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Image for The Europeans in Australia A History Volume 1 The Beginning

The Europeans in Australia A History Volume 1 The Beginning

By: Atkinson, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291188

ISBN: 019553641X


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 & maps. Uncommon in hardback. 429 pages Volume 1 of a three volume set. View more info

Image for Adelaide's Dissenting Headmaster.  John Lorenzo Young and his Premier Private School

Adelaide's Dissenting Headmaster. John Lorenzo Young and his Premier Private School

By: Chessell, Diana

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID280905

ISBN: 1743052405


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 337 pages Boothby, Carlin, Everett, Hill, Jarman, Levi, Oldham, Sabine, Scammell, Squire, Stephens - the discovery of schoolboy signatures hidden under peelnig wallpaper in an old Adelaide schoolhouse for 130 years has led to this documentary history of John Lorenz Young's school and its 1600 students - among t... View more info

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The History of the Noarlunga District

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The District Council of Noarlunga: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID238631


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in original blue cloth with gilt lettering. With b/w photographs and illustrations. A clean and bright copy. 101 pages A record of the history of the early settlement and subsequent growth of the district. View more info

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Settlement & Encounter Geographical Studies presented to Sir Grenfell Price

By: Gale, Fay & Lawton, Graham H. [Editors]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268459

ISBN: 0195500857


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine a bit rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs, Maps & Diagrams. 251 pages A collection of studies by a number of different authorities, all concerned with the main theme of contact, and often conflict, between man and his environment. Papers include one by Michael Williams on patterns of settlement in South Australia, F.H. Bauer's paper on attempts to settle in the humid tropics o... View more info

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Progress Report of Pastoral Board South Australia 1886 with 14 maps

By: Goode, Chas R. [Chairman]

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Government: 1886

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID294994


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good Condition. Disbound Parliamentary Paper [No 40]. Fourteen [14] fold-out colour maps. Covers mostly the north-east pastoral area. 2 pages + 14 large fold-out maps The report begins " Sir - We have the honor, in compliance with your request, to forward our first annual report of the progress made in connection with our duties as a board, appointed on May 1st, 1885, under the Pastoral Crown Lands Amendment Act of 1884." ....... View more info

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BLOOD BROTHERS. The Anzac Genesis

By: Hopkins-Weise, Jeff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kent Town SA, Wakefield Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID241251

ISBN: 1862548382


Octavo Size. Fine condition. NEW BOOK. Black & white illustrations. 346 pages In the middle of the nineteenth century, the very existence of European colonial settlement in New Zealand was under threat. With Queen Victoria's British forces stretched thinly across the globe, the New Zealand colony had to look to its sister colonial states in Australia for support. This book show, for the first time in detail, how the military, social and economic brotherhood later embod... View more info

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Adventures on a Journey to New Holland and The Lonely Deathbed

By: Huber, Therese

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd: 1966[1801]

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID235587


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White plates. First published [in German] in 1801. 128pages. This book was written by a German woman in 1793 just five years after the settlement at Sydney Cove. It is the first novel written with an Australian background and gives great insight into how the people of Europe envisaged the founding of Australia. View more info

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The Beerburrum Experiment: A History of Australia's First World War One Soldier Settlement

By: Johnson, Murray

Price: $36.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291072

ISBN: 192533354X


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 165 pages Although South Australia was the first to legislate for soldier settlement, Queensland seized the initiative when it opened up a large area of land at Beerburrum, just north of Brisbane, to settle military veterans in July 1916. It was an experiment in rural development that was, however, to have unfortunate results, for in far too many cases returned servicemen, their wives and children were con... View more info

Image for A New Land. European Perceptions of Australia 1788-1850

A New Land. European Perceptions of Australia 1788-1850

By: Martin, Stephen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID285435

ISBN: 1863732586


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 145 pages View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch Voume 73 1972

Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch Voume 73 1972

By: McCaskill, Murray [Hon Editor]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch: 1973

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291497


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine light faded and previous owner's name inscribed to front cover. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 76 pages Contents include: The Artist as Geographer; Landscape Painting as a Source for Geographical Research (Heathcote); The Process of Urbanisation in the Mackenzie Delta, Canada (Wolforth); Simarloo: Agro-Business in the South Australian Upper Murray (Menzies); Leg... View more info

Image for Northern Voyagers. Australia's Monsoon Coast in Maritime History

Northern Voyagers. Australia's Monsoon Coast in Maritime History

By: Powell, Alan

Price: $52.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID300078

ISBN: 1921509937


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Winner of Queensland Premier's Literary Award for History and the NT Chief Minister's Boom of the Year Award and Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award 435 pages "The maritime history of Australia's monsoon coast, stretching from Broome to Thursday Island, has a known story that is far older, more complex and more redolent of men against the sea than any other coast ... View more info

Image for The Public Lands of Australia Felix. Settlement and Land Appraisal in Victoria 1834-91 With Special Reference To The Western Plains

The Public Lands of Australia Felix. Settlement and Land Appraisal in Victoria 1834-91 With Special Reference To The Western Plains

By: Powell, J.M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287595

ISBN: 0195503406


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details neatly inscribed to the Publications Page. Bookseller label to lower edge of front free endpaper. Black and White maps. xvii, 328 pages An eminently readable text about the disposal on public lands in Victoria duringhte nineteenth century which clarifies and illuminates the obscure and complicated processes of land set... View more info

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Australian Pioneer Women

By: Pownall, Eve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: Enlarged and Redesigned Edition

Seller ID: ID292212

ISBN: 085179842X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 296pages. Also published as"Mary of Maranoa." View more info

Image for Empire Builders in Australia early Days in New South Wales, Vctoria, and South Australia

Empire Builders in Australia early Days in New South Wales, Vctoria, and South Australia

By: Ralph, Edith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286466


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition. No dustjacket. A couple of nicks to top of spine and some minor marks to boards - overall a clean and tidy copy of this uncommon title. Maps to prelims. Index. Previous owners signature and date [1911] to top of title page. 252 pages View more info

Image for Treasury of Australian Folklore

Treasury of Australian Folklore

By: Stone, Walter [Introduced by]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID6473

ISBN: 0727012665


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine lightly sun-faded. Black & white illustrations. 160pages Ranges over most aspects of Australian folk history from Aborigines, settlement, sporting achievements and war stories. View more info

Image for Australia A Study of Warm Environments and their Effect on British Settlement

Australia A Study of Warm Environments and their Effect on British Settlement

By: Taylor, Griffith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1947

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: ID9967


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Prelimes clipped in top corner. Black & white photographs & illustrations. 455pages View more info

Image for The Settlement on the Sound.  Discovery and Settlement of the Albany Region 1791-1831

The Settlement on the Sound. Discovery and Settlement of the Albany Region 1791-1831

By: West, D.A.P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Perth, Western Australian Museum: 1996[1976]

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID286259

ISBN: 072446350X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Plastic spiral binding. Black & white illustrations. 125 pages View more info