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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

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Hung Out to Dry. Gilbert Toyne's Classic Australian Clothes Hoist

By: Cuffley, Peter & Middlemis, Cas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Cas Middlemis: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286722

ISBN: 0646508555


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. S 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

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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

ISBN: 0582714567


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

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Augustus Gregory and the Inland Sea

By: Cumpston, J.H.L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canberra, Roebuck Society: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302561

ISBN: 0950085847


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 and white plates and maps. 146 pages View more info

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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

ISBN: 1925588459


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

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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

ISBN: 0195530578


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

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Anglo-Australian Attitudes

By: Davie, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID298176

ISBN: 071266727X


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

ISBN: 0522847757


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

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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

ISBN: 1864290382


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

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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

ISBN: 0949135127


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

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The Colonial Australians

By: Denholm, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Penguin Books: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID233762

ISBN: 0140700811


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

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National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries

By: Dent, Margaret (Exhibition Curator)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID284410

ISBN: 064227620X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Spine very lightly faded. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and drawings. xii, 162 pages The catalogue for the touring exhibition which opened in the National Library, Canberra in December, 2005. View more info

Creative Meddler: The Life and Fantasies of Charles St Julian

By: DIAMOND, Marion

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270637

ISBN: 0522844235


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. [x]179pages. View more info

Victims of Justice: The Australian Convicts

By: Donley, R.J.R.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1978

Seller ID: ID11108

ISBN: 0727005839


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition, (Issued without Dustjacket) Black & white illustrations. 88pages View more info

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Miss D & Miss N an extraordinary partnership. The diary of Anne Drysdale

By: Drysdale, Anne; Edited by Bev Roberts

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID249298

ISBN: 1921509147


Octavo Size. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour plates. xv, 331pp In 1839 Miss Anne Drysdale sailed from Scotland to Port Phillip. She was 47 years old and determined to be a sheep farmer. She soon took up land near Geelong and formed a partnership with another enterprising woman, Caroline Newcomb. They established a successful pastoral business and for 13 years lived and worked together on their properties. Their daily life was recorded in Anne's diaries provi... View more info

Journal of a Political Exile In Australia

By: Ducharme, Leon [Leandre] Mackaness, George [Translated by]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271112


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Staple-bound - pamphlet style. 79 pages Originally published by Mackaness in a limited edition. This is Volume II in the new series of Australian Historical Monographs. Ducharme was one of the Canadian rebels trenasported to Australia. View more info

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'There Goes The Neighbourhood' Australia's Migrant Experience

By: Dugan, Michael and Szwarc, Josef

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID142697

ISBN: 0333357124


Folio Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 200 pages View more info

Image for The Innovators. The Sydney Alternatives in the Rise of Modern Art, Literature and Ideas

The Innovators. The Sydney Alternatives in the Rise of Modern Art, Literature and Ideas

By: Dutton, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296045

ISBN: 033341473X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 266 pages This book traces some of the ideas and images which inspired Sydney artists, writers and architects from the gestation period of the 1930s, symbolised in the opening of the Harbour Bridge, to the creative ferment of the late 1960s. View more info

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Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War

By: Dwyer, Jacqueline

Price: $38.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID294536

ISBN: 1925588122


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiv, 347 pages From the late 19th century to the 1950s, many wool buyers from the Flanders region of France and Belgium emigrated to Australia with their families to establish careers as buyers for the woollen mills of Europe. A peaceful period of business building ended suddenly in 1914 when the Flanders men of Australia returned to the defence of their homeland. Their villages, towns and fields became t... View more info

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The Land Downunder

By: Egan, Ted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Norwich, UK, Grice Chapman: 2003

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID255044

ISBN: 0954572602


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 232 pages True stories of the men and women who created the ethos of the Land Downunder with the lyrics for more than 25 songs written and recorded by Ted Egan. Preface by Rolf Harris. View more info