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Image for The Australian Bush (The Outward Bound Library)

The Australian Bush (The Outward Bound Library)

By: Fullerton, Mary E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: [1928]

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID295911


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Some marking to boards and scattered foxing to fore edge. Endpapers lightly tanned and gift inscription to the half-title page. Black & white illustrations by John C. Goodchild. Maps to endpapers. Prefaces by Ashley Gibson and the author. 242 pages View more info

Image for Australia The First Hundred Years A Facsimile of Volumes 1 and 11 of the Picturesque Atlas of Australia.

Australia The First Hundred Years A Facsimile of Volumes 1 and 11 of the Picturesque Atlas of Australia.

By: Garran, Andrew [Edited by]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dee Why, Ure Smith: 1976

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID298006


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Includes over 700 engraving on steel and wood and 26 full page plates. 530 pp Originally published in 1886. View more info

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In Praise of Australia. An Anthology in Prose and Verse

By: Gay, Florence (Compiled by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd: 1912

Edition: 1st Assumed Edition

Seller ID: ID293590


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ Condition. . No dustjacket. . Foxing to book edges; edges lightly rubbed. 250 pages An Anthology in Prose and Verse View more info

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One Hundred & Fifty Years of New from The Herald

By: Gaylard, Geoff [Text]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Southbank Editions: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID296124


Folio size [26x35cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 401 pages View more info

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The Colony

By: Gibbon, Belinda

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292285


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 364 pages Based on the Living History series The Colony as seen on SBS television. View more info

Image for A Frenchman's Walk Across the Nullarbor.  Henri Gilbert's Diary, Perth to Brisbane, 1897-1899

A Frenchman's Walk Across the Nullarbor. Henri Gilbert's Diary, Perth to Brisbane, 1897-1899

By: Gilbert, Henri; Dyer, Colin [Editor & Translator]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297080


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 194 pages View more info

Image for A Dream of the Southern Seas: The life story of James Mario Matra, The Spiritual father of Australia

A Dream of the Southern Seas: The life story of James Mario Matra, The Spiritual father of Australia

By: Giordano, A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 1984

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID6227


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a touch faded. Foreword by the Hon Mario Feleppa M.L.C. 138pages. The biography of James Mario Matra presumed author of A Journal of The Voyage around the World in His Majesty's Ship, Endeavour, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771. Italian/American Matra joined the crew of the Endeavour in 1768. View more info

An Eyewitness History of Australia

By: Gordon, Harry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1981

Edition: Revised Ed.

Seller ID: ID14264


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

Image for The Last Frontier: A Study of the Development of the Last Frontiers of America and Australia

The Last Frontier: A Study of the Development of the Last Frontiers of America and Australia

By: Greenway, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lothian Publishing Co: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID196332


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is slightly yellowed at edges. 299 pages View more info

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

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


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

Image for By the Seats of Their Pants More great Australian air stories

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


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

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

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


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

Image for Builders and Adventurers The Traders and the Emergence of the Colony 1788-1821  [ Problems in Australian History ]

Builders and Adventurers The Traders and the Emergence of the Colony 1788-1821 [ Problems in Australian History ]

By: Hainsworth, D. R. [Edited and with an Introduction by]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Cassell Australia: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286759


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition in stiff card covers. Covers rubbed and light creasing to rear upper corner. Interior lightly tanned. Covers a little grubby. Sticker stain to top corner of ffep. 174 pages Explores the part played by the traders of Sydney in transforming the squalid penal outpost of 1788 into the bustling colony of 1821. Uncommon title. View more info

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

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


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

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

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


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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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


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

Image for The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

By: Hartrick, Elizabeth

Price: $52.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294252


Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 27cm x 20cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Glossy card covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Plates. 192 pages This book brings to life the story of the magic lantern in colonial Australia and New Zealand. It describes the extraordinarily wide use of magic lantern images and technology across the colonies. The medium's repertoire was practically without limits: images were as likely to be culled from the canon of we... View more info

Image for Waltzing Matilda. A Background to Australia

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

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

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


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