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Australian Heritage

By: Christesen, C. B. (ed)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Croydon, VIC, Australia, Longmans of Australia Pty Limited: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS609

Condition: Good


Softcover, second edition, 308gms, 232 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Seventh-day Adventists in the South Pacific 1885-1985 (Australia, New Zealand, South Sea Islands)

By: Clapham, Noel (ed)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Warburton, VIC, Australia, Signs Publishing Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC23

ISBN: 0949809640

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1255gms, 272pgs, yellow endpapers. This book is about the pioneers of the Advent message in Australia, New Zealand, and the islands of the South-West Pacific. It includes chapters of Avondale College, Sanitarium Health Food Company, the Aborigines, Church Schools, hospitals and healings, and much more. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in... View more info

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Ships and Shores and Trading Ports: A Social and Working Life of Coastal Harbours and River Towns in New South Wales

By: Clark, Mary Shelley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Waterways Authority of NSW: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA6

ISBN: 0731388984

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, First Edition, 700gms 218 pages. This is a Centenary of Federation Publication, which explores through the words of men and women in the New South Wales coast and river communities, which once depended upon shipping. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some very mild staining to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage... View more info

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Governesses, The: Letters From the Colonies 1862-1882

By: Clarke, Patricia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hawthorn, Australia, Hutchinson Publishing Group: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS464

ISBN: 0091486009

Condition: Good


Hardcover wirth brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 640gms, 236 pages. This book looks at the women who, sponsored by the Female Middle Class Emigration Society, moved to Australia in the late 1800s to find work. These women wrote letters back to the Society when repaying their loans and reported on life as they saw it in the colonies. This book looks at the letters and what happened to the governesses. Book is in good condition with mild general wear ... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS627

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), first edition, 686gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with o... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS417

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only ligh... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS418

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only ligh... View more info

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Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000271

ISBN: 0207156662

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint (originally published as Scallywags of Sydney Cove), 219 pages, weighs 760 gms. In this book Frank Clune brings the convicts of Australia to life and captures the rigours of life in the penal settlements during the early years of Australia. Book includes many colour and black and white illustrations. This is a very good tight copy with minor age-related general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition w... View more info

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Newcastle and The Hunter: The Revolution of a Region

By: Cogan, Brian (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Double Bay, Australia, Focus Books Pty Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS120

ISBN: 1875359079

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with cream boards with writing in red and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,500gms, 216 pages, maroon coloured endpapers. Newcastle and the Hunter, The Revolution of a Region is the second in a series of sponsored books highlighting the work of the various companies and organisations that contribute to the commercial, professional, cultural and sporting lives of Australia's major cities. Book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear ... View more info

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Tales From a Sunburnt Country: Volume 2

By: Cole, Lynn (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST51

ISBN: 0864493665

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial hardcover replicated on pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms, 192 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This is volume 2 in a 2 volume set. In these two volumes, editors have selected more than 35 of their favourite pictures and places and stories from the great deserts to the humid and bountiful tropical regions of Queensland and the Top End. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with... View more info

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Tales From a Sunburnt Country: Volume 2

By: Cole, Lynn (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST38

ISBN: 0864493665

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial hardcover replicated on pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 192 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This is volume 2 in a 2 volume set. In these two volumes, editors have selected more than 35 of their favourite pictures and places and stories from the great deserts to the humid and bountiful tropical regions of Queensland and the Top End. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only l... View more info

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Tales From a Sunburnt Country: Volume 1

By: Cole, Lynn (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST178

ISBN: 0864493657

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial hardcover replicated on pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 192 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This is volume 1 in a 2 volume set. In these two volumes, editors have selected more than 35 of their favourite pictures and places and stories from the great deserts to the humid and bountiful tropical regions of Queensland and the Top End. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only l... View more info

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History of Rugby League Clubs, The

By: Collis, Ian; and Whiticker, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2010

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SPOLEA17

ISBN: 1742570100

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jackets, updated and expanded second edition, 2145gms, 446 pages, black endpapers. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 2kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Australian Transport: An Illustrated History

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dee Why, NSW, Australia, Paul Hamlyn P/L: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000737

ISBN: 0600071111

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 824gms, 159 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the story of Australia through the different eras and the different types of transport available. It includes over 200 beautiful pictures. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some mild discolouration. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no ot... View more info

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Australian Background: A Course in Social Studies

By: Commonwealth Office of Education

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Royal Australian Army Educational Corps: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS588

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange/tan illustrated cloth boards, reprint, 386gms, 199 pages, no dust jacket. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Presenting Australia

By: Conlon, Dalys

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST67

ISBN: 0867770503

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, reprint, 1,700gms, 335 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Includes 402 colour plates and 62 historic engravings. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Presenting Australia

By: Conlon, Dalys

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST86

ISBN: 1875580158

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 1435gms, 334 pages. Includes 402 colour plates and 62 historic engravings. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, light discolouration to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Queensland Year Book 1993

By: Cornish, J.K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Australian Bureau of Statistics: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000477

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with glossy pictorial boards, first edition, 880gms, 277 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Elements of the Aborigine Tradition, The

By: Cowan, James G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dorset, England, Element Books Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000209

ISBN: 1852303093

Condition: Good


Medium softcover with pictorial cover, first edition, 166gms, 138 pages. This book explains the elements of the aboriginal tradition including: the world of the sky heroes and how the land was formed by mythic creatures from the Dreaming; their secret rites and rituals and ideas of reincarnation; how their stories, fables and myths sustain the belief in the metaphysical basis of the human spirit; and how they represent the conscience of all mankind, offering us today a p... View more info

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Gold: Australia

By: Crago, Tony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Murray David Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS403

ISBN: 1976411473

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 322g, 71pgs. Talented author and artist Tony Crago tells the story of the dramatic times of the Australian gold rushes in words and pictures. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info