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Image for The War at Home 1939 Australia 1949

The War at Home 1939 Australia 1949

By: Connell, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299678


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages View more info

Image for At Home in Australia

At Home in Australia

By: Conrad, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296488


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages View more info

Image for Sex and Anarchy : The Life and Death of the Sydney Push

Sex and Anarchy : The Life and Death of the Sydney Push

By: Coombs, Anne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Viking: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID258388


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Softcover with wraps. Interior yellowed, especially at prelims. Review copy with stamp to title page. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 340 pages Throughout the 1950s and 1960s , the Sydney Push was a bohemian and anarchic network encompassing a huge range of people from the professions to the arts. View more info

Image for A Very Australian Conversation [Boyer Lectures 2009]

A Very Australian Conversation [Boyer Lectures 2009]

By: Cosgrove, Peter General

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292466


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 107 pages View more info

Image for Frontier Country Australia's Outback Heritage  2 Volume set.

Frontier Country Australia's Outback Heritage 2 Volume set.

By: Coupe, Sheena (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Weldon Russell: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID85225


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjackets. DJs now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeves. Excellent copies. Housed in card slip cover. Colour and black & white illustrations. 400, 400 pages An exploration of the outback, its people and the elements that create its distinctive ethos. View more info

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Symbols of Australia (inscribed by Author)

By: Cozzolino, Mimmow with Rutherford, G. Fysh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Penguin: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID290063


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations. Slight edgewear. Inscribed by the author to previous owner. 192 pages A fascinating collection spanning 100 years of Australian trademarks, packaging and advertising art. Introduced by Geoffrey Blainey and Phillip Adams. View more info

Image for The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe: Explorer

The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe: Explorer

By: Creaghe, Emily Caroline [Edited and Introduced by Peter Monteath]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Corkwood Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID199361


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Coloured maps. 117 pages Creaghe's diary, published here in full for the first time, is one of the most remarkable documents of Australian exploration, written by one of the rarest of explorers - a woman. View more info

Image for The Camp By the River. An Account of Capt. Charles Sturt's Voyage Down the River Murray - 1830

The Camp By the River. An Account of Capt. Charles Sturt's Voyage Down the River Murray - 1830

By: Croker, Herbert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Charles Sturt Memorial Museum Trust Inc: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID272318


Small Quarto Size [approx 18.5cm x 25cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Drawings and Map. Covers very lightly soiled. 16 pages The illustrations of the camp are from photographs of a model of Sturt's camp made by the author. View more info

Image for Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd

Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd

By: Cryle, Denis

Price: $52.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293713


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps 313 pages 'Telegraph' Todd became a legend in his own lifetime for introducing Australian colonists to a new information age. But only recently has the full extent of his many and varied achievements come to light. Now for the first time, Denis Cryle recounts the whole story of Todd's remarkable life and legacy. In a world of technological change and scientific innovation, his dynamic example remai... View more info

Image for Australian Character in the Making.  New South Wales, 1788-1901

Australian Character in the Making. New South Wales, 1788-1901

By: Cubis, Dorothy E.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Published by Author: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID300412


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Some age-toning to covers. Pages a little tanned. 20 pages A paper read before the Royal Australian Historical Society, March 29, 1938. The author says "This is a sincere attempt to estimate, briefly, the forces that have moulded the Australian character during the first century of its growth." View more info

Image for The Federation Catalogue Household Life in Australia 1890-1915

The Federation Catalogue Household Life in Australia 1890-1915

By: Cuffley, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Noble Park, Victoria, The Five Mile Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297581


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Light stain and light wear to edges and corners. 120 pages View more info

Image for Hung Out to Dry. Gilbert Toyne's Classic Australian Clothes Hoist (Signed by both authors)

Hung Out to Dry. Gilbert Toyne's Classic Australian Clothes Hoist (Signed by both authors)

By: Cuffley, Peter & Middlemis, Cas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Cas Middlemis: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286722


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations and photographs. Signed by Authors 189 pages Tells the story of Gilbert Toyne, the inventor who designed and patented the first all-metal Australian rotary clothes hoist. View more info

Image for Their Chastity Was Not Too Rigid. Leisure times in Early Australia

Their Chastity Was Not Too Rigid. Leisure times in Early Australia

By: Cumes, J.W.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Longman Cheshire: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID234990


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. 378 pages View more info

Image for Girl Talk: One Hundred Years of Australian Girls' Childhood

Girl Talk: One Hundred Years of Australian Girls' Childhood

By: Davey, Gwenda Beed

Price: $36.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Arcadia: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298258


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 210 pages How has life changed for girls in Australia, between 1910 and 2010? In this book, ten Australian-born women talk about their childhood. Two world wars, the Great Depression, terrible epidemics like diphtheria and polio. Death was often not far away. But they never stopped dancing, or exploring, or playing. Gwenda Beed Davey has drawn on her years of experience in child development and oral hist... View more info

Image for The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore

The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore

By: Davey, Gwenda Beed & Seal, Graham [Editors]

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID203664


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 381pages. Entries ranged from the descriptive [Gumleaf playing] to the analytical [popular culture and folklore]. View more info

Image for Anglo-Australian Attitudes

Anglo-Australian Attitudes

By: Davie, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID298176


Very Good condition. 250 pages English journalist, Michael Davie, combines historical research with interviews and personal experience. View more info

The French Consul's Wife: Memoirs of Celeste De Chabrillian in Gold-Rush Australia

By: de Chabrillan, Celeste

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Carlton South, The Miegunyah Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID225645


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected). Black & white illustrations. xi, 304pp Translation with introduction and notes by Patricia Clancy and Jeanne Allen, of Un Deuil au bout du monde (1877). View more info

Image for Strength of Spirit. Pioneering women of achievement from first fleet to federation

Strength of Spirit. Pioneering women of achievement from first fleet to federation

By: De Vries, Susanna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Millennium Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297896


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 279 pages View more info

Image for Pioneer Women Pioneer Land: Yesterday's Tall Poppies

Pioneer Women Pioneer Land: Yesterday's Tall Poppies

By: De Vries-Evans, Susanna

Price: $14.00

Publisher: North Ryde, Angus & Robertson: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID242961


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 280 pages View more info

Image for The Colonial Australians

The Colonial Australians

By: Denholm, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Penguin Books: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID233762


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Covers a little rubbed. Black & white illustrations. [xii] 202pages. View more info