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Image for Country Life in Old Australia

Country Life in Old Australia

By: (Introduced by Geoffrey Dutton)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Currey O'Neil: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID264177

ISBN: 0859023044


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 153 pages A picture collection of rural Australia selected from many archives. Each section extracts from E.S. Sorenson's "Life in the Australian Backblocks" [1905] capture the atmosphere of the times. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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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Australian and China. The Ambiguous Relationship

By: Andrews, EM

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brunswick, Victoria, Melbourne University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296008

ISBN: 0522842968


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ spine is sunned & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some underlining/highlighting to text(pencil) Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 312 pages This is the first book to assemble the entire history of relations between Australia and China as seen from Australian shores. 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

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

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 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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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 Miss Australia : A Retrospective 1908 - 2000

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

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

Image for Cattle Australia The Story The Icons The Drives The Big Runs

Cattle Australia The Story The Icons The Drives The Big Runs

By: Bell, Kathrine et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Belrose West and Smithfield, NSW, Murray David Publishing in association with Gary Allen: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID305355

ISBN: 1877009164


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in pictorial laminated boards in a Near fine dustjacket. As new condition. Illustrated with colour plates, black and white photographs and contemporary colour photographs by Geoff Higgens. 224 pages Includes first-hand historical accounts by O.Sawyer, Jack Seymour, Margaret Seymour, C.W. Rolfe-Neville, Hume Nesbitt. Illustrated with paintings by Michelle Holmes, Poems by A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson, Henry Lawson, Barcroft Boake, and Harry 'The Breaker' Morant. View more info

Image for Nazi Dreamtime : Australian Enthusiasts for Hitler's Germany

Nazi Dreamtime : Australian Enthusiasts for Hitler's Germany

By: Bird, David S.

Price: $47.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267891

ISBN: 1921875429


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 448 pages Nazi Dreamtime is the ground-breaking story of extreme-right, ultra-nationalist thought and practice in Australia in the period immediately before and during the Second World War. It focuses on those native-born Australians who were attracted to the ideology of Nazism in Germany from 1933. Their belief was that the achievements and tenets of the Nazi regime were applicable to Australian political and cultural life to some extent. View more info

Image for The Country's Finest Hour Fifty Years of Rural Broadcasting in Australia

The Country's Finest Hour Fifty Years of Rural Broadcasting in Australia

By: Black, Jenny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Publishing House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID259466

ISBN: 0733304842


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a little faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 184 pages An informal history of ABC Rural radio and television from 1945-1995. View more info