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Image for Journey of Freedom.

Journey of Freedom.

By: FINLAY, Eileen.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Publishers Distributing Co.: 1950

Seller ID: 31384


First edition. 282pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper (some small chips from extremities, light stain on spine). Interior clean and fresh. Owner's name on front free endpaper. Very good. View more info

In The Days of Thunderbolt and Moonlight.

By: FITCHETT, W.H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Fitchett Bros: nd

Seller ID: 26853


(Epic Pages from Australian's Story, No. 2.) 64pp. Stapled in the original illustrated wrappers. Owner's name. Margins a little spotted, otherwise very good. ****Wrapper adds 'The Dramatic Story of the Second Generation of Bushrangers'. View more info

Forty Years' Poems.

By: FITZGERALD, Robert D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1965

Seller ID: 9677


242pp. Original cloth (a little flecking). Owner's name on ffep. Good to very good. View more info

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Charles Kingsford Smith and those magniificent men.

By: FITZSIMONS, Peter.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Harper Collins: 2009

Seller ID: 34908


680pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy, inscribed by the author. ISBN 0732284872 View more info

Image for A Voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 and 1803 in His Majesty's Ship the Investigator…

A Voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 and 1803 in His Majesty's Ship the Investigator…

By: FLINDERS, Matthew.

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1966

Seller ID: 34105


(Australian Facsimile Editions, 37.) Two volumes and box of charts/plates. Large 4to. 269 & 613pp; 16 charts, 4 coastal profile sheets, 10 botanical plates - all folded and in the box. Canvas bookcloth with spine labels. Two slight indentations in the fore-edge of the lower board of Vol 2, otherwise a very good clean set. View more info

Northern Frontiers.

By: FLYNN, Frank with Keith Willey.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, F.P. Leonard: nd

Seller ID: 14672


210pp, b&w photographs, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards (small marks) with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed). Very good. View more info

Image for Convicts and Empire : a naval question 1776-1811.

Convicts and Empire : a naval question 1776-1811.

By: FROST, Alan.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 7898


First edition. 240pp, 4 illustrations, 2 maps, endpaper map. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Arthur Phillip 1738-1814 : his voyaging.

Arthur Phillip 1738-1814 : his voyaging.

By: FROST, Alan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 7721


Small 4to. 320pp, illustrated in colour and b&w and colour, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). A very good clean copy. View more info

A Biographical Register 1788-1939. Notes from the name index of the Australian Dictionary of Biography - Volume I: A-K. Volume II: L-Z.

By: GIBBNEY, H.J. & Ann G. Smith (eds)

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Dictionary of Biography: 1987

Seller ID: 28313


2 volumes. 403 & 429pp. Soft covers, spines slightly faded. Very good. ISBN 0731501047 View more info

Image for The Journal of a Forgotten Expedition in 1875.

The Journal of a Forgotten Expedition in 1875.

By: GILES, Edward : edited by James Bosanquet.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1979

Seller ID: 33200


#69 of 500 copies, initialled by the publisher.220 copies. 4to. xvi, 54pp, double-page maps, frontis, facsimile of the original title-page. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine a trifle sunned,now in protective sleeve ). Head and foot edges of th boards a trifle silverfished, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Daddy We Hardly Knew You.

By: GREER, Germaine.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1989

Seller ID: 31374


312pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges a little yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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Forest of Ash : an environmental history.

By: GRIFFITHS, Tom.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 35799


Large 8vo. 228pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0521012341 ***The story of the giant eucalypt, the Mountain Ash. View more info

Sweers Islands Unveiled. Details from Abel Tasman and Matthew Flinders' explorations of Australia.

By: Høgenhoff, Carsten Berg, et al.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Oslo, Høgenhoff Forlag: 2006

Seller ID: 21426


In co-operation with Lyn & Tex Battle, Bob Forsyth & Annette Sweerts. Foreword by Paul Brunton. 44pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Stapled in wrappers. New copy. ***Follows the paths of Tasman and Flinders, investigating the places they named after Salomon Sweers (1612-1674), Councillor of the Dutch East India Company in Batavia in the 1640s. View more info

Death or Liberty : the convicts of the 'Britannia', Ireland to Botany Bay, 1797.

By: HALL, Barbara.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Author: 2006

Seller ID: 24408


258pp. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0958149925 ***Traces the lives (and crimes) of the 200 convicts transported to Australia on this ship. View more info

Image for The Girl Who Stole Stockings : the true story of Susannah Noon and the women of the convict ship Friends.

The Girl Who Stole Stockings : the true story of Susannah Noon and the women of the convict ship Friends.

