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The Cider Duck., WOODBERRY, Joan.
The Cider Duck.
35.00 AUD

The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804., ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)
The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804.
65.00 AUD

The Convict Ships 1787-1868., BATESON, Charles.
The Convict Ships 1787-1868.
55.00 AUD

Kennedy: the Barcoo and beyond 1847. The journals of Edmund Besley Court Kennedy and Alfred Allaston Turner, with new information on Kennedy's life., BEALE, Edgar
Kennedy: the Barcoo and beyond 1847. The journals of Edmund Besley Court Kennedy and Alfred Allaston Turner, with new information on Kennedy's life.
25.00 AUD

Kennedy, the Barcoo and beyond 1847 : the journals of Edmund Besley Court Kennedy and Alfred Allaston Turner, with new information on Kennedy's life.
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The Hatch and Brood of Time : a study of the first generation of native-born white Australians 1788-1828. Volume One., ROBINSON, Portia.
The Hatch and Brood of Time : a study of the first generation of native-born white Australians 1788-1828. Volume One.
50.00 AUD

Governors' Wives in Colonial Australia.
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First Fleet Artist : George Raper's birds and plants of Australia., GROOM, Linda.
First Fleet Artist : George Raper's birds and plants of Australia.
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An Exelent Coliney : the practical idealists of 1836-1846.
1 An Exelent Coliney : the practical idealists of 1836-1846.
Adelaide Rigby 1978 
x, 174pp, b&w illustrations, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). Slight impression of paper clip at top corner of front endpaper and first leaf. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0727004913 ***The early settlement of South Australia. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Historical Records of New South Wales. Volume 6: King & Bligh, 1806, 1807 & 1808.
2 Historical Records of New South Wales. Volume 6: King & Bligh, 1806, 1807 & 1808.
Sydney Lansdown Slattery 1978 
Facsimile reprint (first published 1898). 876pp, folding maps and illustrations. Brown buckram, decorated in blind, with the dustwrapper. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0868330078 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Symbols of Australia.
3 Symbols of Australia.
Melbourne Mimmo Cozzolino 2000 
20th anniversary edition. Introduced by Geoffrey Blainey and Phillip Adams. 4to. 192pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646403095 ***Commercial art and advertising. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Old New Zealand : a tale of the good old times; and, A History of the war in the North against the chief Heke, in the year 1845, told by an old chief of the Ngapuhi tribe., A Pakeha Maori [F.E. Maning].
4 A Pakeha Maori [F.E. Maning]. Old New Zealand : a tale of the good old times; and, A History of the war in the North against the chief Heke, in the year 1845, told by an old chief of the Ngapuhi tribe.
London Macmillan 1900 
With an Introduction by the late Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery. (Macmillan's Colonial Library, no 418.) xxii, 362pp, 8pp publisher's adverts. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, extremities slightly rubbed. Fore- and foot edges uncut. The endpapers and adjacent leaves are quite spotted, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. Gift inscription. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Shearers., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
5 ADAM SMITH, Patsy. The Shearers.
Melbourne Nelson 1982 
4to. 416pp, well illustrated in b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine and adjacent strip a little faded). A very good clean copy. ***Author's warm inscription on half-title to 'Max & Thedda' - her long time-friends the Tasmanian artist Max Angus and his wife Thedda. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Northern Safari : a souvenir programme., ADAMS, Keith A.
6 ADAMS, Keith A. Northern Safari : a souvenir programme.
Melbourne Author nd [1950s] 
185x165mm. [24]pp, well illustrated with b&w photographs, small slip advertising the film's run at the Star Theatre, Launceston, inserted. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Very good clean copy. ***Promotional booklet for the film of the same name - an 'authentic portrayal of the Australian outdoors and the laws of nature', made by and featuring Keith, Audrey, Margaret and Tiger Adams (the latter a dog). Keith Adams grew up in Bridport, Tasmania. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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7 ALLEN, George Wigram Dundas. EARLY GEORGIAN. Extracts from the Journal of George Allen (1800-1877).
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1958 
First edition. 136pp, pictorial eps. Cloth with d/w (very sl wear to edges). Very good. ***Allen was the first attorney and solicitor to be educated in New South Wales. His journal provides 'an illuminating picture of life in early Sydney'. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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8 ALLINSON, Sydney. Jeremy Kane: a Canadian historical adventure novel of the 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion, and its brutal aftermath in the Australian penal colonies.
Princeton, New Jersey Xlibris [for the author] 1998 
366pp. Soft covers, spine slightly faded. Very good. ISBN 073880102X 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Stapylton: with Major Mitchell's Australia Felix expedition 1836., ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)
9 ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed) Stapylton: with Major Mitchell's Australia Felix expedition 1836.
Hobart Blubber Head Press 1986 
1000 numbered and signed copies. 296pp, illustrations, maps. Blue linen, gilt decoration and titles, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528140 ***The previously unpublished journal of Mitchell's second-in-command, with commentary. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804., ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)
10 ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed) The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804.
