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The Sea Journals of Annie and Amy Henning.

By: Thomas, Joan (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Halstead Press: 1984

Seller ID: 24633


142pp, illustrated in b&w. Index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Owner's name on title page. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909134685 View more info

Substance of a Speech delivered by Colonel Torrens, in the House of Commons, 15th February,1827, on the motion of Sir Robert Wilmot Horton, Bart. for the re-appointment of a select committee on emigration from the United Kingdom. Second edition.

By: TORRENS, Colonel.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1962

Seller ID: 7768


(South Australian Facsimile Editions no 38.) 45 copies. 56pp. Vinyl covered boards. Very good. ***Originally printed by T. Brettell, 1827 [?] - Ferguson 1148. View more info

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Kellyana.

By: TURNBULL, Clive.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Hawthorn Press: 1943

Seller ID: 31534


12pp, sewn in stiff card covers with attached dustwrapper (a little creasing and slight discolouration along extremities, 2 small spots on front, booksellers' small sticker on lower edge of front flap). A very good clean copy. View more info

LIVING STONES. The Story of the Methodist Church in Canberra.

By: UDY, James S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sacha Books: 1974

Seller ID: 8019


186pp, illus in b/w. Cloth-textured papered boards with d/w small tape repair). Pasted onto ffep: Canberra Central Parish newsletter[?]. Very good. View more info

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Contributions to the Mineralogy of Victoria.

By: ULRICH, George H.F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, National Museum of Victoria / Mineralogical Society of Victoria: nd

Seller ID: 32839


Facsimile reprint (first published Melbourne, 1870.) Tall 8vo. 32pp, stapled in stiff wrappers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Insignia - State of Victoria, Australia.

By: Victoria:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, State of Victoria: 1975

Seller ID: 28173


4to folder, with 5 folded sheets, printed in colour, showing the Amorial Ensign, State Flag, Floral Emblem, Faunal Emblem I, Faunal Emblem II. Premier's Dept with compliments slip loosely inserted, owner's bookplate on blurb flap of front cover. Extremities a little rubbed, otherwise very good. View more info

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Latest Information with regard to Australia Felix, the finest province of the great territory of New South Wales; including the history, geography, natural resources, government, commerce, and finances of Port Phillip...

By: Victoria:

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carlton, Vic., Queensberry Hill Press: 1977

Seller ID: 35986


[title continues] sketches of the aboriginal population, and advice to emigrants; by the Editor of the Port Phillip Gazette, Melbourne. Facsimile reprint. #228 of 300 numbered copies. [viii], ii, [5]-118pp, [16]pp (errata, 9pp adverts, index, list of advertisers). Hand-bound in half leather and cloth; raised bands and spine label, gilt, in light card slipcase. A fine clean copy. ***First published by Arden and Strode 1840 (Ferguson 2909). View more info

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Historical Records of Victoria. Volume Three: The Early Development of Melbourne 1836-1839

By: Victoria: JONES, Pauline (ed)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Government Printer: 1981

Seller ID: 30693


(Foundation series, Editor-in-Chief: Michael Cannon.) xix, 670pp, 14 folding plates (most in colour), other illustrations. De-luxe issue in gilt- and blind-stamped morocco, pictorial endpapers. The edges slightly soiled, faint marks at head of both free endpapers left by tape from a previous covering, otherwise very good to fine. View more info

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New Holland Journal, November 1833 - October 1834.

By: Von HÜGEL, Baron Charles.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melb., Miegunyah Press (MUP) in assoc. with the State Library of NSW: 1994

Seller ID: 4726


Translated and edited Dymphna Clark. Botanical Index by Roger Hnatiuk. xxii, 540pp, 20 coloured plates and many other illustrations, 4 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little faded). Very good. ***Von Hügel was an Austrian diplomat with an interest in exotic plants. His journal (held by the Mitchell Library) details his travels in the Aust. colonies - Swan River & King George Sound, Van Diemen's Land (pp. 96-167), NSW and Norfolk Island - 'an insightful record of the flora he found here and the people he met... with acute and generally unflattering commentari... View more info

Intellect and Emotion : perspectives on Australian history. Essays in honour of Michael Roe.

