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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

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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 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

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

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


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


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 Making of Australia

By: Hill, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, William Heinemann Australia: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294763


Near Fine condition - an excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 465 pages The story of how a tiny, starving and corrupt convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. View more info

Image for The Rebel Chorus - Dissenting Voices in Australian History

The Rebel Chorus - Dissenting Voices in Australian History

By: Hocking, Geoff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Five Mile Press: 2007

Seller ID: ID241351


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

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

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


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

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


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


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 Something Rich & Strange: Sea Changes, Beaches and the Littoral in The Antipodes.

Something Rich & Strange: Sea Changes, Beaches and the Littoral in The Antipodes.

By: Hosking Susan & Rick et Al

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Kent Town SA, Wakefield Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299647


Mint A new copy. Some black & white illustrations. 320 pages Beaches are places of contact, play, confrontation and friction: first comers always arrive on a beach. After Europeans moved into the Antipodes, the coast was the first frontier to be defined. Flinders' circumnavigation in 1802 had mapped 'Australia', revealing the land as 'girt by sea', as the national anthem continues to remind us. All kinds of ideas about the coast, beaches, sea changes, holiday places and ... View more info

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The Fabulist: The Incredible Story Of Louis de Rougemont

By: Howard, Rod

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House Australia: 2006

Seller ID: ID229378


Near Fine Condition. ix, 292 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


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


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


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: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID166983


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. 128pages View more info

Image for The Iron Man of Sydney Cove: The Untold Story of Richard Dawson, Colonial Engineer

The Iron Man of Sydney Cove: The Untold Story of Richard Dawson, Colonial Engineer

By: Irwin, Harry

Price: $41.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Arcadia: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293480


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 261 pages Richard ‘Dicky’ Dawson, Sydney merchant and engineer, a well-liked, highly-respected and fair man but a hard taskmaster, was Australia's first important iron founder. From the 1830s, his Australian Foundry at Sydney Cove near Circular Quay produced a wide range of agricultural, architectural, marine and goldfields iron castings and machinery, including steam engines, and mad... View more info