Hobart Blubber Head Press 1984 0908528124 / 9780908528127 
The edition was of 375 numbered and signed copies: this copy out-of-series (neither signed nor numbered). 150pp, illustrations, maps. Green cloth, gilt device on the upper board, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0 908528 12 4 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804., ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)
11 ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed) The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804.
Hobart Blubber Head Press 1984 
No XVIII of XXV copies signed by the editor. 150pp, illustrations & maps. The special issue bound in half green leather and green cloth by the Dove Bindery. Gilt decoration on upper board and gilt spine titles, in mylar dustwrapper and matching slipcase. Slight fading at head of spine and the mylar wrapper slightly rubbed, otherwise fine. ***The standard issue of this book was itself limited to 375 numbered and signed copies. ISBN 0 908528 12 4 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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Natural Curiosity : unseen art of the First Fleet., ANEMAAT, Louise.
12 ANEMAAT, Louise. Natural Curiosity : unseen art of the First Fleet.
Sydney New South 2014 
4to. 2546pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Limp pictorial papered boards. Fine. (new). ISBN 1742234097 ***Numerous illustrations of Australian natural history, many unseen prior to 2011, by First Fleet artists such as Thomas Watling, John Doody and 'the Port Jackson painter'. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The ANZAC Book : written and illustrated in Gallipoli by the men of Anzac., ANZAC:
13 ANZAC: The ANZAC Book : written and illustrated in Gallipoli by the men of Anzac.
London Cassell 1916 
4to. 170pp, colour and b&w illustrations, folding map. Original blue cloth with inlaid colour illustration on the upper board, lettered in navy blue on the front and gilt on the spine, with the uncommon dustwrapper featuring a cut-away oval shape to reveal the illustration on the upper board. The wrapper has a few short tears to the edges neatly closed with archival tape and is now in a new protective sleeve. Contemporary gift inscription on front endpaper. The endpapers have some offsetting, otherwise a very good clean copy, although the text pages are age-yellowed as usual. 
Price: 300.00 AUD
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The ANZAC Book : written and illustrated in Gallipoli by the men of Anzac., ANZAC:
14 ANZAC: The ANZAC Book : written and illustrated in Gallipoli by the men of Anzac.
London Cassell 1916 
4to. 170pp, colour and b&w illustrations, folding map. Original blue cloth with inlaid colour illustration on the upper board, lettered in navy blue on the front and gilt on the spin; the corners a little rubbed. Internally very clean, although the text pages are age-yellowed as usual. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 250.00 AUD
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The Beginning : European discovery and early settlement of Swan River, Western Australia., APPLEYARD, R.T. & Toby Manford.
15 APPLEYARD, R.T. & Toby Manford. The Beginning : European discovery and early settlement of Swan River, Western Australia.
Nedlands, W.A. University of Western Australia Press 1979 
4to. 240pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0855641460 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Building a Nation : a history of the Australian house., ARCHER, John.
16 ARCHER, John. Building a Nation : a history of the Australian house.
Melbourne Collins 1987 
Square 4to. 240pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0002174987 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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17 ATKINSON, Alan (ed). The Push from the Bush : a bulletin of social history. No 24, April 1987.
Armidale University of New England 1987 
88pp. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. Articles: 'Emptying the hulks: Duncan Campbell and the first three fleets to Australia' (Dan Byrnes); 'The Future of Botany Bay'; 'Gender in early NSW society' (Marian Aveling); 'A Moderate System of Passport'; 'The Primitive Origins of Parliament' (Alan Atkinson); 'The Ghosts of Castlereagh'; Reply to Miriam Dixson (Kim Humphery). ***A product of the research for the 1838 'slice' of The Australians: a bicentennial history, The Push from the Bush was the only publication of this bicentennial project to outlive its immediate purpose (thirty issues were published 1978-92). It helped to pioneer 'a type of methodology which is now ubiquitous in this country'. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Letters of F.W. Ludwig Leichhardt : in three volumes., AUROUSSEAU, M. (Ed.)
18 AUROUSSEAU, M. (Ed.) The Letters of F.W. Ludwig Leichhardt : in three volumes.
London Cambridge University Press 1968 
Collected and newly translated by M. Aurousseau. Hakluyt Society Second Series No. CXXXIII,CXXXIV and CXXXV. 1176pp, frontis portrait in Vol 1, maps. Each volume in the publisher's binding of blue cloth with gold blocked decoration on upper board, some fading to the spines. All dustwrappers present but with yellowed spines and chipped at the extremities, now in protective sleeves. Edges yellowed, otherwise in good+ clean condition. Owner's name in each volume. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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19 Australia: Glimpses of Australia: an album of photographic gems. Depicting scenes, cities, industries, and interesting phases of Australian life, with concise literary descriptions.
Melbourne Gordon & Gotch 1987 
Reprint of the 1897 edition. 2 volumes. Oblong 4to. 388&388pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth with dustwrappers. Very good to fine. ISBN 0958854203 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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20 Australian Literature: COMMONWEALTH LITERARY FUND LECTURES 1963. Australian English by W.S. Ransom. The Literary Career of J.F. Mortlock by G.A. Wilkes.
Canberra Australian National University [1963?] 
26pp, wrappers. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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