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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

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When Radio Was The Cat's Whiskers

By: Harte, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dural, NSW, Rosenberg: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Assumed

Seller ID: ID295729

ISBN: 1877058084


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Ex-Library copy with the usual markings. Covered in clear adhesive film by previous owner. 256 pages Harte has documented the history of radio as he lived it, research and anecdote combined with illustrations from days gone by. View more info

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The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

By: Hartrick, Elizabeth

Price: $52.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294252

ISBN: 1925588173


Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 27cm x 20cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Glossy card covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Plates. 192 pages This book brings to life the story of the magic lantern in colonial Australia and New Zealand. It describes the extraordinarily wide use of magic lantern images and technology across the colonies. The medium's repertoire was practically without limits: images were as likely to be culled from the canon of we... View more info

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Waltzing Matilda. A Background to Australia

By: Haskell, Arnold L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition (Australia)

Seller ID: ID240928


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 295 pages View more info

Image for The Patriarchs. A History of Australian Lutheran Schooling 1839-1999 [Two Volumes]

The Patriarchs. A History of Australian Lutheran Schooling 1839-1999 [Two Volumes]

By: Hauser, R.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Lutheran Education Australia: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300927

ISBN: 0646517112


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition - an excellent set. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Volume 1 is 1839-1919 & Volume 2 is 1919-1999. 203, 227 pages These books examine the history of Lutheran Schools in Australia through a series of biographies of the patriarchs. View more info

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The Bedside Book of Colonial Doings A Marvellous Australian Miscellany of Fascinating Events, Facts and Figures

By: Heaton, J.H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID220108

ISBN: 0207147892


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Spine lightly sun-faded. Black & white illustrations. 272 pages. First published in 1879 as A Dictionary of Dates. View more info

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The Bedside Book of Colonial Doings. A Marvellous Australian miscellany of fascinating events, facts and figures.

By: Heaton, J.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Cornstalk Publishing: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID305271

ISBN: 0207154473


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and drawings. 272 pages View more info

Image for Henderson's Australian Families A Genealogical and Biographical Record Volume I [Signed Limited Edition]

Henderson's Australian Families A Genealogical and Biographical Record Volume I [Signed Limited Edition]

By: Henderson, Alexander [Compiled and Edited by]

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Melbourne, A. Henderson: 1941

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID290998


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Burgundy leather binding with gilt titles and decorations to spine and face. Ribbon Marker. Hinges reinforced - at binding time. Some very faint speckled foxing to free endpapers. Mild discolouration to lower hinge [Pp246-7] from reaction to the Ribbon Marker. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Limited edition of 100 copies of which this is number 37. Illustrated with Black and White plates. ... View more info

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Nazis In Our Midst German-Australians, Internment and the Second World War

By: Henderson, David

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288233

ISBN: 1925003507


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 197 pages A rich and riveting narrative that uncovers the remarkable personal stories of German-Australians held in Australian internment camps during the Second World War. Based on Central Investigation Bureau case histories, personal interviews with surviving internees and never previously published excerpts of internees' letters and diaries, the book delves into the c... View more info

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The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and its Betrayal of Australia's Child Migrants

By: Hill, David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Random House: 2007

Seller ID: ID242664

ISBN: 1741666848


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 338 pages View more info

Image for Water Into Gold

Water Into Gold

By: Hill, Ernestine

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1981

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: ID305040

ISBN: 0207146489


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 296 pages With a Foreword by Sir Robert Menzies. Riverina Classics Edition. View more info

Image for Flying Doctor Calling: The Flying Doctor Service of Australia

Flying Doctor Calling: The Flying Doctor Service of Australia

By: HILL, Ernestine

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID305921


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some minor loss & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Pages tanned [as is normal]. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. 156pages + plates. View more info

Image for Down The Back.  The Era of The Outhouse.

Down The Back. The Era of The Outhouse.

By: Hillier, Fred

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wamberal NSW, Anvil Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID289512

ISBN: 0959590676


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Black & white illustrations. signed by author. Previous owners details to preliminary pages. 64 pages Drawings by Ronald Revitt View more info

Image for The Rebel Chorus - Dissenting Voices in Australian History

The Rebel Chorus - Dissenting Voices in Australian History

By: Hocking, Geoff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Five Mile Press: 2007

Seller ID: ID241351

ISBN: 1741784751


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 256 pages View more info

Image for Bail Up! A Pictorial History of Australia's Most Notorious Bushrangers

Bail Up! A Pictorial History of Australia's Most Notorious Bushrangers

By: Hocking, Geoff

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Noble Park, Victoria, The Five Mile Press: 2002

Seller ID: ID290928

ISBN: 1865039136


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Includes a complete transcript of Ned Kelly's Jerilderie Letter. 192 pages View more info

Image for Australians.  The people and their stories

Australians. The people and their stories

By: Holland, Steve & Robyn

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Simon & Schuster Australia: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID305856

ISBN: 0731808207


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 240 pages View more info

Image for Australia's Open North: A study of Northern Australia bearing on the urgency of the times

Australia's Open North: A study of Northern Australia bearing on the urgency of the times

By: Holmes, J. Macdonald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15927


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Colour plates. 505pages. View more info

Image for The Murray Valley: a geographical reconnaissance of the Murray Valley and a new design for its regional organization

The Murray Valley: a geographical reconnaissance of the Murray Valley and a new design for its regional organization

By: Holmes, J. Macdonald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304243


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some small loss & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Fold-out maps. 280 pages. View more info

Image for The Kookaburra.  A pictorial celebration of Australia's best-loved bird

The Kookaburra. A pictorial celebration of Australia's best-loved bird

By: Hooper, Toby & Juliana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: South Yarra, Viking O'Neil: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID297628

ISBN: 0670902152


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Stamp to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 136 pages A book celebrating Australia's most loved bird. View more info

Image for Australian Lives.  An Oxford Anthology.

Australian Lives. An Oxford Anthology.

By: Hooton, Joy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289650

ISBN: 0195514815


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. 298 pages A compilation of some of Australia's finest autobiographical writings from the convict era to present day. View more info