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Image for Australia As it Is or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life

Australia As it Is or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life

By: A Clergyman

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Paul Flesch & Company: 1967[1867]

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID206635


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a little sunned [common] & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. 257 pages View more info

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War Criminals Welcome: Australia, A Sanctuary for Fugitive War Criminals Since 1945

By: AARONS, Mark

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID309253

ISBN: 1863953701


Near Fine condition. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Foreword by Bob Hawke. Uncommon Title. 649 pages. Mark Aarons is an award winning journalist and author. His 1986 radio documentary series Nazis in Australia prompted the Hawke government's into war criminals and the formation of the Special Investigations Unit. This book looks not only at the Nazi war criminals but others from around the world including Khmer Rouge, genocidists from Serbia and Croatia, Chilean secret police, etc. View more info

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Charles Davis 150 Years

By: Alexander, Alison

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Harris Scarfe Holdings: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: ID190463

ISBN: 0646361562


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Colour and black & white photographs & illustrations throughout. Copy number 999 of 2000. 253 pages The story of the hardware business, founded by Charles Davis [a convict transported to Australia in the mid 19th century], and how it grew from its Tasmanian beginnings into an Australia-wide chain of department stores. View more info

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Museums Australia Journal Volumes 2-3 1991-1992

By: Anderson, Margaret [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Museums Association of Australia: 1993

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID224136


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. 247 pages Includes a variety of papers organised under the following headings: Cultural Policy; New Directions in Museums; History and Museums; Material Culture Research; Research Notes; Reviews. View more info

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Australia's Resources and Their Utilisation

By: Andrews, John ; Edited by John Rorke

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Department of Adult Education in the University of Sydney: 1972

Edition: Reprint of Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID310334


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Age-toning to covers and interior. Previous owner's details to title page and inside front cover. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Maps by Alan Brtlett. Postscript by D. S. Ironmonger. 168 pages. A wholy revised and reprinted edtiion with maps and illustrations and an Economist's Postscript. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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Footnote People in Australian History

By: Atkinson, Ann (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Fairfax Library: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID242997

ISBN: 0949707120


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 240 pages 40 lesser known people in Australian history - noteworthy, notorious, eccentric personalities who were all famous in their day. View more info

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The Lights of Cobb & Co The Story of the Frontier Coaches 1854-1924

By: Austin, K.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID204514


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 228 pages An important narrative that covers the history of Cobb & Co over seventy turbulent years. View more info

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Tall Ships and Ten-Horse Teams

By: Bahnsen, Detlef and Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Susanna Publications: (No Date)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID149055

ISBN: 0731633903


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Inscribed by author to previous owner. 217 pages A Danish sailor's life in Australia. View more info

Image for The Ampol Book of Australiana with Sports Section

The Ampol Book of Australiana with Sports Section

By: Baker, Sidney J. and Allen Geoff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Currawong Publishing Co.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID307425


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Good dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some wear and age-toning to dustjacket edges and corners. Black & white illustrations. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 223 pages.. View more info

Image for An Illustrated Treasury of Australian Epic Journeys

An Illustrated Treasury of Australian Epic Journeys

By: Barker, Anthony

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Chippendale, Pan Macmillan Australia: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID273167

ISBN: 0725106719


Small Quarto Size [approx 18.5cm x 26cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 288 pages A collection of many of Australia's epic journeys, each accompanied by a map showing the route and illustrated from contemporary sources. View more info

Image for Orthopaedics in Australia The History of the Australian Orthopaedic Association

Orthopaedics in Australia The History of the Australian Orthopaedic Association

By: Barry, Hugh

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Orthopaedic Association: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID309176

ISBN: 0959198903


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 319 pages A history of the Association from its foundation in 1936. View more info

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The Gold Seekers

By: Bartlett, Norman

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300780


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Good (priceclipped) Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some age toning to spine and edges. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 240 pages The story of the Australian Gold Rush View more info

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'A passion for exploring new countries'. Matthew Flinders & George Bass

By: Bastian, Josephine

Price: $48.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292096

ISBN: 1925333728


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Black and white maps.Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 301 pages. Flinders wanted to be an explorer 'second only to Cook', Bass a naturalist, another Sir Joseph Banks, and a rich Sydney trader. For eight years these two pursued their destiny. Their voyages changed the map of Australia, and Flinders gave it its name. They were ready for even greater ventures. Their incredible story is all true – everything in it did happen. This book is historically rigorous, yet its protagonists' fascinating and con... View more info

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Australia Year By Year

By: Bayne, Joycelyne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Self Published by the Author: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID309320

ISBN: 0731633431


Oblong Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition - pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions and colour and black & white photographs. Spine very gently faded. 87 pages A year by year history from 1788 to 1987. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

Image for If Trees Could Speak. Stories of Australia's Greatest Trees

If Trees Could Speak. Stories of Australia's Greatest Trees

By: Beale, Bob

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Allen & Unwin: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268948

ISBN: 1741142768


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 245 pages. A history of Australia and discusssion of culture through an examination of our greatest trees. View more info

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Miss Australia : A Retrospective 1908 - 2000

By: Beard, Katherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hindmarsh, Crawford House Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293550

ISBN: 186333193X


Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected ina purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. xiii, 251pp View more info

Image for The Mantle of Surgery. The First Seventy-five Years of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Mantle of Surgery. The First Seventy-five Years of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

By: Beasley, A.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID263476

ISBN: 0473083639


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 310 pages This commemorative history traces the development of what is now the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and it tells of those who helped make the college what it is today. View more info

Image for Early Australia With Shame Remembered

Early Australia With Shame Remembered

By: Beatty, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293052


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is a little edgeworn, with a chip to lower rear edge and has a slightly faded spine. Previous owner's initials to front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 212 pages View more info

Early Australia With Shame Remembered

By: Beatty, Bill

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID299478


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 212 pages. View more info

Image for Australian TV The First 25 Years

Australian TV The First 25 Years

By: Beilby, Peter [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID13385

ISBN: 0170059987


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 192pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info