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Story of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, The

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Commissioner For Main Roads: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS592

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, revised edition, 90gms, pages are un-numbered. Booklet is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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All-Time Favourite Australian Song Book, The

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST35

ISBN: 0207147558

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 820gms, 114pages. This book features a collection of over 80 all-time Australian favourites (plus a few ring-ins). All are presented with introductory notes. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the title page. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dus... View more info

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Pocket History of Australia: From Aboriginal Arrival to the Present Day

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wingfield, SA, Australia, Cameron House: 2002

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS626

ISBN: 1875999574

Condition: Very Good


Soft card cover, edition not stated, 236gms, 193 pages. Book is in very condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia in the Good Old Days

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1981

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: AUST165

ISBN: 0701815728

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, third impression, 1060gms, 264 pages, illustrated endpapers. Here are pages to delight the collector of Edwardian Australiana. Facsimile pages from Lassetters' Commercial Review, No. 26, 1911. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and modetate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and ... View more info

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Historical Tours in Greater Cessnock

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cessnock, Australia, Greater Cessnock Historical Society: 1981

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS152

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, edition not stated, 50gms, 32 pages. This book details a number of historical tours of the Greater Cessnock area. Tour 1 - The Great Northern Road; Tour 2 - Valley of Black Creek; Tour 3 - Mount View Range and the Vineyards. Includes maps. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Port Macquarie, The

By: N/A

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Hastings District Historical Society: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS473

Condition: Good


Pocket sized stapled softcover, revised edition, 60gms, 64 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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All-Time Favourite Australian Song Book, The

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST191

ISBN: 0207147558

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 820gms, 114pages. This book features a collection of over 80 all-time Australian favourites (plus a few ring-ins). All are presented with introductory notes. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping and one or two small tears, otherwise no other pre-lo... View more info

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Sanctuary! Nazi Fugitives in Australia

By: Aarons, Mark

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Port Melbourne, Australia, William Heinemann Australia: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO211

ISBN: 0855613327

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 806gms, 385 pages, blank endpapers. After the Second World War, Australia gave safe haven to hundreds of Nazi war criminals from all over Europe, who hid among the legitimate refugees and victims of Nazism and arrived in Australia under post-war immigration schemes. This book asks the questions: who were these people? what were their crimes? why did Australia take them in? Book is in good condition wit... View more info

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Shearers, The

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS449

ISBN: 0170058840

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1470gms, 416pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is the first history of that independent army of men who tramped the great shearing routes of the outback. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout and mild soiling to the page edges. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some very light sun f... View more info

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Prisoners of War: From Gallipoli to Korea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR158

ISBN: 0670903086

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1370gms, 599 pages, grey/blue endpapers. In this book, Patsy Adam-Smith uses dozens of interviews with former POWs to repaint the image to show the strength and courage of Australians taken prisoner in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with o... View more info

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Shearers, The

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS1111

ISBN: 0170058840

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1470gms, 416pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is the first history of that independent army of men who tramped the great shearing routes of the outback. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout and mild soiling to the page edges. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some sun fading to th... View more info

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Tales of Parramatta and India

By: Anderson, Ethel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUSFIC96

ISBN: 0207125643

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 394g, 207pgs, coloured endpapers. Connoisseurs of wit and elegance have long recognized Ethel Anderson as quite outstanding in this department of Australian literature, and here is a selection by John Douglas Pringle of the best of her short stories. Book is in good condition with mild discolouration on page ends, and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved mar... View more info

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Cowra: Teruhiko Asada's First-Person Account of 'The Night of a Thousand Suicides'

By: Asada, Teruhiko

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO34

ISBN: 0207151830

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 100gms, 125 pages. Early in the morning of August 5, 1944, a thousand Japanese POWs launched a desperate charge at the machine-gun posts and barbed wire surrounding their compound at Cowra, NSW. The break-out was doomed to fail with 230 men killed and more than 350 injured in what must be seen as a mass suicide attempt. This book addresses the question - why did it happen - through Teruhiko Asada's compelling first person account. Book is in good cond... View more info

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Footnote People in Australian History

By: Atkinson, Ann (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Broadway, Australia, The Fairfax Library: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS21

ISBN: 0949707120

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards title written in black on front cover, and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 475gms, 240 pages, yellow coloured endpapers. This book details the lives of forty personalities who were newsworthy in their own day and often had a significant impact on their own times. Book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with no to very little shelf wear, no other pre-loved markings.... View more info

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As a Matter of Fact: Answering the Myths and Misconceptions About Indigneous Australians

By: ATSIC

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woden, ACT, Australia, Office of Public Affairs: 1998

Edition: Reprint with Corrections

Seller ID: ABO45

ISBN: 0642320225

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint with corrections, 292gms, 71 pages. Book is in good conditition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows some light soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Voyage of the Investigator, The

By: Austin, K. A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000585

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 612gms, 223 pages. This book tells of the explorations and adventures of Matthew Flinders (the Great Denominator), his imprisonment by the French, his disappointments, his triumph, and his death. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and has been covered with a removeable plastic... View more info

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Great Aussie Pub Crawl, The

By: Baglin, Douglass; Austin, Yvonne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST97

ISBN: 0867770376

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 860g, 127pgs, photographs on endpapers. Presents a smorgasbord of Australian pubs, including the old, the new, the quaint, the grand, the ugly, the beautiful, the bizarre, and the commonplace. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Discovering Historic Australia

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Book Company, The: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS172

ISBN: 0725402113

Condition: Very Good


Laminated hardcover with pictorial boards, no dust jacket, Reprint, 700gms, 145 pages, maroon coloured endpapers. Through the medium of over 200 full colour photographs from Douglass Baglin and the perceptive and carefully researched text of Barbara Mullins, this book takes the reader on a journey of discovery through historic Australia, a varied and diverse pilgrimage which covers the huge continent and bears testimony to man's endeavours. Book is in very good conditi... View more info

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Historic Australia: The Seekers, the Settlers and the Builders

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1983

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: HISAUS270

ISBN: 0701817313

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, Fourth Impression, 700gms, 144 pages, pale blue coloured endpapers. Historic Australia: The Seekers, the Settlers and the Builders is a plea for their preservation. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined post... View more info

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Discovering Historic Australia

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Book Company, The: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS422

ISBN: 0725402113

Condition: Very Good


Laminated hardcover with pictorial boards, no dust jacket, Reprint, 700gms, 145 pages, maroon coloured endpapers. Through the medium of over 200 full colour photographs from Douglass Baglin and the perceptive and carefully researched text of Barbara Mullins, this book takes the reader on a journey of discovery through historic Australia, a varied and diverse pilgrimage which covers the huge continent and bears testimony to man's endeavours. Book is in very good conditi... View more info