was that the achievements and tenets of the Nazi regime were applicable to Australian polit... View more info

The Countrys Finest Hour Fifty Years of Rural Broadcasting in Australia

By: Black, Jenny

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Publishing House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID259466

ISBN: 0733304842


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 184 pages An informal history of ABC Rural radio and television from 1945-1995. View more info

Image for Remember Smith's Weekly? A Biography of An Uninhibited National Australian Newspaper Born: 1 March 1919 Died: 28 October 1950

Remember Smith's Weekly? A Biography of An Uninhibited National Australian Newspaper Born: 1 March 1919 Died: 28 October 1950

By: Blaikie, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID13326


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 258pages View more info

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The Peaks of Lyell

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302721


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and DJ spine very lightly faded. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 310 pages The story of the Mount Lyell Mining and Railway company and the copper-field on which it was founded View more info

Image for The Story of Australia's People The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia

The Story of Australia's People The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking an imprint of Penguin Books: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID303384

ISBN: 0670078719


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Maps to endpapers. 434 pages Carries the story of Australia from earliest times to the 1850s. Winner of the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Australian History. View more info

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The Story of Australia's People. The Rise and Rise of a New Australia

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking an imprint of Penguin Books: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID299173

ISBN: 0670078026


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 486 pages The history of Australia from the gold rush right through to the present day. View more info

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To Pierce The Tyrant's Heart: A Military History of The Battle for The Eureka Stockade 3 December 1854

By: Blake, Gregory

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Military History Publications: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID245356

ISBN: 0980475325


Small Quarto Size. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 242 pages Examines for the first time the actual military events and challenges many of the existing assumptions. View more info

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Pioneer Schools of Australia

By: Blake, LJ

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1977

Edition: 1st Assumed Edition

Seller ID: ID295569

ISBN: 0727001558


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Spine lightly sun-faded. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 63 pages This book tells the strange and very human story of those pioneering years. View more info

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The Story of Australia Illustrated

By: Blanche, H. (Written and Edited by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, NorthYork Publishing Company: No Date circa 1950s

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302471


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in a Fair dustjacket [now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve].DJ is edgeworn with large chip to lower front edge. Black & white illustrations and photos. Previous owner's details to half-title page. 240 pages. View more info

Some Correspondence of Captain William Bligh, R.N., with John and Francis Godolphin Bond 1776-1811 [Australian Historical Monographs]

By: Bligh, William Captain [with Introduction and Notes by George Mackaness]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dubbo, NSW, Review Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271118


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light vertical crease to front cover. Black & white illustrations. 81 pages This monograph was originally privately published by Dr Mackaness in a limited edition of 140 copies. This is Volume V in this new series and appeared in the original series in two parts - Volumes XIX and XXIX. View more info

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Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law

By: Bond, Catherine

Price: $46.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293482

ISBN: 1925333531


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 204 pages This book examines how, in 1916, control of ‘Anzac’ was introduced initially for businesses then extended, without precedent, to more private spheres, including prohibiting the use of the word as the name of a home. It documents the effect that these laws had on the Australian home front and the devastating impact on soldiers and families View more info

Australia Fair? Recollections, Observations and Irreverences

By: Braddon, Russell (Editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231434

ISBN: 0413526003


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. DJ slightly chipped. 204 pages A series of stimulating and uninhibited essays about Australia and its people by authors such as Robyn Archer, Tom Keneally, Frank Moorhouse, Catherine Gaskin, Judith Wright etc. View more info

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James Morrill: Captive of Empire

By: Breslin, Bruce

Price: $37.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294250

ISBN: 1925588262


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Black and white map and one other small black and white plate. Foreword by Father Frank Brennan 128 pages James Morrill was shipwrecked on the Queensland coast in 1846, he lived with the Aboriginal people until he presented himself to the advancing colonists seventeen years later in 1863. Morrill, concerned about the killing of his companions and the... View more info

Image for Wonderful Wireless: Reminiscences of the stars of Australia's live radio

Wonderful Wireless: Reminiscences of the stars of Australia's live radio

By: Bridges, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen Australia: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID12314

ISBN: 045400513X


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages. The story of the stars and players of Australian radio from the 1920s. View more info

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The Commandants. The Tyrants who ruled Norfolk Island

By: Britts, M. G.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID214172

ISBN: 0727013963


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners which has a lightly faded spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 180 pages The Tyrants who ruled Norfolk Island. View more info

The Yellow Lady: Australian Impressions Of Asia

By: Broinowski, Alison

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID216945

ISBN: 0195534522


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Tiny abrasion to front cover. [xii] 260 pages View more info

Riders of Time

By: BROOKES, Mabel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan of Australia: 1967

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: ID246691


Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. Illustrated by Harold Freeman. 217pages A look back at the events, large & small, which have shaped Australia. View more info

Pioneers and their Better Halves or Seven Generations of Women in Australia

By: Burcher, Honour C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caloundra, Queensland, Boolarong Publications: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273758

ISBN: 0958930902


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. 239 pages View more info