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Australian Lives

By: Turnbull, Clive

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F.W. Cheshire: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID5482


Octavo Size. Very Good in Good+ Dustjacket. Some light foxing to endpapers and a few minor tears to DJ (now in protective sleeve. [xvi]158 pages. View more info

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A Girl At Government House

By: Vellacott, Helen (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1982

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: ID14698

ISBN: 0859023362


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 145pages View more info

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New Holland Journal November 1833 - October 1834.

By: von Hugel, Baron Charles

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press at The Miegunyah Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304885

ISBN: 052284474X


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine is sunned but still clear & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 539 pages Translated and edited by Dymphna Clark. Botanic Index by Roger Hnatiuk. View more info

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Land Utilization in Australia

By: WADHAM, Samuel; WILSON, R.Kent and WOOD, Joyce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1964

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: ID355


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ is age-toned at spine and edges with some mild staing to DJ spine top - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve.. Black & white illustrations, maps. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. xv, 295pages. View more info

Very Strange Tales. The Turbulent Times of Samuel Marsden

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267743


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Mark to upper front pastedown with Numbers neatly inked to upper front endpaper. 223 pages +Appendix, Notes and bibliography ".. very strange tales are told of the gentlemen of New South Wales" especially in the early colonial period. Selected and re-told by Biil Wannan. View more info

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The Folklore of the Irish in Australia

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID219015

ISBN: 0859020967


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. 224pages View more info

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Tell 'Em I Died Game. The Stark Story of Australian Bushranging

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302956


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 288 pages The real story of Australian bushranging and the men who made its legends, Ned Kelly, Thunderbolt, Ben Hall and 'Mad Dog 'Morgan. View more info

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Journey Across the Western Interior of Australia

By: Warburton, Peter Egerton Colonel

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID181295


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Green gilt decorated cloth boards, corners bumped & rubbed and spine edge lightly rubbed. Bookplate to front pastedown and front hinge lightly cracked. A very nice, solid and clean copy of this scarce title. Small gift inscription to top of Preface. Illustrated with eight black & white engravings and large fold-out map [with neatly repaired tears] at rear. 307 pages Important account of the first expedition to cross from Alice Springs ... View more info

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Empire in the Antipodes The British in Australasia 1840-1860. Foundations in Modern History

By: Ward, John M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID220271


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 120 pages View more info

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Australia Since the Coming of Man

By: Ward, Russel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lansdowne Press: 1987

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: ID176044

ISBN: 0701815663


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 254 pages View more info

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What's in Store? A History of Retailing in Australia

By: Webber, Kimberley & Hoskins, Ian.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Haymarket, Powerhouse Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID227912

ISBN: 1863170960


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good Condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 129 pages Goes down the main street to look at the buildings and shop windows that have grown to meet and create shoppers' needs and introduces us to shopkeepers who inspire us with their stories. View more info

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Whirlwinds in the Plain: Ludwig Leichhardt - friends, foes and history

By: Webster, E. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298214

ISBN: 0522841813


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 2 maps. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. [xii] 462 pages. Detailed account of Ludwig Leichhardt's life and Australian explorations. View more info

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Mailman of the Birdsville Track. The story of Tom Kruse

By: Weidenbach, Kristin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID263124

ISBN: 0733619738


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Front free page is clipped at top corner. 313 pages The Birdsville Track is one of the best known - and loneliest - tracks in Australia, and for 20 years Tom Kruse was the mailman, battling searing heat, floods, and mechanical breakdowns. He made the run every fortnight and was a lifeline to the isolated settlements and stations along the way - delivering everything from letters to essential supplies. A classic ... View more info

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Statistical, Historical, and Political Description of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements in Van Diemen's Land.

By: Wentworth, W.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1978[1819]

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: ID196759

ISBN: 0868240036


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some tape stains to underside which faintly show through- now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. 466 pages "With A Particular Enumeration of the Advantages which these Colonies offer for Emigration, and their Superiority in many respects over those possessed by the United States of America." First published in 1819 the book is packed with good things, felicities of tho... View more info

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A Nation United - 9 May 2001

By: Whalen, Barry (Editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Centenary of Federation: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID202272


Oblong small quarto. Near Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our pupose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 63 pages View more info

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Australia's Natural Disasters

By: Whitaker, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chatswood, NSW, New Holland: 2007

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: ID276476

ISBN: 1877069388


Quarto Size [approx 21.5cmx28cm). Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Maps. 239 pages A fascinating chronicle of the ferocity of nature and the dramatic effects it has on Australia and its people. View more info

A Patchwork Heritage Thirteen Australian Families

By: White, Sally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Collins Dove: 1986

Seller ID: ID177928

ISBN: 0859243915


Small Quarto Size. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. VERY GOOD condition but title page clipped. 152pages View more info

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Victims Of Tyranny The Story Of The Fitzgerald Convict Brothers

By: Whiting, Brendan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Harbour Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270813

ISBN: 0646433458


Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 310 pages With fascinating glimpses into many of the characters of early Australian colonial times, this book brings to life the cruelty of the transportation system, through the powerful true story of the Irish convict brothers Maurice and Michael Fitzgerald. View more info

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Terra Australis to Australia

By: Williams, Glyndwr & Frost, Alan [Editors]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID251471

ISBN: 0195549082


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 242 pages Tells the story of how Eurpeans conceived of the southern continent from ancient times until the beginning of the nineteenth century. View more info

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I Once Met A Man True stories from one of Australia's greatest folk heroes

By: Williams, R.M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1996

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: ID235935

ISBN: 0207190240


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 178 pages R.M. Williams was a compelling raconteur and in this fascinating collection he tells of some of his most memorable encounters. View more info