By: WALKER, David and Michael Bennett (eds).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Geelong, Centre for Australian Studies (Deakin University) & Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1998

Seller ID: 5463


200 numbered copies, signed by Michael Roe. Large 8vo. 245pp, frontis portrait. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). Very good to fine. ISBN 0859017834 ***Twelve essays on what might broadly be termed Australian 'cultural history', first presented at a symposium to mark the retirement of Professor Roe, concluding with a bibliography of his published work. The contents also appear under separate cover as issue 16 of Australian Cultural Studies. Of particular Tasmanian interest is Stefan Petrow's paper 'The Last Man' on the mutilation of the body of William Lanne in 1869. View more info

A Month in the Bush of Australia. Journal of one of a party of gentlemen who recently travelled from Sydney to Port Phillip - with some remarks on the present state of the farming establishments and society in the settled parts of the Argyle Country.

By: WALKER, Thomas.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1965

Seller ID: 7766


(Australiana Facsimile Editions no 114.) [ii], iv, 54pp. Vinyl bookcloth, as issued (without dustwrapper). A little faint foxing on the endpapers, a few small stains on the front eps. The pencilled signature of the historian L.F. Fitzhardinge, and his small ownership label. Very good. ***Originally published by J. Cross, London, 1838. View more info

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Cottage and Garden in Australia.

By: WALLING, Edna.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 16491


First edition. 4to. 150pp, coloured frontis, sepia illustrations and plans, photographic endpapers. Original green cloth; a little faded along the lower edges. The book itself is in good to very good condition. The dustwrapper is present but damaged: chipped along the edges, lacking a piece from the lower front corner, and very crudely repaired with tape on both faces and bits of card. We have put it inside a protective sleeve but haven't attempted any improvements. View more info

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Australian Rare Books 1788-1900 [with] First News From Botany Bay : the London Chronicle account of the foundation of Australia in 1788.

By: WANTRUP, Jonathan.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hordern House: 1987

Seller ID: 35980


Special edition: #125 of 125 copies, signed by Wantrup. Two volumes. Small 4to. 468pp, tipped-in colour frontispiece, b&w illustrations, map endpapers & viii, 32pp, b&w frontis. Quarter-bound in contrasting brown cloths, with the slipcase. A fine clean set. ***The definitive study. View more info

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Earl Grey and the Australian colonies 1846-1857 : a study of self-government and self-interest.

By: WARD, John M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1958

Seller ID: 9878


496pp, frontis, map. Cloth with dustwrapper (top edge a trifle chipped, now in protective sleeve). Offsetting on endpapers; owner's name. A very good clean copy. View more info

Fighting Over the Forests.

By: WATSON, Ian.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1990

Seller ID: 28158


174pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0044422083 View more info

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The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade : a record of voyages and experiences in the Western Pacific, from 1875 to 1891.

By: WAWN, William T.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 31919


First edition. Tall 8vo. xvi, 440pp; frontis, numerous text illustrations and a few plates, from the author's own sketches, 5 coloured maps. Original blue cloth, extremities a little rubbed. Short closed clean tear to front free endpaper, edges a little spotted and few light spots on early and late leaves, otherwise a very good clean copy.. ISBN 0708108229 View more info

Kilauea. The Newest Land on Earth.

By: WEISEL, Dorian (photographs by).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press: 1990

Seller ID: 21849


Text by Christina Heliker. 4to. 76pp, profusely illustrated with colour and black & white photographs, colour illustrations, map. Soft covers. Very good+. ISBN 0930897463 View more info

Australian Children's Books: a bibliography. VolumeTwo: 1973-1988.

By: WHITE, Kerry.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1992

Seller ID: 18247


(Miegunyah Press Series, no.7) 4to xxii, 504pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper (spine and 5cms back cover lightly sunned). Very good. ISBN 0522844316 View more info

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature.

By: WILDE, William H., Joy Hooton & Barry Andrews (eds)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, OUP: 2000

Seller ID: 31953


Second edition, reprinted. Thick 8vo. x, 834pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Slight mark at top corner of half-title, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 019553381X View more info

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South Australia : its advantages and its resources.

