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Image for Metarch Papers No. 9 December 1996 Seventy-Five Years at Willis Island

Metarch Papers No. 9 December 1996 Seventy-Five Years at Willis Island

By: Fletcher, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Bureau of Meteorology: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270690


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Spine lightly faded. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 49 pages Prepared to commemorate 75 years of continuous observations from Willis Island. This paper is an attempt to collect reminiscences of life on the island at various stages if its development and present these in chronological order. View more info

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The Australian Bush (The Outward Bound Library)

By: Fullerton, Mary E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: [1928]

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID295911


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Some marking to boards and scattered foxing to fore edge. Endpapers lightly tanned and gift inscription to the half-title page. Black & white illustrations by John C. Goodchild. Maps to endpapers. Prefaces by Ashley Gibson and the author. 242 pages View more info

Image for Australia The First Hundred Years A Facsimile of Volumes 1 and 11 of the Picturesque Atlas of Australia.

Australia The First Hundred Years A Facsimile of Volumes 1 and 11 of the Picturesque Atlas of Australia.

By: Garran, Andrew [Edited by]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dee Why, Ure Smith: 1976

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID298006


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Includes over 700 engraving on steel and wood and 26 full page plates. 530 pp Originally published in 1886. View more info

Image for In Praise of Australia. An Anthology in Prose and Verse

In Praise of Australia. An Anthology in Prose and Verse

By: Gay, Florence (Compiled by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd: 1912

Edition: 1st Assumed Edition

Seller ID: ID293590


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ Condition. . No dustjacket. . Foxing to book edges; edges lightly rubbed. 250 pages An Anthology in Prose and Verse View more info

Image for One Hundred & Fifty Years of New from The Herald

One Hundred & Fifty Years of New from The Herald

By: Gaylard, Geoff [Text]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Southbank Editions: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID296124

ISBN: 0949318043


Folio size [26x35cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 401 pages View more info

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The Colony

By: Gibbon, Belinda

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292285

ISBN: 1740513770


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 364 pages Based on the Living History series The Colony as seen on SBS television. View more info

Image for Town and City Life in Colonial Australia

Town and City Life in Colonial Australia

By: Gibbs, R. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1976

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302341

ISBN: 0727001337


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Contained in a ring binder - as issued. Black & white illustrations. 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. Unpaginated Organised into 6 sections: 1. Growth of Towns and Cities; 2. Physical Appearances; 3. Social Life; 4. economic Life; 5. Services; 6. Literature and Culture. An excellent resource guide. View more info

Image for The Journal of a Forgotten Expedition in 1875 by Ernest Giles

The Journal of a Forgotten Expedition in 1875 by Ernest Giles

By: Giles, Ernest; Edited by James Bosanquet

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: ID304412


Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Includes a black & white photograph of Expedition members, a black & white photograph of Giles (frontispiece), a black and white map and facsimile of the original title page. Limited edition of 500 of which this No. 148. xiii, 54 pages. Giles' (and sundry other accounts) of his 1875 ex... View more info

Image for A Dream of the Southern Seas: The life story of James Mario Matra, The Spiritual father of Australia

A Dream of the Southern Seas: The life story of James Mario Matra, The Spiritual father of Australia

By: Giordano, A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 1984

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID6227

ISBN: 0959860436


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a touch faded. Foreword by the Hon Mario Feleppa M.L.C. 138pages. The biography of James Mario Matra presumed author of A Journal of The Voyage around the World in His Majesty's Ship, Endeavour, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771. Italian/American Matra joined the crew of the Endeavour in 1768. View more info

An Eyewitness History of Australia

By: Gordon, Harry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1981

Edition: Revised Ed.

Seller ID: ID14264

ISBN: 085902136X


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 467 pages. View more info

Image for The Last Frontier: A Study of the Cultural Imperatives in the Last Frontiers of America and Australia

The Last Frontier: A Study of the Cultural Imperatives in the Last Frontiers of America and Australia

By: Greenway, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lothian Publishing Co: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID196332

ISBN: 0850911222


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is slightly yellowed at edges. 299 pages View more info

Image for Boat People of the Empire: Australian History from a Family Perspective (Inscribed by Author)

Boat People of the Empire: Australian History from a Family Perspective (Inscribed by Author)

By: Grey-Smith, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 2011

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID294650

ISBN: 192129700X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. A Near Fine copy. Excellent condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Inscribed and signed by Author to a previous owner. 339 pages Each chapter features an ancestral couple and their children, representing a wide cross section of Australian society. View more info

Image for The Hitler Club. The Rise and Fall of Australia's No. 1 Nazi

The Hitler Club. The Rise and Fall of Australia's No. 1 Nazi

By: Gumpl, Gary & Kleinig, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, Brolga Publishing: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID246778

ISBN: 1921221097


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xviii, 427pp The story of Dr Johannes Becker who became the leading Nazi Party organiser for Australia, he was interned in Australia for 7 years and finally deported to Germany. View more info

Image for By the Seats of Their Pants More great Australian air stories

By the Seats of Their Pants More great Australian air stories

By: Gwynn-Jones, Terry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1992

Seller ID: ID260347

ISBN: 0702223654


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xv, 215 pages Looks at Australian heroes of the air. View more info

Printers and Politics: A History of the Australian Printing Unions 1850-1950

By: HAGAN, J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, Aust. National Univ. Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID221516


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour frontispiece [xii]386pages. View more info

Image for Life and Death in the Age of Sail. The passage to Australia

Life and Death in the Age of Sail. The passage to Australia

By: Haines, Robin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, University of NSW Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294478

ISBN: 0868405493


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 365 pages View more info

Image for Tabloid Man.  The Life and Times of Ezra Norton

Tabloid Man. The Life and Times of Ezra Norton

By: Hall, Sandra

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID304395


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 335 pages The Rise of Australia's Master Muckraker View more info

Image for Inspiring Australians: The First Fifty Years of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Inspiring Australians: The First Fifty Years of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

By: Hanley, Penelope

Price: $43.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286675

ISBN: 192533323X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Card wraps. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 302 pages Tells the story of the Churchill Trust and the travels and achievements of selected Churchill Fellows, creative people in fields from architecture to zoo-keeping, education to prison reform, burns’ nursing to piano performance, and many more diverse areas. These stories of enthusiastic and dedicated people demonstrate some of the... View more info

Image for Feminine Singular: A history of the Association of Heads of Independent Girls' Schools of Australia

Feminine Singular: A history of the Association of Heads of Independent Girls' Schools of Australia

By: Hansen, D.E. & Hansen, I.V.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hyland House: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11164

ISBN: 0947062599


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 319 pages An account of the Association of Heads of Independent Girls' Schools of Australia and traces the association's conference proceedings over a period of forty years - 1945-1985. View more info

Image for The Land That Waited (Signed by Max Harris)

The Land That Waited (Signed by Max Harris)

By: Harris, Max and Forbes, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID220119


Oblong Quarto Size. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 116 pages + List of Illustrations Attempts to capture the changing historical mood of the Australian colonial experience illustrated by art and engravings of the time. View more info