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Image for The Northern Territory-South Australian 'White Elephant'/Commonwealth Prize: Perception and Reality in the Federation Era [Occasional Papers No 22 - State Library of the Northern Territory]

The Northern Territory-South Australian 'White Elephant'/Commonwealth Prize: Perception and Reality in the Federation Era [Occasional Papers No 22 - State Library of the Northern Territory]

By: Atherton, Cynthia M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Darwin, State Library of the Northern Territory: 1991

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291222


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. 23 pages This paper deals with the period of Northern Territory history shortly before the time of Federation until the Commonwealth takeover in 1911. View more info

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The Sources of the Finke River and Other Expeditions

By: Chewings, Charles

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Friends of the State Library of South Australia: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282521


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Black and white frontispiece, 2 maps and large folded map in endpocket. Decorated cloth boards. 174 pages Introduction by Valmai Hankel. Contains the accounts of four journeys undertaken into the Australian outback by explorer, geologist and anthropologist, Charles Chewings [1859-1937] between 1881 and 1909. The in 1881-2, Chewings Travelled from Beltana, SA to Hermannsburg and Henbury , NT; In 1883 he sailed to P... View more info

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Aborigines and Development in Northern Australia

By: Coombs, H. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Darwin, State Library of the Northern Territory: 1991

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291216


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - staplebound 9 pages Occasional Papers No. 24 State Library of the Northern Territory. The text of a speech given by Dr Coombs in Darwin in 1990 View more info

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Frontier Country Australia's Outback Heritage 2 Volume set.

By: Coupe, Sheena (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Weldon Russell: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID85225


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjackets. DJs now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeves. Excellent copies. Housed in card slip cover. Colour and black & white illustrations. 400, 400 pages An exploration of the outback, its people and the elements that create its distinctive ethos. View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume 15 No 3

By: Crowcroft, W. P. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Museum: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID290060


Small Quarto Size. Very Good + condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Contains articles on Rock engravings from Orroroo District (South Australia); Cave paintings from Northern Territory; Hairy Nosed Wombat; Starfish; Snails in South Australia; Aradidae in the South Australian Museum; - and more. View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume 15 No 3

By: Crowcroft, W. P. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Museum: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID226716


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Unlike the modern reproductions, the plates and diagrams/drawings are distinct and any fold-outs are present and intact. Contains articles on Rock engravings from Orroroo District South Australia (Burrows); Cave paintings from Northern Territory (Mountford and Brandl); Hairy Nosed Wombat; Starfish; Snails in South Australia; Aradidae in the South Australian Muse... View more info

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Radar Gunner

By: Dakeyne, Dick; Edited by Craig Bellamy and David M. Welch

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Coolalinga, Northern Territory, David M. Welch: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287833


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 142 pages The war memoir of Australian gunner and radar. He survived 48 missions flying over Japanese enemy territory during World War II. Most of his time was spent living and flying with the US Army Air Force squadrons based at Fenton, NT. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross [... View more info

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Rebuilding the Beacon: Point Smith, Port Essington {Occasional Papers No. 27)

By: Flynn, Father Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Darwin, State Library of the Northern Territory: 1992

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291501


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - staplebound. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 11 pages View more info

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Journal of Northern Territory History A Journal of History Heritage and Archaeology Issue No 26 2015

By: Fredericksen, Dr Clayton (Editor); Carment, David (Review Editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Darwin, Historical Society of the Northern Territory: 2015

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID296425


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 103 pages Contents include: Darwin's Filipino Volunteers for he Australian Imperial Force: In the Tradition of Jose Rizal (Rosenzweig); In Memory of the Visit of the Kaiwo Maru (Lamb); Sailors, Submariners and Seabee: The US Navy in Darwin 1941-1945 (Powell); Conquering Distance: The Establishment of ABC Medium Wave radion in the Northern Territory (Wel... View more info

