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Image for Beds Boots and Backpacks The Story of YHA in Australia

Beds Boots and Backpacks The Story of YHA in Australia

By: Mcculloch, John & Murray, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caringbah, Playwright Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: ID211778

ISBN: 0949853615


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 276 pages View more info

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AUSTRALIA'S FLYING DOCTORS The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia

By: McDonald, Roger [Text]; Woldendorp, Richard [Photographs]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Pan Macmillan: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID251661

ISBN: 0732907934


Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Colour photographs by Richard Woldendorp 163 pages View more info

The Rebello Transcripts Governor Phillip's Portuguese Prelude

By: McIntyre, Kenneth Gordon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID233080

ISBN: 0285626035


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is just a little sunned on spine [still clear] and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 257 pages. View more info

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Traeger The Pedal Radio Man

By: McKay, Fred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Boolarong Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID169882

ISBN: 0864391927


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Card covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Maps. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Signed by author. 108 pages He gave a voice to the bush and to flying doctors. View more info

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Sweet & Simple Pleasures

By: McKinlay, Brian

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, CollinsDove: 1988

Seller ID: ID15650

ISBN: 0859246337


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Front board a little bowed. Small stains to edges of front free endpaper and front pastedown. Black & white illustrations. 170pages Australian entertainment in colonial times. The illustrations are mostly reproductions of engravings taken from the 'Picturesque Atlas of Australia' published in 1888. View more info

Venturing the Unknown Ways

By: McLean, Donald and Rodd, L.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F. W. Cheshire: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID246751


Octavo Size. Very Good condition but no dustjacket. Slight tear to upper front free endpaper - no loss. 198pages With a Foreword and Introductory notes by Kylie Tennant. View more info

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John Flynn: Apostle to the Inland

By: McPheat, W.Scott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID239423


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some rubbbing to face. 286 pages View more info

Image for Suspect History: Manning Clark and the Future of Australia's Past

Suspect History: Manning Clark and the Future of Australia's Past

By: McQUEEN, Humphrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302004

ISBN: 1862544107


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 238 pages. View more info

Employ'd as a Discoverer: papers presented at the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Symposium

By: Megaw, J.S.V. (Editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Reed: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID5966


Octavo Size. Very Good condition but no Dustjacket, A hard to find title 141pages View more info

Image for The Condition of the People. Social Welfare in Australia 1900-1975

The Condition of the People. Social Welfare in Australia 1900-1975

By: Mendelsohn, Ronald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294191

ISBN: 0868611050


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 408 pages This book shows that the Australian people, despite overwhelming advantages in resources, quality of people and lack of divisive social problems, have lost direction and effectiveness in their welfare effort and indeed in their whole social drive. View more info

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The Penguin Bicentennial History of Australia: The Story of 200 Years

By: Molony, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID99567

ISBN: 0670821144


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. 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. 422 pages View more info

Image for Clear Across Australia. A history of telecommunications

Clear Across Australia. A history of telecommunications

By: Moyal, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID125508

ISBN: 017006266X


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Numerous black and white photographs and illustrations. 437 pages The story of the development of telecommunications in Australia - the technology and the people involved. It is also the story of Australia's great pioneering enterprise, Telecom Australia, and its predecessors, the Postmaster-General's Department and the colonial telegraph ... View more info

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Advice to a Young Lady in the Colonies

By: Mrs E. [Edited by Margaret Barca]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Greenhouse Publications: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231352

ISBN: 0909104190


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour frontis. 91pages. Being a letter sent from Mrs E. of England to Maria Macarthur in the Colony of N.S. Wales in 1812. View more info

The Puzzled Patriots. The Story of the Australia First Movement

By: Muirden, Bruce

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Melbourne University Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID85119

ISBN: 052283907X


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 200 pages View more info

Image for Larrikins. 19th Century Outrage

Larrikins. 19th Century Outrage

By: Murray, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID165772

ISBN: 0701804858


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 208 pages View more info

Image for A Home Of My Own. Handy hints and images from domestic life in Australia in the 1940s and 50s

A Home Of My Own. Handy hints and images from domestic life in Australia in the 1940s and 50s

By: Murray, Mary [Collected by]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clifton Hill, Mallon Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID241854

ISBN: 1875696105


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 132 pages Carefully selected household hints, and snippets from magazines and newspapers of the 1940s and 50s provide insight into the domestic and social life of the times accompanied by over 200 illustrations. View more info

Image for The Confident Years Australia in the Twenties

The Confident Years Australia in the Twenties

By: Murray, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302012

ISBN: 0713911557


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's name to front pastedown but hidden by DJ flap. 263 pages View more info

Image for The Fettered and The Free: They Launched a Colony

The Fettered and The Free: They Launched a Colony

By: Nesdale, Iris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Orchid Publications: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID147244

ISBN: 0949552070


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. A nice copy. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Endpapers illustrated. Includes b/w illustrations and photographs. Signed by the author. 244 pages The author looks at life in the first few years in the Colony of New South Wales using a mix of extracts from official documents, information from diaries and personal correspondence. View more info

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Blackburn's Isle

By: Neville, Derek

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lavenham, UK, Terence Dalton Limited: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID91966

ISBN: 0900963409


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. 176 pages David Blackburn was Master of HMS Supply when it joined the first fleet to sail from Portsmouth to Botany Bay. This book is based on David Blackburn's letters home which decribe vividly the comparative ease of the long journey and the first settlement in Botany Bay. 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