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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


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


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

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No Charity There. A Short History of Social Welfare in Australia

By: Dickey, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294204


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 252 pages 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


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


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


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 Hero as Murderer.  The life of Edward John Eyre Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815-1901

The Hero as Murderer. The life of Edward John Eyre Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815-1901

By: Dutton, Geoffrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London and Melbourne, Collins/Cheshire: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284954


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Mild edgewear to DJ. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 416 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


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


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

Out of the Blue a History of Reckitt & Colman in Australia

By: Edwards, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Reckitt & Colman: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition Ed

Seller ID: ID15952


Sm8vo., Fine in Fine Dustjacket - now protected 112pages. 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


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

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Lachlan Macquarie. His Life, Adventures and Times

By: Ellis, M.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID244094


Very Good condition. New introduction. 614 pages Full-length biography of this Scottish soldier who officially attached the name Australia to the continent he ruled from 1810 to the end of 1821. View more info

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Lighting The Flame Junior School Heads' Association of Australia

By: Emmett, K. et al (Editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Openbook Publishers: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID217138


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 304 pages The history of this Independent Schools association. Covers the history and development of the association, the personalities & membership records. View more info

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A Short Account of the Late Discoveries of Gold in Australia with notes of a visit to the Gold District [Australian Historical Monographs]

By: Erskine, John Elphinstone Captain R.N. [Edited by George Mackaness]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Dubbo, NSW, Review Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271071


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations and map. A small stain to front cover. 53 pages This monograph was originally published privately by Dr Mackaness in a limited edition of 150 copies. This is Volume IX of the New Series of Australian Historical Monographs - it was Volume XXXVII in the original series. View more info

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Rum Rebellion. A Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps (Australian Classics)

By: Evatt, H.V.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hawthorn, Lloyd O'Neil: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID280681


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small ink mark to ffep. xviii, 365 pages H.V.Evatt brings his brilliant and highly literate mind to bear on the complex problems surrounding one of the most controversial issues in Australian history. View more info

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Three Duties and Talleyrand's Dictum: Keith Waller Portrait of a Working Diplomat

By: Fewster, Alan

Price: $48.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299471


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 312 pages Keith Waller was a pioneering Australian diplomat. Arguably the most talented recruit to the infant Department of External Affairs in the mid 1930s, he was a suave and persuasive prosecutor of Australia's interests, serving every Prime Minister from Lyons to Whitlam with distinction. Based ... View more info

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Pens and Ems: Stories of Australian Newspapers

By: Finch, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID8440


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 110pages. View more info

Image for Metarch Papers No. 9 December 1996 Seventy-Five Years at Willis Island

Metarch Papers No. 9 December 1996 Seventy-Five Years at Willis Island

By: Fletcher, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Bureau of Meteorology: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270690


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Spine lightly faded. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 49 pages Prepared to commemorate 75 years of continuous observations from Willis Island. This paper is an attempt to collect reminiscences of life on the island at various stages if its development and present these in chronological order. View more info

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A Voyage to Terra Australis

By: Flinders, Matthew

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Government Printer: 1989

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID232238


Two Volumes plus Map volume in red velvet box. Text volumes are large Quarto size [29x38cm approx] & Map volume is Elephant Folio size [54x70cm approx] - so the maps are full size. Half blue leather over cream canvas. Gilt to face & spine. A magnificent set in mint condition of this limited edition facsimile of Flinders' famous work. This facsimile, limited to 500 numbered copies [this is copy no. 166], of the original 1814 work reproduces faithfully, without altera... View more info