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All the Flavours of the Time Returns: Using Oral History to Explore the Top End's Chinese Heritage

By: Giese, Diana

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Darwin, State Library of the Northern Territory: 1994

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291215


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers, staple bound. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 21 pages Occasional Papers No. 45 State Library of the Northern Territory. The text of a talk given by the author in 1993. View more info

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W.C. Gosse Explorations 1873. The Discovery of Ayers Rock

By: Gosse, W.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alice Springs, Alice Springs Printing & Publishing: Circa1985[1874]

Seller ID: ID262254


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition. B/W map inside front cover. 25 pages Report and diary of Mr W.C. Gosse's Central and Western Exploring Expedition, 1873. View more info

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Abrogating Responsibility Vesteys, Anthropology and the future of Aboriginal People

By: Gray, Geoffrey

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286443


MINT - a NEW copy. 291 pages Examines the 1940s Northern Territory based work of noted anthropologists Ronald and Catherine Berndt, the relationship with the, then, large cattle producing concern, Vesteys and the Aboriginal people. Abrogating Responsibility seeks answers to the question: how was it possible, with so much knowledge about the horrendous conditions Aboriginal people laboured and lived in, and so many well-intentioned agencies and individuals, that nothing ... View more info

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The Best of Both Worlds: Aboriginal Health Then and Now (Occasional Papers No 36)

By: Hargrave, John C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Darwin, State Library of the Northern Territory: 1993

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291505


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - staplebound 9 pages Occasional Papers No. 36 State Library of the Northern Territory. The seventh Eric Johnson Lecture delivered in 1992. View more info

Image for A Son of 'The Red Centre'. Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of Road Train Pioneer and Bush Inventor of the Northern Territory of Australia

A Son of 'The Red Centre'. Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of Road Train Pioneer and Bush Inventor of the Northern Territory of Australia

By: Johannsen, Kurt G. [Edited by Daphne Palmer]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by the Author: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID258026


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with many fascinating old black & white photographs as well as eight pages of recent photographs in colour. 254 pages View more info

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Big John. The Extraordinary Adventures of John McKinlay 1819-1872

By: Lockwood, Kim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, State Library of Victoria: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID257468


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 194 pages McKinlay was the first European to lead a team across the Australian continent from the south coast to the north and return safely, yet his story has never been told. View more info

Medicine Man

By: McCann, Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID253796


Octavo size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 208pages b/w illustrations. An account of a Doctor's life in the early days of the Northern Territory. View more info

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Medicine Man

By: McCann, Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID286849


Octavo size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ Spine faded. 208pages b/w illustrations. An account of a Doctor's life in the early days of the Northern Territory. View more info

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The Far North Country

By: Newland, S. [Simpson]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Burden & Bonython, Advertiser Office: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288084


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Red cloth boards [as noted in Ferguson 13317] are faded at spine and upper edge. Free endpapers are tanned. Interior is clean. 39 pages A reprint of articles originally published in the Advertiser of the author's trip through the centre of Australia. As well as touching on colonial politics it also addresses the issue of Aboriginal people. The author is now best known for his early novel of colonial South Australia '... View more info

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Sands & McDougall's Directory of South Australia 1970

By: No Author Noted

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sands & McDougall: 1970

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID279251


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition but with some light rubbing to spine edges. A large heavy tome. Decorated Red cloth boards with attached bookmark as issued. 1885 pages The Sands and McDougall South Australian Directories are a valuable resource for local, family and social historians as well as for researchers in other fields of Australian history. The directory contains street, alphabetical and mercantile directories. It also incorporat... View more info

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A Description of the Northern Territory of South Australia. Carefully compiled from the various explorers' and surveyors' journals and charts

By: Oppen, Edward A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Austaprint: 1978[1864]

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID143052


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in decorated faux leather boards - gilt & red detailing to front board. Fold-out map. Limited edition of 320 numbered copies - this is copy No 71. 37 pages First published in 1864. View more info