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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


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


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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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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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


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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The Fragile Forts. The Fixed Defences of Sydney Harbour 1788-1963

By: Oppenheim, Peter

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Military History Publications: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID200977


Oblong small quarto size. 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. 326 pages The book provides a coherent and accurate account of the complex history of the fixed defences of Sydney Harbour over 175 years. Draws together the various strands of military, social, economic and political influences that have affected the defence of Sydney Harbour. 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