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The Gold Seekers

By: Bartlett, Norman

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300780


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Good (priceclipped) Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some age toning to spine and edges. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 240 pages The story of the Australian Gold Rush View more info

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Black Kettle and Full Moon Daily Life in a Vanished Australia

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria, Viking/Penguin: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID201455

ISBN: 0670041327


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 484 pages Blainey takes us on an absorbing journey, covering the years from the first gold rush to World War I. He paints a fascinating picture of how our forebears lived. View more info

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The Hillyars and the Burtons: A Story of Two Families

By: Kingsley, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1973

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID8192

ISBN: 0424064901


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has a small stain on the face [from a small round sticker] & is now protected in a purpose made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Introduction by Leonie Kramer. 419 pages. The author's second "Australian" novel and follows "The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn". The setting is now the Australian goldfields and the Omeo disaster and offers a very different view of Austra... View more info

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Journeyings. The Biography of a Middle-Class Generation 1920-1990 [Signed by Author]

By: McCalman, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carlton, Melbourne University Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID256911

ISBN: 052284569X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Maps to endpapers. Signed by the author on title page. Neat previous owner's details to front free end paper. [x] 348 pages An engrossing and highly original exploration of one of the most neglected subjects in Australian social history - the middle class. Not so much a history as a meditation upon life & this country as it is remembered by particular p... View more info

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A Yankee Merchant in Goldrush Australia. The Letters of George Francis Train 1853-55

By: Train, George Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID177859

ISBN: 0855610107


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm].Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a little faded. With an introductory sketch of his life, and notes by E. Daniel and Annette Potts. 204 pages View more info