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Image for Western Australia : a history from its discovery to the inauguration of the Commonwealth.

Western Australia : a history from its discovery to the inauguration of the Commonwealth.

By: BATTYE, J.S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Nedlands, W.A., University of Western Australia Press: 1978

Seller ID: 32063


(Historical Reprint series.) Facsimile edition, with an introduction by B.K. de Garis. 480pp, 2 folding tables and a map at rear. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper (spine dulled). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0855641363 View more info

Great Voyages of Exploration: the golden age of discovery in the Pacific.

By: BROSSE, Jacques.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Buderim, Qld., David Bateman: 1983

Seller ID: 13198


Trans by Stanley Hochman. Preface by Leslie R. Marchant. Large 4to. 228pp, index, b&w and colour illus. Original cloth with dustwrapper (short closed tear near head of spine). A small trifling scuff on the fore-edges. Very good. View more info

The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation Concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the "Endeavour", in the year 1770.

By: COLLINGRIDGE, George.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Drummoyne, NSW, Golden Press: 1983

Seller ID: 25429


Facsimile edition. 4to. 376pp, b&w illus, maps. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). Very good. Large folding coloured map loosely inserted (facsimile of a sea-chart by Pieter Goos and Joannes van Keulan, 1680). ***First published Hayes Brothers, Sydney, 1895. View more info

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A Voyage to New Holland : the English voyage of discovery to the South Seas in 1699.

By: DAMPIER, William : edited with an introduction by James Spencer.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Alan Sutton: 1981

Seller ID: 15138


Large 8vo. 256pp, b&w illus, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

History of Australian Discovery. Part I : from the earliest times to the foundation of the colony of New South Wales.

By: Exploration:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Alburgh, England, Archival Facsimiles: 1987

Seller ID: 7674


A reproduction of the copy in the British Library. Small 8vo. 120pp, 4 plates. Bound in blue buckram with title labels. Fine. ISBN 1852970022 ***Facsimile of The History of Australian Discovery and Colonisation, published by Hanson and Bennett, Sydney, 1865. Covers the pre-settlement maritime exploration of the continent, and the First Fleet. View more info

Memoires Historiques Sur L’Australie.

By: Salvado, Monsignor Rudesindo.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Alphonse Pringuet: 1854

Seller ID: 25343


Translated from the Italian into French by L’Abbe Falcimagne, With notes and a history of the Discovery of Gold. xii, 442pp. Re-backed and cornered, original spine laid down (head and base of spine a little rubbed). A few spots on first and last pages, folding map complete. **Important non-English work of the early Gold Rush era. The author was a Benedictine Monk at Port Essington in the 1840s. View more info