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Image for The Journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth : Surgeon, Lady Penrhyn 1787-1789.

The Journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth : Surgeon, Lady Penrhyn 1787-1789.

By: SMYTH, A.B. (edited by Paul G. Fidlon & R.J. Ryan).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Documents Library: 1979

Seller ID: 7724


Small 4to. 196pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a little silverfishing at head and tail of spine, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Pacific since Magellan. [I] The Spanish Lake.  [II] Monopolists and Freebooters. [III] Paradise Found and Lost.

The Pacific since Magellan. [I] The Spanish Lake. [II] Monopolists and Freebooters. [III] Paradise Found and Lost.

By: SPATE, O.H.K.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU Press: 1979-1988

Seller ID: 32120


Three volumes, small 4to. [I] 372pp, 25 maps, 20 plates. [II] 426pp, 28 maps, 19 plates. [III] 410pp, 28 maps, 21 plates. The first volume is bound in cloth, the others in cloth-textured papered boards, all with endpaper maps and dustwrappers (that of the first volume with a sunned spine and a couple of closed clean tears, all now in protective sleeves). Very good clean copies. The final volume has an author's inscription. View more info

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Proud Intrepid Heart : Leichhardt's first attempt to the Swan River 1846-1847.

By: SPROD, Dan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1990

Seller ID: 25441


600 signed and numbered copies. Small 4to. 334pp, illustrated. Blue buckram with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528191 ***With the previously unpublished journals of Leichhardt and his later critic Hovenden Hely, and 42 contemporary drawings by Conrad Martens, George Fairholme and expedition member John Mann. View more info

Image for Proud Intrepid Heart : Leichhardt's first attempt to the Swan River 1846-1847. Special issue of 25 numbered & signed copies.

Proud Intrepid Heart : Leichhardt's first attempt to the Swan River 1846-1847. Special issue of 25 numbered & signed copies.

By: SPROD, Dan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1990

Seller ID: 7067


Number XXV of 25 copies thus. Signed by the author. Full leather, gilt, raised bands and spine title labels, in buckram slipcase with ribbon. Small 4to. 334pp, illustrated. Fine. ISBN 0908528191 ***With the previously unpublished journals of Leichhardt and his later critic Hovenden Hely, and 42 contemporary drawings by Conrad Martens, George Fairholme and expedition member John Mann. View more info

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That Odd Mr Sprod : cartoons by George Napier Sprod.

By: Sprod, Dan.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sprod family: 2009

Seller ID: 26969


Oblong 4to. 108pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646518704 ***Adelaide-born George Sprod (1919-2003) began his cartooning career in Changi Prison during WW2 - the Australian War Memorial holds copies of 'Smoke-oh' the camp magazine which he edited and illustrated - and subsequently worked as a cartoonist and illustrator in Australia and England (1949-69), where he was a frequent presence in Punch magazine. View more info

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Leichhardt's Expeditioners : in the Australian Wilderness 1844-1845.

By: SPROD, Dan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2006

Seller ID: 21774


750 copies only. Large 8vo; x, 138pp, frontis, 8pp b&w illustrations, folding route map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0908528337 *** This study publishes, for the first time, the field journals of two of Leichhardt's party on the famed Port Essington expedition - the convict William Phillips and the 15/16 year-old John Murphy - along with commentary and notes. View more info

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When I Survey the Wondrous Cross. Sydney's King's Cross ancient and modern.

By: SPROD, George.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Quincunx Press: 1989

Seller ID: 25197


Large 8vo. 82pp, well illustrated with cartoons by Sprod. ISBN 073165661X ***South Australian by birth, sometime resident of Changi Prison Camp and a 'tolier in the vineyards of Fleet Street' - he was a regular contributor to 'Punch' and illustrated many books - for twenty years, the cartoonist Sprod lived in King's Cross for over 30 years. View more info

The Australian and Californian Gold Discoveries, and their probable consequences.

By: Sterling, Patrick James.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1969

Seller ID: 25346


Reprint of the 1853 first edition. 279 pp. Original blue cloth (no dustwrapper, as issued). Fine. ***Valuable analysis of the history of gold rushes from the 1500s onwards and their economic consequences, with predictions of the effects of the rushes of the 1850s. View more info

Image for To The Inland Sea : Charles Sturt's expedition 1844-45.

To The Inland Sea : Charles Sturt's expedition 1844-45.

