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The Last Bastion.

By: WILLIAMSON, Kristin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lansdowne: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293299

ISBN: 0701818476


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 264 pages Based on the television series written by David Williamson and Denis Whitburn. The story of major power struggle in World War Two between Canberra, London and Washington. View more info

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Alias Blind Larry The Mostly True Memoir of James Laurence The Singing Convict

By: Wills, Rob

Price: $42.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287736

ISBN: 1925333116


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 366 pages Alias Blind Larry is a convict story, an adventure story, a colonial story, a Jewish story, a theatrical story. A story of cruelty, resilience, cheek and humour, and it is (mostly) true. James Laurence was transported to NSW in 1814 for jewel theft. He served time in every penal settlement in NSW, singing and thieving when he was free. He wrote his memoir o... View more info

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The Flying Doctor Story. An Authorised History of the Royal Flying Doctor Service

By: Wilson, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Glen Waverley, Cyan Press: 1993

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302151


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Light wear to edges and corners. 160 pages View more info

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Fifty Years. The Australian Society of Anaesthetists 1934-1984

By: Wilson, Gwen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Society of Anaesthetists: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID14994

ISBN: 0909814015


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good Dustjacket - DJ now protected in a purpose made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Nice copy. Signed by author on half-title page. 502pages. View more info

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From St Petersburg to Port Jackson : Russian Travellers' Tales of Australia 1807-1912

By: Windle, Kevin; Gover, Elena; Massov, Alexander

Price: $47.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID290557

ISBN: 1925333647


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 291 pages throughout the century, other Russian ships called at Hobart, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, and their officers recorded their impressions of colonial Australia, the convict system, the indigenous peoples, the life of the settlers and the wild life of the continent. This collection of official reports, travel notes and memoirs by ships' officers and other Russian travellers offers a unique persp... View more info

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The Enterprising Mr MacGregor: Stockbreeder and Pioneer Pastoralist

By: Woodhouse, Fay

Price: $41.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Arcadia: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293484

ISBN: 1925333876


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 189 pages Duncan MacGregor (1835-1916) was an ambitious and talented Scottish Highlander who tried his luck as a shepherd in a new country and made good. He led the industry in breeding programs and in 1869 MacGregor established his famous studs of pure Booth Shorthorns, Clydesdale horses, and Border Leicester sheep at Riddells Creek. MacGregor's life was one of extremes. He was highly successful in his ve... View more info

The Australian Book of Disasters

By: Writer, Larry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Pier 9: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268968

ISBN: 1741969026


A Near Fine copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 223 pages View more info

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ATSE 1975-2005 The First 30 Years. A Short History of the Origins and Development of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering [ATSE]

By: [Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281926


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 80 pages View more info

Image for Country Matters.  2008 Social Atlas of Rural and Regional Australia

Country Matters. 2008 Social Atlas of Rural and Regional Australia

By: [Bureau of Rural Sciences]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canberra, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry: 2008

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID300872

ISBN: 1921192224


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Spiral bound inside softcover binding. Colour maps and charts. 141 pages Describes the patterns of social and economic change of people and communities in non metropolitan Australia View more info

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Water and Power For the Nation. Snowy Mountains Scheme

By: [Snowy Mountains Authority]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cooma, Snowy Mountains Authority: 1957

Seller ID: ID291027


Octavo size [Folded poster from A2 size]. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Two tunnel plans. An A3 map to one side. Uncommon. View more info