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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


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

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Staining the Wattle A People's History of Australia since 1788

By: Burgmann, Verity & Lee, Jenny (Edited by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, McPhee Gribble/Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: ID299475


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 308 pages View more info

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Constructing a Culture (A People's History of Australia since 1788)

By: Burgmann, Verity & Lee, Jenny (edited by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, McPhee Gribble/Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: ID299534


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Page edges very lightly tanned. Black & white illustrations. 325 pages View more info

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Making A Life (A People's History of Australia since 1788)

By: Burgmann, Verity & Lee, Jenny (edited by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, McPhee Gribble/Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: ID299535


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Some faint yellowing to page edges. 351 pages View more info

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My Feral Australians. Windy Tales from Down-Under

By: Burry, J.Neil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273501


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 122 pages Migrants from Britain to Australia in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries came with various forms of historical consciousness or accumulated historical memories, imparted by the education they had received. They also came with religious traditions. The original colonists in 1788 occupied a land that they considered belonged to nobody. The Aborigines who occupied this land had a civilisation based on 60,000... View more info

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Reflections on the Colony of New South Wales

By: Caley, George; Edited by J.E.B. Currey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lansdowne Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293518


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in a Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 23 9pages. George Caley, explorer and Natural History collector for Sir Joseph Banks, lived for 10 years at Parramatta [1800-1810] and during this time he sent detailed and lengthy letters to Banks, ranging from descriptions of new specimens and his explorations to reports of colonial life under Governor King. ... View more info

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The Land Boomers: The Complete Illustrated History

By: Cannon, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lloyd O'Neil: 1986

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: ID300400


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details to title page. 409 pages Boom or Bust? The truth of the Victorian land booms of the 1880s and 1890s. View more info

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The Menzies Years

By: Carroll, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cassell Australia: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299238


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light sticker stain to upper corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 256 pages Traces the major themes in Australian life and politics during the years that R J Menzies was prime minister View more info

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Australians Outback: 60 years of the Bush Church Aid Society (Signed by Author)

By: Caterer, Helen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Anglican Information Office: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300435


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a little faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Signed by the author. 160 pages View more info

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Book Life: The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell

By: Chanin, Eileen

Price: $43.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID269727


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and photographs. 477 pages Australia's greatest book collector, David Scott Mitchell, gave his extraordinary library and a bequest for its development to the people of Sydney and the world. This is the first comprehensive account of his life and what, how, and why he collected, told through his books, reading, and contemporary correspondence. Shortlisted for the Australian Historical Association's Ma... View more info

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The Sources of the Finke River and Other Expeditions

By: Chewings, Charles

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Friends of the State Library of South Australia: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282521


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Black and white frontispiece, 2 maps and large folded map in endpocket. Decorated cloth boards. 174 pages Introduction by Valmai Hankel. Contains the accounts of four journeys undertaken into the Australian outback by explorer, geologist and anthropologist, Charles Chewings [1859-1937] between 1881 and 1909. The in 1881-2, Chewings Travelled from Beltana, SA to Hermannsburg and Henbury , NT; In 1883 he sailed to P... View more info

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The Prince of Australia and other Rebels, Rogues and Ratbags

By: Childs, Kevin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Lothian Books: 2006

Seller ID: ID281563


Very Good condition. 213 pages A collection of entertaining tales about some amazing Australian characters. View more info

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A Short History of Australia

By: Clark, Manning

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Penguin: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID106076


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 392 pages View more info

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A Short History of Australia. Illustrated Edition

By: CLARK, Manning

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Penguin: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID299402


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 260 pages View more info

Sources of Australian History (The World's Classics No 558)

By: Clark, Marcus (Selected and Edited)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID274503


Octavo Size [approx 10 x 15cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped]Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with minor loss atop of age-darkened spine. Light marking to rear DJ. xii, 622 pages A collection of documents on Australian political and social history sourced from not only official reports and papers but also newspaper files, ballads and songs. View more info

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Stories of Australia in the Early Days

By: Clarke, Marcus

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300125


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Some minor wear to endpapers. Green blind-stamped boards with black illustration to front and gilt title to spine. Corners lightly bumped. Pages untrimmed. Previous owner's neat stamp to preliminary pages. Ferguson 8328 refers. 200 pages Biography and Monograph by Hamilton Mackinnon. View more info

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Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Ryde, Angus & Robertson: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID276340


Small Quarto Size [approx 18cm x 27cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 219 pages Frank Clune pieces together the lives of nine of the most colourful miscreants during the first 80 years of Australian history. View more info

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Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Australian Democracy

By: Cochrane, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID249504


A Very Good copy. Colour plates. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 581 pages View more info

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The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea

By: Collingridge, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Pan Books: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID293021


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Colour maps. 126 pages A facsimile of the 1895 edition - the first full-length historical study to investigate early European explorations of Australia's coastlines. View more info