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Exploring the Mysterious South. The tales of the men who sought new lands and fortune in the Pacific's uncharted territories.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: No Date

Seller ID: ID231250


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 280 pages Deals mostly with the exploration of Australia. Chapters written by Valmai Phillips, Patricia Coburn & Ann Howard View more info

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The Barcoo Salute

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID1273


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. 180pages. View more info

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The Bell-Wether. William Adams - an Australian company from foundation to takeover - 1884 to 1984

By: Adams, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID92061


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. With b/w photos and illustrations. 209 pages View more info

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Beltana The Town That Will Not Die

By: Aird, Graham and Klaassen, Nic

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Lutheran Publishing House: 1985

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: ID196811


Oblong Octavo size [approx 25x19cm]. Very Good+ copy. Laminated pictorial boards. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and sketches by David Kelly. 200 pages Beltana is a semi-ghost town 540 kilometres north of Adelaide and is known for continuing to exist long after the reasons for its existence had ceased. The town's history began in the 1870s with the advent of copper mining in the area, construction of the Australian Overland Telegraph Line and The Ghan rail... View more info

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The Webbs' Australian Diary 1898

By: Austin, A.G. (Editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID5407


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Minor tape stains to pastedowns and very minor marks to endpapers. A nice copy. 139 pages Sidney and Beatrice Webb were ,in Mr Austin's words "one of the best-known and least understood couples ever to visit colonial Australia"; and their diary is a fascinating record of the impression this Antipodean society made on two highly idios... View more info

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Notable Australians The Pictorial Who's Who First Edition

By: Barnier, Cheryl [Editor in Chief]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dee Why West, Prestige: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270472


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some edgewear to dustjacket with closed tear to front corner. Previous owner's signature to front free end paper. Heavy Book. 1138pages Includes individual biographies and Australian Overseas Diplomatic Representatives. View more info

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Early Australia With Shame Remembered

By: Beatty, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293052


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is a little edgeworn, with a chip to lower rear edge and has a slightly faded spine. Previous owner's initials to front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 212 pages View more info

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Melbourne John Batman's Village

By: Bell, Agnes Paton

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cassell Australia: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID219781


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some light tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Foreword by General Sir Dallas Brooks. xiv, 178 pages View more info

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The Sunburnt Country: Profile of Australia

By: Bevan, Ian (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID5627


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. . Illustrated with b/w plates. DJ is slightly edge worn 256pages View more info

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Jumping Over The Wheel

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279745


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some minor stains & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour and black & white illustrations. 336 pages The history of Pacific Dunlop which began making bicycle tyres in Melbourne and has grown to one of Australia's biggest and most diversified companies. The book also reveals much that is new about the history of Australi... View more info

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Hours to Remember: Reflections on life in South Australia 1889-1929 from The Children's Hour

By: Bonnin, Heather

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Government Printer: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID174244


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. Illustrated with numerous b/w photographs. 179pages Cover has a coloured painting by Edmund Gouldsmith depicting King William Street, Adelaide, looking north [1891]. View more info

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The Native Forest and Woodland Vegetation of South Australia

By: Boomsma, C.D. and Lewis, N. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Government: n.d. [1980]

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID351


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Includes Maps to rear. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 313 pages View more info

Australia Fair? Recollections, Observations and Irreverences

By: Braddon, Russell (Editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231434


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. DJ slightly chipped. 204 pages A series of stimulating and uninhibited essays about Australia and its people by authors such as Robyn Archer, Tom Keneally, Frank Moorhouse, Catherine Gaskin, Judith Wright etc. View more info

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Wonderful Wireless: Reminiscences of the stars of Australia's live radio

By: Bridges, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen Australia: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID12314


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages. The story of the stars and players of Australian radio from the 1920s. View more info

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To the Desert with Sturt A Diary of the 1844 Expedition

By: Brock, Daniel George [Edited by Kenneth Peake-Jones]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Geographical Society of Australasia [South Australian Branch] Inc.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279322


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour frontispiece. Maps to endpapers. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 222pages Written by a member of Sturt's party. View more info

The Yellow Lady: Australian Impressions Of Asia

By: Broinowski, Alison

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID216945


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Tiny abrasion to front cover. [xii] 260 pages View more info

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Augustus Short, D.D. Bishop of Adelaide

By: Brown, Judith M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Hodge Publishing House: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15228


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 258pages View more info

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Augustus Short, D.D. Bishop of Adelaide

By: Brown, Judith M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Hodge Publishing House: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID190085


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 plates. 258 pages View more info

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Life in the Cities: Australia in the Victoria Age: 3

By: CANNON, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID301764


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 & White Photographs and Drawings. 320 pages. View more info

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The Menzies Years

By: Carroll, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cassell Australia: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299238


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light sticker stain to upper corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 256 pages Traces the major themes in Australian life and politics during the years that R J Menzies was prime minister View more info