By: HARDIE, Elspeth.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Teachers of Media: 2015

Seller ID: 35588


Tall 8vo. 344pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. The outer corners of the front cover a trifle creased; otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 187646724X ***The ship Friends sailed from England in 1811 carrying 101 female convicts bound for New South Wales. The crimes of the women and girls on board ranged from pickpocketing to murder, but most were convicted of theft, including the teen-aged Susannah Noon who tried to steal four pairs of cotton stockings fro... View more info

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Nor' Westers of the Pilbara breed.

By: HARDIE, Jenny.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Perth, Hesperian Press for the Shire of Port Hedland: 1981

Seller ID: 35511


Small 4to. 264pp, well illustrated. Pictorial papered boards, spine a trifle sunned. Gift inscription in a child's hand on half title. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0859050874 *** 'The story of brave ancestors who pioneered the outback Pilbara in Western Australia.' View more info

Image for Studies from Terra Australis to Australia.

Studies from Terra Australis to Australia.

By: HARDY, John and Alan Frost (eds).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Academy of the Humanities: 1989

Seller ID: 32250


(Australian Academy of the Humanities, Occasional Paper no 6.) Small 4to. 278pp, illustrated. Very good to fine. ***Papers presented to the 'Terra Australis to Australia' conference at the University of Sydney, 1988. View more info

POETIC GEMS.

By: HARRIS, Max.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Mary Martin Books: 1979

Seller ID: 13417


50pp. Soft covers. Light spotting on first few leaves, rear fep and edges. Very good. View more info

Image for The Government and the People 1939-1941. Australia in the War of 1939-1945. Series 4 (Civil), no I.

The Government and the People 1939-1941. Australia in the War of 1939-1945. Series 4 (Civil), no I.

By: HASLUCK, Paul.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian War Memorial: 1965

Seller ID: 10402


(Australia in the War of 1939-1945. Series 4, Civil, no I.) Second impression. 644pp, b&w photographs, cartoons. Green buckram with dustwrapper (spine a little faded, a couple of light stains to the blurbs, now in protective sleeve). Top edges a little spotted, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. View more info

Journal of the Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society, numbers 1-3. [1] Some Men of Wagga Wagga [2] More Men - and Women - of Wagga Wagga [3] People and Events of Wagga Wagga and District.

By: HEYDON, P.R., John Hurst and K.J. Swan.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wagga Wagga, The Society: 1968

Seller ID: 30435


64/56/56pp, black & white illustrations, maps. Stapled in stiff wrappers, owner's name on cover of Number 3. Very good. View more info

Image for The Kon-Tiki Expedition : by raft across the South Seas.

The Kon-Tiki Expedition : by raft across the South Seas.

By: HEYERDAHL, Thor.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1963

Seller ID: 8135


Umpteenth impression. 235pp, b/w photographs, route diagram.Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top corner of front free endpaper clipped away, edges spotted, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

The Voyage of Torres : the discovery of the southern coastline of New Guinea and Torres Strait by Captain Luis Baez de Torres in 1606.

By: HILDER, Brett.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brisbane, UQP: 1980

Seller ID: 5917


194pp, 64 illustrations & maps, 5 colour plates (2 double-page). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [I/9]. Series I. Governors' Despatches to and from England. Volume IX : January 1816 - December 1818.

Historical Records of Australia [I/9]. Series I. Governors' Despatches to and from England. Volume IX : January 1816 - December 1818.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Canberra, Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament: 1917/ 1971

Seller ID: 34445


Single volume. Reprint. 968pp. Navy blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt. A very good clean copy. ***During Governor Macquarie's time. View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [complete set of the original issue in 33 volumes].

Historical Records of Australia [complete set of the original issue in 33 volumes].

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Canberra, Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament: 1914-25.

Seller ID: 35874


Series I: Governors' Despatches to and from England (26 volumes, 1914-25). Series III: Despatches and Papers relating to the Settlement of the States (6 volumes, 1921-23). Series IV: Legal papers (1 volume, 1922). 33 volumes in total, all published (at the time, see note re Series III below). The projected Series II was never issued. This set is uniformly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles and rules on the spines - the later binding (1970s) using, for most volumes, the... View more info

Image for Orphans of History : the forgotten children of the First Fleet.

Orphans of History : the forgotten children of the First Fleet.

By: HOLDEN, Robert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text: 1999

Seller ID: 15503


220pp, b&w illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1875847081 View more info

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The Wandering Islands.

By: HOPE, A.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Edwards and Shaw: 1956

Seller ID: 34586


Second impression. Tall 8vo. 74pp. Papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed; the printer has cut it a bit too tall). Head and tail of spine a little bumped, otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Hope's first published collection. View more info

Image for King of the Australian Coast : the work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst, 1817-1822.

King of the Australian Coast : the work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst, 1817-1822.