By: STOKES, Edward.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Century Hutchinson: 1986

Seller ID: 36017


Square 4to. 248pp, well illustrated in colour, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0091572207 ***Based on Sturt's journal, rather than his published Narrative. The author spent three months retracing Sturt's route. View more info

Image for The Voyage of the Forlorn Hope from Escape Cliffs to Champion Bay 1865. With the author's account of the first Northern Territory settlement & of the condition of Western Australia.

The Voyage of the Forlorn Hope from Escape Cliffs to Champion Bay 1865. With the author's account of the first Northern Territory settlement & of the condition of Western Australia.

By: STOW, Jefferson Pickman.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1981

Seller ID: 36238


#247 of 375 copies, plus ten copies bound in full morocco. Folio. 120pp, frontispiece. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (spine a trifle sunned). A very good to fine clean copy. ***Recounts the 1865 open boat voyage of a party of seven from Adam Bay in the Northern Territory to Champion Bay, Western Australia. At the time Sir Roderick Murchison, President of the Royal Geographical Society, described it as ‘almost equal, as a boat voyage, to that of Lieutenant Bligh when set adrift by the mutineers of the Bounty’. Stow's account appeared as a series of articles in the South Australian Adv... View more info

The Australian Journal of William Strutt, A.R.A. 1850-1862.

By: STRUTT, William.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Privately printed: 1958

Seller ID: 14390


Edited with and Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness. 2 parts. (Australian Historical Monographs, No. XXXVIII.) 135 numbered copies for sale, plus 15 for presentation, signed by Mackaness. These are nos 22 and 2 respectively, both with an additional inscription from GM to Ian McLaren. 47pp, 5 illus & 42pp, 5 illus. Stiff grey yapp-edged wrappers, as issued, slightly rubbed. Very good. View more info

Image for Victoria the Golden: scenes, sketches and jottings from nature.  Melbourne, Victoria, 1850-1862.

Victoria the Golden: scenes, sketches and jottings from nature. Melbourne, Victoria, 1850-1862.

By: STRUTT, William.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Library Committee, Parliament of Victoria: 1980

Seller ID: 34151


With a narrative by Marjorie Tipping. Oblong folio. 84pp, 100 colour plates. Navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt, with clear plastic dustwrapper. Top corners of pp13-26 have a very slight crease; otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Norfolk Island 1846 : the accounts of Robert Pringle Stuart and Thomas Beagley Naylor.

Norfolk Island 1846 : the accounts of Robert Pringle Stuart and Thomas Beagley Naylor.

By: STUART, Robert Pringle & Thomas Beagley Naylor.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1979

Seller ID: 25068


#181 of 500 copies, initialled by the publisher. Folio. 84pp. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***The first uncensored printing of Pringle Stuart's investigation of the penal settlement of Norfolk Island, and Naylor's earlier 'The Botany Bay of Botany Bay'. View more info

Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia, during the years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: with observations on the soil, climate and general resources of the colony of New South Wales.

By: STURT, Capt. Charles.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1963

Seller ID: 7676


(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 4.) Two volumes. [1] 219pp, 5 plates (2 in colour), folding map; [2] 271pp, 9 plates (2 in colour, 1 map). Synthetic cloth, a few light marks. Edges yellowed. Owner's name and bookplate in each volume. Good to very good. ***Facsimile of the 1833 edition, published by Smith, Elder and Co. London. Ferguson 1704. View more info

Image for Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia, during the years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: with observations on the soil, climate and general resources of the colony of New South Wales.

Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia, during the years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: with observations on the soil, climate and general resources of the colony of New South Wales.

By: STURT, Capt. Charles.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1982

Seller ID: 32064


Facsimile reprint. Two volumes. [I] 219pp, 5 engraved illustrations, folding map at rear. [II] 271pp, 13 engraved illustrations (including a map). Synthetic cloth with dustwrappers (spines slightly sunned). A very good clean set. ***Originally published by Smith, Elder and Company, London, 1833. (Ferguson 1704). View more info

Image for Four Letters from Charles Sturt, on a proposed exploration of the Australian continent, addressed to Lord Stanley during 1843 & 1844.

Four Letters from Charles Sturt, on a proposed exploration of the Australian continent, addressed to Lord Stanley during 1843 & 1844.

By: STURT, Charles.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1988

Seller ID: 29637


Transcribed from the originals, with additions. #76 of 135 numbered copies. 8vo. 72pp. Full cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. View more info

Image for Proceedings of an Expedition into the interior of New Holland in 1829 and 1830.

Proceedings of an Expedition into the interior of New Holland in 1829 and 1830.

