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Men and Manners in Australia. Being a Social and Economic Sketch History

By: Allan, J.Alex.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F.W. Cheshire: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID275062


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red leatherette boards are a little rubbed at spine ends and there is some mild offset to free endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 176 pages View more info

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French Lives in Australia. A Collection of Biographical Essays

By: Berti, Eric [Conceived and Introduced by] and Barko, Ivan [Edited by ] Assisted by Edward Duyker and William Land

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286100

ISBN: 1925333035


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 453 pages For a long time the French presence in Australia remained understated, yet French nationals were present from the very beginning of the colonial period. Their contribution to the European discovery of the country and to its economic, cultural and social development was significant. This book tells the stories of twenty-four leading French figures in Australia ... View more info

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Primitiae A Journal of Classical Studies

By: Gardner, R. J. & Kelly, D. H. [Editors]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, Classical Society in the Australian National University: 1984

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID287874


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 101 pages Contains 8 articles on aspects of ancient Greek and Roman society and history: Ancient Political economies and All That (Lewit); Nobilitas and the ius imagium (Stevenson); The God Dionysus (McCamish); Some Political, economic and Social Changes in Late Archaic Athens (Manning); Neoptolemus' Role-playing: A Note on Sophocles' Philoctetes (Ryzman); The Political and Constitutional Significanc... View more info

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Town and City Life in Colonial Australia

By: Gibbs, R. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1976

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302341

ISBN: 0727001337


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Contained in a ring binder - as issued. Black & white illustrations. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. Unpaginated Organised into 6 sections: 1. Growth of Towns and Cities; 2. Physical Appearances; 3. Social Life; 4. economic Life; 5. Services; 6. Literature and Culture. An excellent resource guide. View more info

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W. A. Webb South Australian Railways Commissioner 1922-30 A political, economic and social biography

By: Jennings, Reece

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Nesfield Press: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID286316

ISBN: 0959923004


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - some rubbing to extremities of boards. No dustjacket. Black & white illustrations. 213pages W.A. Webb was an American railroad executive who gained wide experience within US railroads and served in the management of nationwide railroad operations during World War One before being appointed Commissioner of the South Australian Railways from 1922 to 1930. In this role he undertook a significant rehabilitation pro... View more info

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Australia

By: Spate, O.H.K.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID277953


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Maps. Fold-out Map present. 328 pages A history of Australia written by ministerial advisor and geographer, Oskar Spate. View more info