By: HORDERN, Marsden.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1997

Seller ID: 31893


(Miegunyah Press Series 2, no 16.) First edition. 1500 copies. xxii, 442pp, 45 plates (16 colour), 6 illustrations, 7 maps, 9 folding maps in end-pocket. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 052284720X View more info

Image for King of the Australian Coast : the work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst, 1817-1822.

King of the Australian Coast : the work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst, 1817-1822.

By: HORDERN, Marsden.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1997

Seller ID: 32910


(Miegunyah Press Series 2, no 16.) First edition. 1500 copies. xxii, 442pp, 45 plates (16 colour), 6 illustrations, 7 maps, 9 folding maps in end-pocket. Cloth-texturerd papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). The endpapers and the rear pocket have slight markings from a previous covering. Gift inscription on half-title. A very good clean copy. ISBN 052284720X View more info

Image for The French Reconnaissance : Baudin in Australia 1801-1803.

The French Reconnaissance : Baudin in Australia 1801-1803.

By: HORNER, Frank.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1987

Seller ID: 32145


First edition. 462pp, 16 plates, maps & line drawings. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0522843395 View more info

Image for The Fatal Shore: a history of the transportation of convicts to Australia, 1787-1868.

The Fatal Shore: a history of the transportation of convicts to Australia, 1787-1868.

By: HUGHES, Robert.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1987

Seller ID: 10489


Reprint. 688pp, 6 maps (3 double-page), 16pp b&w illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0002173611 View more info

Image for The Hunter Sketchbook : birds & flowers of New South Wales drawn on the spot in 1788, 89 & 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet.

The Hunter Sketchbook : birds & flowers of New South Wales drawn on the spot in 1788, 89 & 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet.

By: HUNTER, Capt. John : edited by John Calaby et al.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 1989

Seller ID: 32029


#81 of 500 copies thus. 4to. 252pp, 100 colour plates and other illustrations. Quarter-bound in leather and papered sides, with the slipcase. Fine. View more info

Image for Lightning Ridge : the land of Black Opals.

Lightning Ridge : the land of Black Opals.

By: IDRIESS, Ion L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1940

Seller ID: 32327


First edition. 252pp, frontis & 9 other plates. Original red cloth, spine faded, extremities a little rubbed. Spotting on edges and those pages adjacent to the plates, otherwise clean and in good+ condition. View more info

Image for Over the Range : sunshine and shadow in the Kimberleys.

Over the Range : sunshine and shadow in the Kimberleys.

By: IDRIESS, Ion L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: November,1937

Seller ID: 32188


Second edition [impression]. x, 316pp, [12]pp publisher's advertisements; frontispiece and further black and white photographs, map on both free endpapers. Orange cloth (spine faded, some tiny marks); slightly canted. Edges and endpapers spotted, light yellowing on margins of photographic plates, otherwise interior clean. Annotation on page 316 (end of text) relating to Tracker Larry. A good copy. ***The story of a patrol in the north-west Kimberley. View more info

Image for The Vanished People.

The Vanished People.

By: IDRIESS, Ion L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1955

Seller ID: 32325


First edition. xii, 210pp, frontis & 39 photographic illustrations on 14 plates, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (poor - spine faded and many large chips, now in protective sleeve). Edges yellowed. Owner's name. Good in a poor d/w. View more info

Flynn of the Inland.

By: IDRIESS, Ion L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1937

Seller ID: 9851


16th edition. 306pp, coloured endpaper maps, b&w illustrations. Original brown lettered cloth; extremities a little rubbed. Edges spotted, stamp of bookseller at foot of title page. A good clean copy. . View more info

Image for Over the Range : sunshine and shadow in the Kimberleys.

Over the Range : sunshine and shadow in the Kimberleys.

By: IDRIESS, Ion L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1945

Seller ID: 34172


8th edition. Small 8vo. 316pp, frontis, endpaper map. Red cloth (no dustwrapper). The volume slightly canted, pages a little browned. A good clean copy. Owner's name. ***The story of a patrol in the north-west Kimberley. View more info

True Patriots All; or, News from Early Australia, - as told in a collection of broadsides.

By: INGLETON, Geoffrey Chapman.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1966

Seller ID: 26897


3rd imp. 4to. 280pp, tipped-in coloured frontis (Gov. Arthur's signboard message to the VDL Aborigines), other illustrations in b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, slight chipping at head and tail of spine). Owner's details on front free endpaper. Very good. View more info

Image for Business Lectures for Business Men : 1941 Session, lectures 5 and 6. 'War Time Wages Policy--its incidence and issues' / 'Democracy--the crown of freedom'.

Business Lectures for Business Men : 1941 Session, lectures 5 and 6. 'War Time Wages Policy--its incidence and issues' / 'Democracy--the crown of freedom'.

By: ISLES, Professor K.S. [wages] and Dr A.H. Martin [democracy].