By: STURT, Charles.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: [1989]

Seller ID: 29823


#58 of 135 numbered copies, initialled by the publisher. Tall 8vo. 62pp. Full cloth with dustwrapper. The book in fine clean condition, but the wrapper has some silverfishing at head and tail of spine and along the rear flap fold (now in protective sleeve). View more info

Image for An Expedition into the Northwestern Interior of New South Wales 1828.

An Expedition into the Northwestern Interior of New South Wales 1828.

By: STURT, Charles.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1983

Seller ID: 34832


#7 of 250 numbered copies, initialled by the publisher, of which the first ten are special, thus, in full green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine lettered in gilt and with two raised bands. 4to. 116pp & map. Composed and printed by Whitcoulls, Christchurch. Head and fore-edges uncut. A fine clean copy. ***The first printing of Sturt’s journal, from his manuscript, which ‘in its nature differs from’ the account later published in 'Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia' (1833). View more info

Image for The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser.  A facsimile reproduction of Volumes I to IX, 1803-1811.

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. A facsimile reproduction of Volumes I to IX, 1803-1811.

By: Sydney Gazette:

Price: $385.00

Publisher: Sydney, Public Library of NSW & Angus and Robertson / Roebuck: 1963-73.

Seller ID: 29369


Facsimile edition. The first nine volumes of the Gazette, reproduced here in seven volumes (three volumes in 4to and four in folio). Unpaginated. Original brown buckram, gilt spine titles and decoration to upper boards, all but Vol IX lacking dustwrappers. [1] Volume I March 5, 1803 to February 26, 1804 (published 1963). [2] Volume II: March, 1804, to February 24, 1805 (1965). [3] Volume III: March, 1805, to March 9, 1806 (1966). [4] Volumes IV & V: March 16, 1806, to August 30, 1807 (1968). [5] Volumes VI & VII: May 15, 1808, to December 31, 1809 (1969). [6] Volume VIII: January 7, 1810, to D... View more info

The Sydney Herald. A facsimile reproduction of the first thirty-eight issues from April 18, 1831 to January 2, 1832.

By: Sydney Herald:

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sydney, SMH / Land Printers: 1979

Seller ID: 25408


Folio. Unpaginated. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0909558035 View more info

The Journal of Ensign Best 1837-1843.

By: TAYLOR, Nancy M. (ed).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, R.E. Owen, Govt Printer: 1966

Seller ID: 13603


Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Nancy M. Taylor. 466pp, colour frontis, b&w illus, maps. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine faded, surface rubbing). Top edges slightly yellowed, otherwise very clean inside. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. ***An account of a voyage to, and sojourn in, New South Wales, Norfolk Island and New Zealand (the major part relating to the latter). View more info

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

Image for Contributions to the Mineralogy of Victoria.

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

Image for 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...

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

Image for New Holland Journal, November 1833 - October 1834.

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

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

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

Image for The Vineyards of Victoria, as visited by Ebenezer Ward in 1864.

The Vineyards of Victoria, as visited by Ebenezer Ward in 1864.

By: WARD, Ebenezer.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1980

Seller ID: 36234


#534 of 750 numbered copies, initialled by the publisher; the first ten of which are bound in full morocco. Folio. xxii, 76pp. Dark blue buckram with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

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

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

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

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

Image for A Geographical Dictionary or Gazetteer of the Australian Colonies 1848.

A Geographical Dictionary or Gazetteer of the Australian Colonies 1848.

By: WELLS, William Henry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Library of New South Wales: 1970

Seller ID: 33814


Facsimile edition. 8vo. [vi]; xvi, 438, [2] (blank), [16]pp advertisements; two frontispieces and 2 other plates (facing pages 69 & 72), folding map of Australia and 22 maps, errata printed on p[xvi]. The prelims include a list of books consulted, the poem 'Australia' by Samuel Prout Hill, and a list of subscribers' names. Maroon buckram with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***First published in 1848 as A Geographical Dictionary; or Gazetteer of the Australian Colonies: their physical and political geography. Together with a brief notice of all the capitals, principal towns and villages.... 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

Image for The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature.

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

Image for South Australia : its advantages and its resources.

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

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

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

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

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

Image for Digging Up Deep Time : fossils, dinosaurs and megabeasts from Australia's distant past.

Digging Up Deep Time : fossils, dinosaurs and megabeasts from Australia's distant past.

By: WILLIS, Paul & Abbie Thomas.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2005

Seller ID: 36147


8vo. x, 294pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0733312608 View more info

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

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

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

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

Image for 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.

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

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

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