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Image for Outback Heroes

Outback Heroes

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cornstalk Publishing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID303309

ISBN: 0701815620


Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and plates. 255 pages View more info

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The Quiet Invasion: A History of Early Sydney

By: Ailwood, Tim

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300086

ISBN: 1925588971


MINT - a NEW copy. 383 pages Quiet Invasion is the true history of Sydney's first four years. A story of first contact, disease and famine, misunderstandings and bloody mindedness, tragedy and resilience. This history explodes the myths about the first years of the convict settlement on the shores of Sydney Cove and should change the way you feel about Australian history. Week by week, month by month, a detailed story of invader and invaded unfolds as the town of Sydney ... 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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A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present

By: Alexander, Alison

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Sydney, Duffy and Snellgrove: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID215229

ISBN: 1876631090


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. [x] 300 pages View more info

Image for Men and Manners in Australia. Being a Social and Economic Sketch History

Men and Manners in Australia. Being a Social and Economic Sketch History

By: Allan, J.Alex.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F.W. Cheshire: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID275062


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red leatherette boards are a little rubbed at spine ends and there is some mild offset to free endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 176 pages 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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Silent System: Forgotten Australians and the Institutionalisation of Women and Children

By: Ashton, Paul and Wilson, Jacqueline Z. [Edited by]

Price: $36.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287249

ISBN: 1925003787


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 224 pages During the twentieth century in Australia more than half-a-million children grew up in 'out-of-home' care in over 800 institutions, including children's homes, foster homes, industrial schools and orphanages. A regime of mass institutionalisation was sanctioned by legislation and administered by either the state or by non-government bodies such as churches and... View more info

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The Europeans in Australia A History Volume 1 The Beginning

By: Atkinson, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291188

ISBN: 019553641X


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 & maps. Uncommon in hardback. 429 pages Volume 1 of a three volume set. 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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Australian Chimneys and Cookhouses

By: Baglin, Elaine and Douglass

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Murray Child: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID186858

ISBN: 0908048181


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 Colour photographs. 80pages 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

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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

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 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 B... View more info

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The Spying Game : An Australian Angle

By: Bennett, Bruce

Price: $42.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267893

ISBN: 1921875682


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 222 pages What are the roles of reason and imagination in secret intelligence? How do apparently normal people get involved? What happens to them? While British, American and Soviet empires have produced plentiful supplies of heroes, villains and stirring tales, Australians have typically averted their gaze from this country's involvement in the ‘second oldest profession’. And yet espionage has been a ... View more info

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French Lives in Australia. A Collection of Biographical Essays

By: Berti, Eric [Conceived and Introduced by] and Barko, Ivan [Edited by ] Assisted by Edward Duyker and William Land

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286100

ISBN: 1925333035


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 453 pages For a long time the French presence in Australia remained understated, yet French nationals were present from the very beginning of the colonial period. Their contribution to the European discovery of the country and to its economic, cultural and social development was significant. This book tells the stories of twenty-four leading French figures in Australia ... View more info