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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

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Making a Difference. A History of the National Council of Jewish Women in Australia.

By: Newton, Marlo L.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Hybrid Publishers: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID223784

ISBN: 1876462124


Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 342 pages The history of the National Council of Jewish Women in Australia spans most of the twentieth century, and tells the story of women of worth at the frontiers of Jewish life. Tales of inspirational leaders and pivotal communal battles vie with anecdotes and memories from members around the country. View more info

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1000 Famous Australians

By: No Author Noted

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303319

ISBN: 0727008803


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. A cople of small tears to top of DJ spine. Neat remainder mark to top edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 368 pages View more info

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Celebrating 100 Years Of The Mitchell Library

By: O' Flahertie, Susan [Editor]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Edgecliff, NSW, Focus Publishing: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID247427

ISBN: 1875359664


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 175 pages View more info

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The Weekly

By: O'Brien, Denis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Penguin: 1982

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID263425

ISBN: 0140065660


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations and photographs. 155 pages A nostalgic celebration of Australia through 50 years of one of its most popular magazines - The Australian Women's Weekly View more info

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The Great Republic of the Southern Seas. Republicans in Nineteenth-Century Australia

By: Oldfield, Audrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hale & Iremonger: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302495

ISBN: 0868066613


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 280 pages View more info

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Early Australian Crafts and Tools

By: Ollif, Lorna & Crosthwaite, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID13258

ISBN: 0727005235


Small Quarto Size. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 63 pages. From early homes to clothing, farming, trades, transport and fishing, describes how early settlers created or adapted tools and crafts to survive in the new land in which they found themselves. View more info

Turning Points in the Making of Australia

By: Page, Michael & Ingpen, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID235707

ISBN: 0727013394


32x25cm. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Colour and black & white illustrations by Robert Ingpen. 128 pages. View more info

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The Cornish Miner in Australia (Cousin Jack Down Under)

By: Payton, Philip J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Dyllanson Ruran: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID295519

ISBN: 0907566529


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Just a hint of edgewear. Sepia-toned photographs. 242 pages The first major study of Cornish miners in Australia, in particular the lasting Cornish impact in South Australia, the focal point of Cornish mining influence. View more info

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Health, History & Horizons

By: Pearn, John (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Amphion Press: 1982

Edition: 1st English Language Edition

Seller ID: ID303636

ISBN: 0867764716


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 423 pages View more info

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Pioneer Medicine in Australia

By: Pearn, John (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Amphion Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304300

ISBN: 0867762683


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 324 pages View more info

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Bridges and Ferries of Australia

By: Phillips, Valmai

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID244250

ISBN: 085835568X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Slight creasing and rubbing to DJ. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as colour drawings/maps. 160 pages The author brings to life the whole range of crossings, from the one-oared punts and log crossings of the early settlers to the hydrofoils and sophisticated engineering feats of today View more info

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A Secret Country

By: Pilger, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231086

ISBN: 0224026003


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 298 pages View more info

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Australia Comes of Age: Rebellion, Independence, War and the Worker

By: Pittard, Brenda et al

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books:

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID201329

ISBN: 0858359146


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy.Colour and black & white illustrations. 280 pages View more info

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The Public Lands of Australia Felix. Settlement and Land Appraisal in Victoria 1834-91 With Special Reference To The Western Plains

By: Powell, J.M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287595

ISBN: 0195503406


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details neatly inscribed to the Publications Page. Bookseller label to lower edge of front free endpaper. Black and White maps. xvii, 328 pages An eminently readable text about the disposal on public lands in Victoria duringhte nineteenth century which clarifies and illuminates the obscure and complicated processes of land set... View more info

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Australian Pioneer Women

By: Pownall, Eve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: Enlarged and Redesigned Edition

Seller ID: ID292212

ISBN: 085179842X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 296pages. Also published as"Mary of Maranoa." View more info

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Elements of Danger

By: Pownall, Eve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11911

ISBN: 0001950274


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. Maps to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 152pages. View more info

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The Audacious Adventures of Dr Louis Lawrence Smith (2 Volumes in Slipcase)

By: Poynter, John

Price: $74.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291939

ISBN: 192500323X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Slipcase. A New Copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Pictorial boards (face) with gilt titles to spine and ribbon marker on both volumes. 694 pages L. L. Smith, medico, writer, publisher, politician, litigant, showman, speculator, collector, vigneron, farmer, breeder and rider of racehorses, guiding hand for thirty years of Melbourne's great exhibition complex. Completes John Poynter's trio o... View more info

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Lietuvybe Down Under: Maintaining Lithuanian National and Cultural Identity in Australia

By: Pranauskas, Grazina

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300585

ISBN: 1925801179


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 165 pages The experiences of Lithuanian migrants to Australia, and specifically about the desire of migrants to 'feel' and 'be' Lithuanian while living away from their homeland. Lietuvybe embraces the desire to be 'visible' both within and outside the Lithuanian community through language and their traditions of song, dance, music and the arts. View more info