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Image for Parson On The Track Bush Brothers in the Australian Outback

Parson On The Track Bush Brothers in the Australian Outback

By: Southall, Ivan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID247745


Octavo size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Map to prelims and endpapers. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 211 pages Story of the Bush Brotherhood missionary work in outback Australia starting in 1897 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

Image for Proud Intrepid Heart. Leichhardt's First Attempt to the Swan River 1846-1847

Proud Intrepid Heart. Leichhardt's First Attempt to the Swan River 1846-1847

By: Sprod, Dan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301130

ISBN: 0908528191


Small Quarto Size. Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Slight discolouration to DJ spine. Limited edition of 600 copies - this is an out-of-sequence [so NOT numbered and NOT signed]. The journals and commentary are supplemented by 8 maps & 42 contemporary drawings by John Mann, Conrad Martens and George Fairholme; along with 33 other illustrations, including 27 modern b/w photographs taken along the expedition route. 335 pages An account of Leichhardt's second, and faile... View more info

Image for Eternity: Stories from the Emotional Heart of Australia

Eternity: Stories from the Emotional Heart of Australia

By: Stell, Marion (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Museum of Australia: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID264129


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and drawings. xi, 123 pages This presents the first group of people selected for the opening of the Eternity Gallery in the National Museum in Canberra. View more info

Image for Across The Centre.  John McDouall Stuart's Expeditions 1860-62 [Signed by author]

Across The Centre. John McDouall Stuart's Expeditions 1860-62 [Signed by author]

By: Stokes, Edward

Price: $80.00

Publisher: St Leonards, Allen & Unwin: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID285014

ISBN: 1864480386


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Signed by Edward Stokes [author]. 151 pages Recreates McDouall Stuart's expeditions across the centre of Australia. View more info

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Life on the Australian Goldfields

By: Stone, Derrick I. & Mackinnon, Sue

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID265851

ISBN: 0730100421


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. 221pages. Describes the life of the people who worked the goldfields - the minutiae of daily life - from diaries and contemporary writings. View more info

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An Australian Viewpoint

By: Strehlow, T.G.H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hawthorn Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID107139


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 41 pages Given as an address to the S.A. Branch of the Australian Institute of Librarians in 17 March 1949. In this printed version a number of lengthy quotations from the authorities who give support to the arguments of the original address have been set down in full. These quotations have increased the length of the original address by several pages. View more info

Image for Look What You Started Henry!  History of the Australian Red Cross 1914-1991

Look What You Started Henry! History of the Australian Red Cross 1914-1991

By: Stubbings, Leon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Red Cross: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11556

ISBN: 0909896453


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 316 pages View more info

Image for Australia: Moments in History

Australia: Moments in History

By: Swain, Victor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, NSW, New Holland: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID235288

ISBN: 1864368187


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Light wear to edges and corners. 335 pages View more info

Image for Wunderbar Country.  Germans look at Australia, 1850-1914

Wunderbar Country. Germans look at Australia, 1850-1914

By: Tampke, Jurgen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hale & Iremonger: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID212885

ISBN: 0868060232


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Half-title page clipped at upper corner. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 233 pages View more info

Image for Shadows and Substance: The History of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists 1949-1999

Shadows and Substance: The History of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists 1949-1999

By: Tate, Audrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID186093

ISBN: 1865081531


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. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. 174 pages In this comprehensive history, the author describes the events that led to the foundation of a College and then traces its evolution in its first fifty years. View more info

Image for The Australian Roll of Honour  Honoured by the Queen 1952 - 1998 Including Recipients of National Honours 1997 & 1998

The Australian Roll of Honour Honoured by the Queen 1952 - 1998 Including Recipients of National Honours 1997 & 1998

By: Taylor, Alister (Editor)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Sydney, Alister Taylor, Roll of Honour Publications: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299746

ISBN: 0908578741


Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt to face and spine. Ribbon marker. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Includes name of Ilma Joyce Mason,BEM inscribed in gilt to front face of slipcase. 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. 1085 pages Combines both honours and awards from the revised Australian Honours System an... View more info

Image for Rip Off! Australian Fraud, Deception and Dirty Tricks

Rip Off! Australian Fraud, Deception and Dirty Tricks

By: Taylor, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scoresby, Five Mile Press: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID294202

ISBN: 1743001576


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 250 pages Three centuries of Australia's best-known rip offs. View more info

Image for Station Life in Australia. Pioneers and Pastoralists

Station Life in Australia. Pioneers and Pastoralists

By: Taylor, Peter

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299270

ISBN: 0043321356


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. Colour and black & white illustrations/photographs. 241 pages View more info

Image for An End to Silence. The Building Of The Overland Telegraph Line From Adelaide To Darwin

An End to Silence. The Building Of The Overland Telegraph Line From Adelaide To Darwin

By: Taylor, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen Australia: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID283604

ISBN: 0454002416


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour plates, black and white photographs and drawings. Maps to endpapers. 192 pages The remarkable story of the construction of the 3,000 kilometres long Overland Telegraph Line. View more info

Image for 1788 Comprising A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay and A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson

1788 Comprising A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay and A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson

By: Tench, Watkin (Edited and Introduced by Tim Flannery)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284970

ISBN: 1875847278


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. B/W maps. 280 pages Two enthralling first hand accounts of the settlement of the new colonies of Botany and Port Jackson. View more info

Image for Australia Her Story Notes on a Nation

Australia Her Story Notes on a Nation

By: Tennant, Kylie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID305366


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in a Good Dustjacket. Age-toned DJ has minor loss to top of spine & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Offset to endpapers. Black & white map. 296 pages View more info

Image for From Somewhere Else: People from Other Countries Who Have Made Australia Home

From Somewhere Else: People from Other Countries Who Have Made Australia Home

By: Thompson, Liz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Simon & Schuster Australia: 1993

Seller ID: ID254833

ISBN: 073180287X


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs by Liz Thompson. 156 pages View more info

Image for Australia Through Italian Eyes

Australia Through Italian Eyes

By: Thompson, Stephanie Lindsay

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287030

ISBN: 0195505700


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some minor sun fading & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 271pages View more info

Image for Stories from a Bygone Age A Newspaper Memoir

Stories from a Bygone Age A Newspaper Memoir

By: Tidey, John

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Arcadia: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302736

ISBN: 1925801365


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 124 pages Between 1966 and 1975 Melbourne's Age newspaper was transformed by an inspirational editor, Graham Perkin. The venerable old broadsheet, founded in 1854, had already enjoyed a golden era in the 19th century under the legendary David Syme. Now, led by his great-grandson Ranald Macdonald and edite... View more info