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Australian Aviators (Southern Cross Series)

By: Barnaby, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australia, Cassell Australia Limited: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAIR5

ISBN: 3042995510

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, First Edition, 500gms, 108 pages, red coloured endpapers. Australian Aviators forms part of the Southern Cross Collection, this title includes a number of stories detailing the history and biographies of Australian Aviators. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more, th... View more info

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Australian Sport Through Time: 2004 Edition

By: Barnard, Loretta; Etherington, Kate; and Olds, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia Pty Ltd: 2004

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: SPO19

ISBN: 0759310033

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, sixth edition, 2.4kg, 541pgs. This is the sixth edition of this wonderful book that marks Australia's history through sport from the 1870s through to 2003. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 2.4kg and will incur additional postage. View more info

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History of Australia, A

By: Barnard, Marjorie

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS488

ISBN: 0207133476

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red leatherette boards and gold stamping, limited special edition (numbered 69), 892gms, 710 pages, red endpapers, half-title page has bookplate with limited edition details and signature of author, alonog with date and time of signing. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Australia, A

By: Barnard, Marjorie

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Ltd: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS53

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards, dust jacket missing, reprint, 1060gms, 710 pages, decorated endpapers. Contents includes: discover; beginnings; Macquarie; the Pastoral age; colonization; gold; land; the nineties; the dark people; Federation; war; depression; and much more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Book is ex-library and displays th... View more info

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History in Our Streets

By: Barney, Norm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Australia, Newcastle Newspapers PTY Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS153

ISBN: 0646303384

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, first edition, 525gms, 119 pages. The first History in Our Streets column appeared in The Newcastle Herald on December 5, 1992 and has been published weekly since that date. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Captain Cook's Voyages of Discovery

By: Barrow, John (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Heron Books:

Edition: First Heron Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA37

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue faux leather boards with gilt decoration, 550g, 454pgs, decorated endpapers. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration thoughout. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of Australian History, The

By: Bassett, Jan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001117

ISBN: 0195532430

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1140gms, 304 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some light fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Too Long in the Bush

By: Beadell, Len

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS900

ISBN: 0851792235

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 186g, 202pgs. This is the story of how Len Beadell made the first road ever to cross Central Australia from east to west. On the way he laid out Giles Met. Station and built the aerodrome there, then went on to skirt the dreaded Gibson Desert. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads "To Joan & Bill, Best wishes from the author, Len Beadell, Mar 77". Book is in good condition with mild general wear and te... View more info

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Blast the Bush

By: Beadell, Len

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS901

ISBN: 0851794157

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 210g, 212pgs. An entertaining and characteristic account of the search for and preparation of a site for the explosion of the first atomic bomb in Australia. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads "To Joan & Bill, Best wishes from the author, Len Beadell, Mar 77". Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bush Bashers

By: Beadell, Len

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1982

Edition: First Limp Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS902

ISBN: 0727015745

Condition: Good


Softcover, first limp edition, 366g, 163pgs, illustrated map endpapers. This book continues the story of Len Beadell and his Gunbarrel Road Construction Party who made a network of 4,000 miles of the loneliest roads in the world. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads "To Joan & Bill, Best wishes from the author, Len Beadell, Sep 82". Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration t... View more info

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Gallipoli Correspondent: The Frontline Diary of C.E.W. Bean

By: Bean, C. E. W.; Fewster, Kevin (selected and annotated by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, George Allen & Unwin: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARONE6

ISBN: 0868612138

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 786gms, 217 pages, illustrated endpapers. For the first time, we can read here the innermost thoughts, hopes and criticisms of the man who, more than any other, shaped the Anzac legend. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved ma... View more info

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Torres Strait Islanders: Custom and Colonialism

By: Beckett, Jeremy

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS352

ISBN: 052133361X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards, no dust jacket, reprint edition, 251pp, weighs 462gms. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear and have been covered in protective plastic, dust jacket missing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item a... View more info

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Transforming Labor: Labour Tradition and the Labor Decade in Australia

By: Beilharz, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POLAUS38

ISBN: 0521438217

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 446gms, 245 pages. This book sets out to make sense of the Labor decade (1983-1993) against the different images of labour tradition, from its foundation in the 1890s to Chifley in the 1940s and Whitlam in the 1970s. Book is in very 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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Historic New South Wales

By: Bell, Katherine; Wigney, Ian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Child & Henry Publishing Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS144

ISBN: 0867772247

Condition: Good


Softcover, Second Edition, 450gms, 112 pages plus index. Long before man had gained sufficient knowledge to master the technology necessary to probe the mysteries of the world around, scholars such as Ptolemy of Alexandria had suspected that a larger landmass lay hidden somewhere in the southern hemisphere. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, a stamp of a date is on the first endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture... View more info

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When the Bough Breaks: The True Story of Child Killer Kathleen Folbigg

By: Benns, Matthew

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Bantam Books: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU102

ISBN: 1863254234

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 254gms, 316 pages. This book exposes the secret life of Australia's worst convicted female serial killer, a woman jailed for the unthinkable crime of killing her own children. 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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Man With the Donkey, The: John Simpson Kirkpatrick, The Good Samaritan of Gallipoli

By: Benson, Sir Irving

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARONE41

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 260gms, 95pgs, blank endpapers. This is the fascinating story of an ordinary man who did extraordinary things in a critical situation. He was a plain private - a stretcher-bearer on Gallipoli who did not know that he was a hero. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside... View more info

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Descent: The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists (Vol 19, December 1989, Part 4)

By: Best, E. C.; And Garnsey, H. E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS313

Condition: Good


Soft card covers, first edition, volume 19, December 1989, Part 4, 78gms. Book is in good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear, some light discolouration/soiling to cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other volumes of the journal. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 bo... View more info

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Descent: The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists (Vol 20, March 1990, Part 1)

By: Best, E. C.; And Garnsey, H. E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS314

Condition: Good


Soft card covers, first edition, volume 20, March 1990, Part 1, 112gms, 68 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other volumes of the journal. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Descent: The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists (Vol 20, June 1990, Part 2)

By: Best, E. C.; And Garnsey, H. E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS315

Condition: Good


Soft card covers, first edition, volume 20, June 1990, Part 2, 62gms. Book is in good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear and moderate water damage, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other volumes of the journal. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't l... View more info

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Descent: The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists (Vol 20, September 1990, Part 3)

By: Best, E. C.; And Garnsey, H. E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS316

Condition: Good


Soft card covers, first edition, volume 20, September 1990, Part 3, 74gms. Book is in good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other volumes of the journal. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info