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Francois Peron : an impetuous life : naturalist and voyager., DUYKER, Edward.
Francois Peron : an impetuous life : naturalist and voyager.
85.00 AUD

A Voyage to New South Wales : the journal of Lieutenant William Bradley RN of HMS Sirius 1786-1792., BRADLEY, William.
A Voyage to New South Wales : the journal of Lieutenant William Bradley RN of HMS Sirius 1786-1792.
60.00 AUD

Design for Convicts : an account of design for convict establishments in the Australian colonies during the transportation era., KERR, James Semple.
Design for Convicts : an account of design for convict establishments in the Australian colonies during the transportation era.
65.00 AUD

The Second Fleet : Britain's grim convict armada of 1790., FLYNN, Michael.
The Second Fleet : Britain's grim convict armada of 1790.
150.00 AUD

Leichhardt's Expeditioners : in the Australian Wilderness 1844-1845., SPROD, Dan.
Leichhardt's Expeditioners : in the Australian Wilderness 1844-1845.
25.00 AUD

The Endeavour Journal of Joseph Banks 1768-1771., Banks, Joseph : edited by J.C. Beaglehole.
The Endeavour Journal of Joseph Banks 1768-1771.
200.00 AUD

Matthew Flinders : personal letters from an extraordinary life., Flinders, Matthew : edited and annotated by Paul Brunton.
Matthew Flinders : personal letters from an extraordinary life.
50.00 AUD

Norfolk Island and its first settlement, 1788-1814., NOBBS, Raymond (ed).
Norfolk Island and its first settlement, 1788-1814.
125.00 AUD

 

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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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National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries.
3 National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries.
Canberra National Library of Australia 2005 
Introduction text by Tim Bonyhady. Large 4to. xii, 162pp, well illustrated in colour, exhibition checklist, bibliography and index of essays. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 064227620X ***Published for a touring exhibition. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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4 Round About the Torres Straits : a record of Australian Church Missions.
London Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1925 
95pp, 8 black & white photographs, map. Original illustrated cloth-textured papered boards (spine a little discoloured). Offsetting on endpapers. Spotting on first and last few pages, a few light spots occasionally in the interior, edges spotted. Good+. 
Price: 20.00 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].
5 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.
6 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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When We Rode the Rails., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
7 ADAM SMITH, Patsy. When We Rode the Rails.
Melb. Dent 1987 
Reprint. 4to. 246pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Northern Safari : a souvenir programme., ADAMS, Keith A.
8 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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Symbols of Australia., Advertising:
9 Advertising: 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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10 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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11 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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12 ALOMES, Stephen. WHEN LONDON CALLS. The Expatriation of Australian Creative Artists to Britain.
Melbourne Cambridge University Press 1999 
320pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards with d/w. Fine. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Diaries of John McConnell Black.  Volume I: Diaries One to Four, 1875-1886, with selected extracts from his memoirs., ANDREW, Marjorie & Shirley Clissold (eds)
13 ANDREW, Marjorie & Shirley Clissold (eds) The Diaries of John McConnell Black. Volume I: Diaries One to Four, 1875-1886, with selected extracts from his memoirs.
Adelaide Investigator Press 1986 
272pp, illustrated. Pictorial papered boards, as issued. Fine. Signed by Shirley Clissold. ISBN 085864102X 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Stapylton: with Major Mitchell's Australia Felix expedition 1836., ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)
14 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)
15 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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The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804., ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)
16 ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed) The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804.
Hobart Blubber Head Press 1984 
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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Natural Curiosity : unseen art of the First Fleet., ANEMAAT, Louise.
17 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:
18 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:
19 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.
20 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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