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Image for The Kookaburra.  A pictorial celebration of Australia's best-loved bird

The Kookaburra. A pictorial celebration of Australia's best-loved bird

By: Hooper, Toby & Juliana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: South Yarra, Viking O'Neil: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID297628

ISBN: 0670902152


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Stamp to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 136 pages A book celebrating Australia's most loved bird. View more info

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Australian Lives. An Oxford Anthology.

By: Hooton, Joy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289650

ISBN: 0195514815


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. 298 pages A compilation of some of Australia's finest autobiographical writings from the convict era to present day. View more info

A Squint Down Under

By: Hornadge, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID187085


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations 48 pages View more info

A Squint At The World

By: Hornadge, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID187086


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 48 pages View more info

Image for Australian Lives Stories of Twentieth Century Australians

Australian Lives Stories of Twentieth Century Australians

By: Hughes, Robin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1996

Seller ID: ID198389

ISBN: 0207191255


Octavo Size. Very Good Condition. Gift Inscription to Preliminary Pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 265 pages Brief biographies, based on interviews, of Nugget Coombs, Nancy Bird Walton, Neville Bonner, Sir Mark Oliphant, Donald Horne, Dame Joan Hammond, Jack Hazlitt. View more info

The Boss Drover and his Mates

By: Ingham, Anne Marie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Halstead Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID214073

ISBN: 1875684336


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. 201 pages + Appendices View more info

Image for True Patriots All, or News from Early Australia as Told in a Collection of Broadsides

True Patriots All, or News from Early Australia as Told in a Collection of Broadsides

By: Ingleton, Geoffrey C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle Co.: 1988

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID259170

ISBN: 0804815453


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. Facsimile edition. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 280 pages View more info

Image for MARKING TIME Australia's Abandoned Buildings

MARKING TIME Australia's Abandoned Buildings

By: Ingpen, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID166983

ISBN: 072701160X


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. Colour illustrations by Robert Ingpen. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 128pages View more info

Image for Who's Who in the Commonwealth of Australia

Who's Who in the Commonwealth of Australia

By: Johns, Fred

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288076


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Covers have been very mildly water damaged but only some marking - no bubbling etc. Some bleeding to upper edges of pastedowns and free endpapers. Fore edge lightly foxed and marked. First few pages and end pages also a little foxed. Previous owner's note 'Read page 122' to front free endpaper and on page 122 he has marked one entry with biro lines to margin. 316 ... View more info

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The Golden Age of the Argonauts

By: Johnson, Rob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254245

ISBN: 0733605281


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 270 pages A Celebration of Australia's best loved Radio program for Children. Foreword by Barry Humphries View more info

Image for Sentenced to Cross the Raging Sea. The Story of Sam Johnson, Victim of Oldham's Bankside Riot of 1834. (Inscribed by Author)

Sentenced to Cross the Raging Sea. The Story of Sam Johnson, Victim of Oldham's Bankside Riot of 1834. (Inscribed by Author)

By: Johnson, Ross

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304150

ISBN: 0646440039


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Excellent condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Inscribed by the author on half-title page " John and Faye, For our trans Siberian fellow adventurers! Happy Christmas 2004. Ross". Also the numbers 80/500 pencilled to the publications page. 328 pages A throroughly researched story of Sam Johnson (the author's ancestor) who was transported to Austr... View more info

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The Bible Of The Bush. 125 Years of The Weekly Times, 1869 - 1994.

By: Jones, Hugh (Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Port Melbourne, Hamlyn: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID221837

ISBN: 0947334661


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm] Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour and black & white illustrations. Gift inscription to half-title page. 338 pages Foreward by Geoffrey Blainey. View more info

Number 2 Home A Story of Japanese Pioneers in Australia

By: Jones, Noreen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fremantle, Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 2002

Seller ID: ID250809

ISBN: 1863683682


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps. 224 pages An engaging account of the Japanese presence in Australia from the late colonial period until World War Two. View more info

Image for History of Australasia. From The Earliest Times To The Present Day With A Chapter On Australian Literature

History of Australasia. From The Earliest Times To The Present Day With A Chapter On Australian Literature

By: Jose, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1913

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: ID211772


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good Condition. Gilt titles to spine. Black & white illustrations. [xi] 279, [32] pages View more info

Image for The Liberators

The Liberators

By: Joy, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Golden Press: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID13208

ISBN: 0855585641


Octavo size,, Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, now protected.- in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. 160 pages View more info

The Venturers

By: Joy, William

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Shakespeare Head Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID249726

ISBN: 0855582952


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has faded spine. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 174 pages A collection of short stories from the tapestry of Australian history View more info

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The Exiles

By: Joy, William

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Shakespeare Head Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302219

ISBN: 0855582790


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 213 pages This book is the story of Australia's Colonial history. View more info

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History of the Australian Gold Rushes by Those Who Were There (Australian Classics)

By: KEESING, Nancy (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hawthorn, Lloyd O'Neil: 1971

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: ID303841


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine lightly sun-faded. Black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 412 pages View more info

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Struggle for the North

By: KELLY,J.H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australasian Book Society: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304236


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Minor rubbing to DJ edges. Maps to endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Roreword by Alex MacDonald. Introduction by Bruce McFarlane. 218 pages. Economic development in northern Australia. View more info

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A Riverman's Story

By: Kelsall, E.M. "Mick"

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Lothian Publishing Co: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID262519

ISBN: 0850912474


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. 265 pages Mick Kelsall recalls his youth among the battlers of the Echuca district. View more info