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An Eyewitness History of Australia

By: Gordon, Harry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1981

Edition: Revised Ed.

Seller ID: ID14264

ISBN: 085902136X


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 467 pages. View more info

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Boat People of the Empire: Australian History from a Family Perspective (Inscribed by Author)

By: Grey-Smith, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 2011

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID294650

ISBN: 192129700X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. A Near Fine copy. Excellent condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Inscribed and signed by Author to a previous owner. 339 pages Each chapter features an ancestral couple and their children, representing a wide cross section of Australian society. View more info

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By the Seats of Their Pants More great Australian air stories

By: Gwynn-Jones, Terry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1992

Seller ID: ID260347

ISBN: 0702223654


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xv, 215 pages Looks at Australian heroes of the air. View more info

Printers and Politics: A History of the Australian Printing Unions 1850-1950

By: HAGAN, J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, Aust. National Univ. Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID221516


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour frontispiece [xii]386pages. View more info

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Pharmacy in Australia The National Experience

By: Haines, Gregory

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Australian Pharmaceutical Publishing Company Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273464

ISBN: 0731626524


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 Photographs. 433 pages Beginning with a study of each colony, this book discusses the ways in which Australia's pharmacists became aware that their profession has various national dimensions. It covers the changing position of pharmacy against the wider perspective of Australian history, in... View more info

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Life and Death in the Age of Sail. The passage to Australia

By: Haines, Robin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, University of NSW Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294478

ISBN: 0868405493


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 365 pages View more info

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Inspiring Australians: The First Fifty Years of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

By: Hanley, Penelope

Price: $43.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286675

ISBN: 192533323X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Card wraps. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 302 pages Tells the story of the Churchill Trust and the travels and achievements of selected Churchill Fellows, creative people in fields from architecture to zoo-keeping, education to prison reform, burns’ nursing to piano performance, and many more diverse areas. These stories of enthusiastic and dedicated people demonstrate some of the... View more info

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Feminine Singular: A history of the Association of Heads of Independent Girls' Schools of Australia

By: Hansen, D.E. & Hansen, I.V.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hyland House: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11164

ISBN: 0947062599


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 319 pages An account of the Association of Heads of Independent Girls' Schools of Australia and traces the association's conference proceedings over a period of forty years - 1945-1985. View more info

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The Land That Waited (Signed by Max Harris)

By: Harris, Max and Forbes, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID220119


Oblong Quarto Size. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 116 pages + List of Illustrations Attempts to capture the changing historical mood of the Australian colonial experience illustrated by art and engravings of the time. View more info

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When Radio Was The Cat's Whiskers

By: Harte, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dural, NSW, Rosenberg: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Assumed

Seller ID: ID295729

ISBN: 1877058084


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Ex-Library copy with the usual markings. Covered in clear adhesive film by previous owner. 256 pages Harte has documented the history of radio as he lived it, research and anecdote combined with illustrations from days gone by. View more info

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Waltzing Matilda. A Background to Australia

By: Haskell, Arnold L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition (Australia)

Seller ID: ID240928


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 295 pages View more info

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The Patriarchs. A History of Australian Lutheran Schooling 1839-1999 [Two Volumes]

By: Hauser, R.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Lutheran Education Australia: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300927

ISBN: 0646517112


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition - an excellent set. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Volume 1 is 1839-1919 & Volume 2 is 1919-1999. 203, 227 pages These books examine the history of Lutheran Schools in Australia through a series of biographies of the patriarchs. View more info

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The Bedside Book of Colonial Doings A Marvellous Australian Miscellany of Fascinating Events, Facts and Figures

By: Heaton, J.H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID220108

ISBN: 0207147892


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Spine lightly sun-faded. Black & white illustrations. 272 pages. First published in 1879 as A Dictionary of Dates. View more info

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Henderson's Australian Families A Genealogical and Biographical Record Volume I [Signed Limited Edition]

By: Henderson, Alexander [Compiled and Edited by]

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Melbourne, A. Henderson: 1941

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID290998


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Burgundy leather binding with gilt titles and decorations to spine and face. Ribbon Marker. Hinges reinforced - at binding time. Some very faint speckled foxing to free endpapers. Mild discolouration to lower hinge [Pp246-7] from reaction to the Ribbon Marker. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Limited edition of 100 copies of which this is number 37. Illustrated with Black and White plates. ... View more info

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Nazis In Our Midst German-Australians, Internment and the Second World War

By: Henderson, David

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288233

ISBN: 1925003507


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 197 pages A rich and riveting narrative that uncovers the remarkable personal stories of German-Australians held in Australian internment camps during the Second World War. Based on Central Investigation Bureau case histories, personal interviews with surviving internees and never previously published excerpts of internees' letters and diaries, the book delves into the c... View more info

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The Letters of Rachel Henning

By: Henning, Rachel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1986

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID296662

ISBN: 020714981X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine faded. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Black & white drawings. All the plates are from contemporary (with Henning) paintings & watercolours. 330 pages Illustrated with contemporary paintings and watercolours recording intimate glimpses of colonial life in city, country town and remote outback. View more info

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The Rebel Chorus - Dissenting Voices in Australian History

By: Hocking, Geoff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Five Mile Press: 2007

Seller ID: ID241351

ISBN: 1741784751


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 256 pages View more info

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Bail Up! A Pictorial History of Australia's Most Notorious Bushrangers

By: Hocking, Geoff

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Noble Park, Victoria, The Five Mile Press: 2002

Seller ID: ID290928

ISBN: 1865039136


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Includes a complete transcript of Ned Kelly's Jerilderie Letter. 192 pages View more info

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Australia's Open North: A study of Northern Australia bearing on the urgency of the times

By: Holmes, J. Macdonald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15927


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Colour plates. 505pages. View more info

Image for The Murray Valley: a geographical reconnaissance of the Murray Valley and a new design for its regional organization

The Murray Valley: a geographical reconnaissance of the Murray Valley and a new design for its regional organization

By: Holmes, J. Macdonald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304243


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some small loss & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Fold-out maps. 280 pages. View more info