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Blennerhassett's Institute of Accountancy: 1941

Seller ID: 35508


36pp. Includes a list of the 1941 series of lectures. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Some fading to wrappers, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Six Months in South Australia; with some account of Port Phillip and Portland Bay, in Australia Felix; with advice to emigrants; to which is added a monthly calendar of gardening and agriculture adapted to the climate and seasons.

By: James, T. Horton

Price: $77.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Friends of the State Library of South Australia: 1999

Seller ID: 23517


(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 219.) First published by J. Cross: London, 1838 . 600 copies (of which 99 were numbered and bound in quarter-leather). Small 8vo. [xii], viii, 295, [4]pp, folding map. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Fine. View more info

Love Thy Land: a study of the Shire of Albany, Western Australia.

By: JOHNSON, Les.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Western Australia, Albany Shire Council: 1982

Seller ID: 27415


229pp, illus, addenda/corrigenda slip loosely inserted. Original papered boards with dustwrapper. Inscription on front paste-down obscured with liquid paper. Very good. ISBN 0959695745 View more info

Australian Ferns and Fern Allies.

By: JONES, D.L. and S.C. Clemesha.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sydney, Reed: 1984

Seller ID: 13402


2nd edition, reprint. Small 4to. 232pp, colour photographs, line illus. Original cloth-textured papered boards (head and tail edges slightly rubbed) with dustwrapper (spine sunned, head od spine shipped, in protective sleeve). Owner's name/address on both paste-downs, the one at the front obscured with felt pen, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Image for Where Have All the Flour Mills Gone? A history of W.S. Kimpton and Sons - flour millers 1875 to 1980.

Where Have All the Flour Mills Gone? A history of W.S. Kimpton and Sons - flour millers 1875 to 1980.

By: JONES, W. Lewis.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 7964


199pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Clot-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine quite faded). Inkstamp and inscription from the (then late) author's family on verso of front endpaper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959112200 View more info

In the Living Forest. An exploration of Australia's forest community: industry, science, technology, government, tourism, management, conservation, planning.

By: Keeney, John (editor in chief).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, ETN Communications: 2005

Seller ID: 28818


4to. 192pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0958020779 ***Produced for the Australian forestry industry. View more info

THE PLAYMAKER.

By: KENEALLY, Thomas.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1987

Seller ID: 12312


First edn. 310pp. Original cloth-textured papered boards with d/w. Edges a little yellowed. Very good. View more info

THE RECOLLECTIONS OF GEOFFRY HAMLYN.

By: KINGSLEY, Henry.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Home Entertainment Library: 1935

Seller ID: 16430


474pp. Original cloth. Spotting on eps, first and last couple of pages and edges, o/w very good. ***Australian interest. View more info

Image for The Murray River : being a journal of the voyage of the 'Lady Augusta' steamer from the Goolwa, in South Australia, to Gannewarra, above Swan Hill, Victoria; a distance from the sea mouth of 1400 miles.

The Murray River : being a journal of the voyage of the 'Lady Augusta' steamer from the Goolwa, in South Australia, to Gannewarra, above Swan Hill, Victoria; a distance from the sea mouth of 1400 miles.

By: KINLOCH, Arthur.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Friends of the State Library of South Australia: 1997

Seller ID: 32317


(Australiana Facsimile Editions no 212.) 500 copies (401 thus). vi, 46pp, frontis, folding map. Green cloth, decorated in blind. Fine. ISBN 187615408X ***First published in Adelaide, 1853. View more info

GEORGE JOHNSTON. A Biography.

By: KINNANE, Garry.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1986

Seller ID: 14485


Reprint. 329pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine lightly sunned and a little rubbed at tail). Very good. View more info

Image for Knopwood's Port Phillip Diary, 9 October 1803 - 31 January 1804.

Knopwood's Port Phillip Diary, 9 October 1803 - 31 January 1804.

By: KNOPWOOD, Rev Robert.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Malvern, Victoria, Banks Society: 2010

Seller ID: 17332


Edited and introduced by John Currey. Revised edition. 110pp, black & white illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949586129 ***A rare historical record of Victoria's first European settlement at Sullivan Bay, 1803-1804. View more info

Image for Across the Sea Wall.

Across the Sea Wall.

By: KOCH, C.J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1982

Seller ID: 26738


Revised edition, the first issue. Small 8vo. 141pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (very slight surface rubbing, now in protective sleeve ). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0207144427 *** First published in 1965 and, like his first novel The Boys in the Island, revised when reissued. An author's note explains the changes. View more info

Image for Across the Sea Wall.

Across the Sea Wall.

By: KOCH, C.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1982

Seller ID: 33541


Revised edition. Small 8vo. 141pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0207144508 *** First published in 1965 and, like his first novel The Boys in the Island, revised when reissued. An author's note explains the changes. View more info