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Image for That Damned Democrat. John Norton, An Australian Populist, 1858-1916

That Damned Democrat. John Norton, An Australian Populist, 1858-1916

By: Cannon, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID225270

ISBN: 0522842151


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 178pages. View more info

Image for Book Life: The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell

Book Life: The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell

By: Chanin, Eileen

Price: $43.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID269727

ISBN: 1921509872


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and photographs. 477 pages Australia's greatest book collector, David Scott Mitchell, gave his extraordinary library and a bequest for its development to the people of Sydney and the world. This is the first comprehensive account of his life and what, how, and why he collected, told through his books, reading, and contemporary correspondence. Shortlisted for the Australian Historical Association's Ma... View more info

Image for Capital Designs: Australia House and Visions of an Imperial London

Capital Designs: Australia House and Visions of an Imperial London

By: Chanin, Eileen

Price: $51.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID305692

ISBN: 1925801314


MINT - a NEW Book Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 416 pages The previously untold story of how Australia's first diplomatic mission was conceived, designed and built. Commenced in 1913, Australia House was opened in 1918 while the Great War still raged. Being London's first purpose-built Dominion embassy building, it defined London as an Imperial capital. It is a story of ambitions and achievements – global, imperial, local and personal. View more info

Image for The Prince of Australia and other Rebels, Rogues and Ratbags

The Prince of Australia and other Rebels, Rogues and Ratbags

By: Childs, Kevin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Lothian Books: 2006

Seller ID: ID281563

ISBN: 0734407696


Very Good condition. 213 pages A collection of entertaining tales about some amazing Australian characters. View more info

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A Short History of Australia. Illustrated Edition

By: CLARK, Manning

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Penguin: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID304716

ISBN: 0140097228


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details to half-title page. 260 pages Revised illustrated edition. View more info

Sources of Australian History (The World's Classics No 558)

By: Clark, Marcus (Selected and Edited)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID274503


Octavo Size [approx 10 x 15cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped]Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with minor loss atop of age-darkened spine. Light marking to rear DJ. xii, 622 pages A collection of documents on Australian political and social history sourced from not only official reports and papers but also newspaper files, ballads and songs. View more info

Image for Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia

Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Ryde, Angus & Robertson: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID276340

ISBN: 0207156662


Small Quarto Size [approx 18cm x 27cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 219 pages Frank Clune pieces together the lives of nine of the most colourful miscreants during the first 80 years of Australian history. View more info

The Development of Australia

By: Condliffe, J.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2749


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ has some underside stains and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Minor tape stains to endpapers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 294pages View more info

Image for The War at Home 1939 Australia 1949

The War at Home 1939 Australia 1949

By: Connell, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299678

ISBN: 0642530548


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages View more info

Image for At Home in Australia

At Home in Australia

By: Conrad, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296488

ISBN: 0500511411


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 Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages View more info

Image for Sex and Anarchy : The Life and Death of the Sydney Push

Sex and Anarchy : The Life and Death of the Sydney Push

By: Coombs, Anne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Viking: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID258388

ISBN: 0670870692


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Softcover with wraps. Interior yellowed, especially at prelims. Review copy with stamp to title page. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 340 pages Throughout the 1950s and 1960s , the Sydney Push was a bohemian and anarchic network encompassing a huge range of people from the professions to the arts. View more info

Image for A Very Australian Conversation [Boyer Lectures 2009]

A Very Australian Conversation [Boyer Lectures 2009]

By: Cosgrove, Peter General

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292466

ISBN: 0733328075


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 107 pages View more info

Image for Frontier Country Australia's Outback Heritage  2 Volume set.

Frontier Country Australia's Outback Heritage 2 Volume set.

By: Coupe, Sheena (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Weldon Russell: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID85225

ISBN: 1875202005


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjackets. DJs now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeves. Excellent copies. Housed in card slip cover. Colour and black & white illustrations. 400, 400 pages An exploration of the outback, its people and the elements that create its distinctive ethos. View more info

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Symbols of Australia (inscribed by Author)

By: Cozzolino, Mimmow with Rutherford, G. Fysh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Penguin: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID290063

ISBN: 0140700943


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations. Slight edgewear. Inscribed by the author to previous owner. 192 pages A fascinating collection spanning 100 years of Australian trademarks, packaging and advertising art. Introduced by Geoffrey Blainey and Phillip Adams. View more info

Image for Australian Character in the Making.  New South Wales, 1788-1901

Australian Character in the Making. New South Wales, 1788-1901

By: Cubis, Dorothy E.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Published by Author: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID300412


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Some age-toning to covers. Pages a little tanned. 20 pages A paper read before the Royal Australian Historical Society, March 29, 1938. The author says "This is a sincere attempt to estimate, briefly, the forces that have moulded the Australian character during the first century of its growth." View more info

Image for Hung Out to Dry. Gilbert Toyne's Classic Australian Clothes Hoist

Hung Out to Dry. Gilbert Toyne's Classic Australian Clothes Hoist

By: Cuffley, Peter & Middlemis, Cas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Cas Middlemis: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286722

ISBN: 0646508555


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations and photographs. S 189 pages Tells the story of Gilbert Toyne, the inventor who designed and patented the first all-metal Australian rotary clothes hoist. View more info

Image for Augustus Gregory and the Inland Sea

Augustus Gregory and the Inland Sea

By: Cumpston, J.H.L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canberra, Roebuck Society: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302561

ISBN: 0950085847


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 and white plates and maps. 146 pages View more info

Image for Girl Talk: One Hundred Years of Australian Girls' Childhood

Girl Talk: One Hundred Years of Australian Girls' Childhood

By: Davey, Gwenda Beed

Price: $36.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Arcadia: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298258

ISBN: 1925588459


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 210 pages How has life changed for girls in Australia, between 1910 and 2010? In this book, ten Australian-born women talk about their childhood. Two world wars, the Great Depression, terrible epidemics like diphtheria and polio. Death was often not far away. But they never stopped dancing, or exploring, or playing. Gwenda Beed Davey has drawn on her years of experience in child development and oral hist... View more info

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore

By: Davey, Gwenda Beed & Seal, Graham [Editors]

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID203664

ISBN: 0195530578


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 381pages. Entries ranged from the descriptive [Gumleaf playing] to the analytical [popular culture and folklore]. View more info

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Anglo-Australian Attitudes

By: Davie, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID298176

ISBN: 071266727X


Very Good condition. 250 pages English journalist, Michael Davie, combines historical research with interviews and personal experience. View more info