By: WILKINSON, George Blakiston.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA Government Printer / History Trust of SA: 1983

Seller ID: 34425


Facsimile edition: #732 of 1000 copies. Illustrated by John Michael Skipper with a new Introduction and Notes on the Illustrations by Dr J.M. Tregenza and an Index to the Illustrations by Jean Tregenza. 8vo, 10, xii, 392, 11-26pp, folding map, numerous marginal illustrations (see below), corrigendum slip. Full blue calf, lettered and ruled in gilt, with its plain dustwrapper and posting box (and the original receipt for $89.00). A fine clean (unused) copy. This facsimile is taken from the copy which was presented by the author to his fellow colonist Michael Skipper, and to which Skipper had ma... View more info

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The Annals of Bushranging [New South Wales]. Volume 3: 1827.

By: WILLIAMS, Stephan.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Canberra, Popinjay Publications: 1995

Seller ID: 31120


100 copies only. 4to. iv, 196pp, map of Canberra district, bibliography, index. Soft covers. Very good to fine. View more info

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The Annals of Bushranging [New South Wales]. Volume 4: 1828.

By: WILLIAMS, Stephan.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Canberra, Popinjay Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 31121


80 copies only. 4to. iv, 204pp, bibliography, index. Soft covers. Very good to fine. View more info

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Report on the Present State and Prospects of Lord Howe Island.

By: WILSON, J. Bowie.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sydney, Thomas Richards, Government Printer: 1882

Seller ID: 30452


Large 4to. 40pp, folding frontispiece and other b&w photographic illustrations, 2 folding maps at rear (one, the geological sketch map, is coloured). Original red cloth over bevelled boards, gilt title on the upper, blind rules; extremities rubbed and some light staining. Clean inside. Slight loss to top corner of title-page, a few short clean tears to the maps neatly closed with clear archival tape. A good to very good copy. View more info

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A Missionary Voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean 1796-1798.

By: WILSON, James.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1968

Seller ID: 29191


8vo. xx, [xii], c, 420pp, folding maps, plates. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper (spine sunned, a little light soiling, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***Facsimile reprint (in a reduced format) of Wilson's 1799 publication, with a new introduction by Irmgard Moschner. View more info

The Melbourne Tram Book.

By: WILSON, Randall & Dale Budd.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, UNSW Press: 2003

Seller ID: 25526


Square 8vo. 800pp, illustrated in colour. Soft covers with blurb flaps (these have tear-out postcards, two each at front and rear, both of which are present). Very good. ISBN 0868406465 View more info

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Journal of the Horn Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1894, together with maps and plans; and a Report of the Physical Geography of Australia by Professor R. Tate and J.A. Watt.

By: WINNECKE, Charles.

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Bundaberg, Queensland, Corkwood Press: 1995

Seller ID: 29622


#223 of 300 copies. Facsimile edition (first published 1897). Two parts: 8vo. Text volume: [iv], 86pp, b&w plates. Map folder: 4 folding maps (one very large). Cloth-textured papered boards (as issued, without dustwrapper). Very good to fine. View more info

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Australia in the War of 1939-1945 : Series 1 (Army). Complete in seven volumes.

By: World War II:

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian War Memorial: 1952-1977.

Seller ID: 27619


Series 1 (Army) complete in seven volumes. [I] To Benghazi, by Gavin Long (reprinted with corrections 1961). [II] Greece, Crete and Syria, by Gavin Long (reprinted 1962). [III] Tobruk and El Alamein, by Barton Maughan (1966). [IV] The Japanese Thrust, by Lionel Wigmore (reprinted 1968). [V] South-West Pacific Area - First Year, by Dudley McCarthy (reprinted 1962). [VI] The New Guinea Offensives, by David Dexter (reprinted 1968). [VII] The Final Campaigns, by Gavin Long (1963). Case-bound in red buckram, with dustwrappers. The volumes have some light spotting on the top edges, and less so on th... View more info

AN IRISH HEART.

By: WRIGHT, David McKee.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1918

Seller ID: 12414


137pp, frontis portrait. Original dec cloth (extremities lightly rubbed, spine sunned). A couple of spots on first and last leaves and edges. Very good. View more info

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Walers : Australian horses abroad.

By: YARWOOD, A.T.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1989

Seller ID: 30484


(Number 6 in the Miegunyah Press Series.) Large 8vo; xxiii, 226 pages with 4 maps and 52 illustrations plus 7 colour plates. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good+ clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0522843859 ***The term 'Waler' was coined in Calcutta in 1846 to describe a horse from New South Wales. View more info