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Convict Kingston - A Guide

By: Smith, Nan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000694

ISBN: 0646320270

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 232gms, 120 pages. This book gives a short history of Kingston, Norfolk Island, beginning with the convict settlements and finishing with today's ruins and the beautifully restored Georgian buildings. 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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Lion & Kangaroo: The Initiation of Australia 1901-1919

By: Souter, Gavin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Book Club Associates: 1976

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS610

ISBN: 0002114453

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, book club edition, 1200gms, 344 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book presents the story of a nation, Australia, from the beginning of the first day of the 20th century until the end of WWII. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Page edges show some moderate soiling. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust j... View more info

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Australiaville: Souvenirs of Post-Civilisation

By: Soutter, Andy

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Abacus: 1996

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS81

ISBN: 0349107181

Condition: Good


Softcover, first UK edition, 170gms, 184 pages. Reaching beyond cricket, Castlemaine and cork-lined hats, Australiaville is a personal, off-beat trek across a continent at the beginning of the post-civilised world. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Book is ex-library and show the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in clear contact for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markin... View more info

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Landscape Art and the Blue Mountains

By: Speirs, Hugh

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Alternative Publishing Co-Operative Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART121

ISBN: 0909188513

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 1.5kg, 2037pgs, map on endpapers. Describes the Blue Mountains, their geography and geology, their history and significance to the early development of our country, with 150 illustrations of landscape art of the region. 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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Perth and Fremantle: A Pictorial Contrast

By: Stanbury, Joan (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Golden Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS469

ISBN: 0730203247

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green/grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1260gms, 160 pages, white endpapers. This book illustrated Perth and Fremantle, past and present, seen through rare panoramic photographs - in black and white from the 1920s to the 1960s and in glorious colour until 1986. Some scenes show dramatic changes, others reflect a timelessness linking yesterday to today and endowing a charm that is the essence of Western Australia. Sweeping wide-angle pho... View more info

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Children of the Lucky Country? How Australian Society Has Turned It's Back on Children and Why Children Matter

By: Stanley, Fiona; Richardson, Sue; and Prior, Margot

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SOCCOM40

ISBN: 140503680X

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 400gms, 238 pages. The 'Lucky Country' has never been more prosperous. So why are some Australian children more disadvantaged than ever before? This book incisively examines how we treat our children and sets out the ways that our society can fully realise their potential. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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History and Description of Sydney Harbour, The

By: Stephensen, P. R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS601

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 968gms, 416 pages, illustrated endpapers. Here is the first biography of one of the world's greatest and most beautiful havens for ships. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in fair condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Dust jacket also shows quite a few nicks and two large tears, otherwise no other p... View more info

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Things We Do, The: Journeys Through Australian Life

By: Strevens, Steve

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS36

ISBN: 0732910889

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 300gms, 236 pages. The Things we do is a truly Australian Journey; Steve Strevens travels across the country to discover what happens when Australian get together: from little-known events like a drovers' reunion on the Northern Territory border to the biggest day of all, The Melbourne Cup. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture... View more info

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Broome: Landscapes and People

By: Stuart, Donald (text by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fremantle, WA, Australia, Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST192

ISBN: 0909144427

Condition: Good


Softcover, landscape format, reprint, 552gms, no page numbers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the half title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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100 Walks in New South Wales

By: Thomas, Tyrone T.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Hill of Content Publishing Company Pty Ltd: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS33

ISBN: 0855721766

Condition: Good


Softcover, third edition, 262gms, 307 pages. This book contains clear and comprehensive track notes and maps for 100 carfeully selected walks in the best walking areas of New South Wales including Lord Howe Island. Walks are graded as 1 day and overnight, and as easy, medium and hard. Map references, walk distances, transport and access are included as well as points of interest, warnings and precise navigational advice. Book is in good condition with mild general wear a... View more info

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Sydney People & Places

By: Throsby, Margaret; and McCarter, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Enterprises: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST134

ISBN: 0733302157

Condition: Good


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1035gms, 119 pages. In this book, 54 well-known Sydneysiders talk to ABC broadcaster Margaret Throsby about the city in which they have chosen to live and work. Graham McCarter illuminates the personalities of these people with black and white photographs. People featured include Fred Hollows, Gai Waterhouse, David Williamson, Burnum Burnum, Pat O'SHane, John Williamson, Slim Dusty, and Roy Masters. Bo... View more info

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Baby Boomers: Growing Up in Australia in the 1940s, 50s and 60s

By: Townsend, Helen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Australia, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS46

ISBN: 073180032X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 550gms, 208 pages. The red-brick childhood of the Baby Boomers, in the second half of the 1940s, 50s and 60s, with its inkwells, Saturday afternoon serials and Maccano sets, has gone forever. Read this book and relive your childhood! Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover and inside first few pages show some small insect holes, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Selected Poems

By: Tranter, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hale & Iremonger: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POE30

ISBN: 0868060291

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 290g, 176pgs. A collection of works from one of the finest Australian poets of his generation. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your 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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Norfolk Island: Living History

By: Trower, Rosalie (text by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mulgrave, VIC, Australia, Nucolorvue Productions Pty. Ltd:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: AUST17

ISBN: 0858580411

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 132gms, no page numbers. Photographic tribute to the South Pacific paradise that is Norfolk Island. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Book has been covered in clear contact for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wild Australia

By: Underhill, David (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Readers' Digest: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST112

ISBN: 09498198

Condition: Fair to Good


Hard cover, first edition, 2205g, 432pgs, photographs on endpapers. A recreational guide to all our national parks. Book is in fair to good condition with mild spotting inside front cover, and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Early Sydney

By: Van Sommers, Tess

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, Hutchinson Publishing Group: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS522

ISBN: 0091487005

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 238gms, 56 pages, blue endpapers. Aimed at young adults, this illustrated book presents vignettes of colonial life in early Sydney. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in fair condition with moderate shelf wear and a few small tears to the edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cedric Emanuel's Parramatta Sketchbook

By: Van Sommers, Tess (text by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS526

ISBN: 0727002791

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, landscape format, 64pp, weighs 360gms, orange endpapers. 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 only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket shows a two inch tear to the rear flap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cedric Emanuel's Sydney Harbour Sketchbook

By: Van Sommers, Tess (text by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS527

ISBN: 0727001884

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards, dust jacket missing, first edition, landscape format, 62pp, weighs 360gms, red map endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wood, Brick & Stone: The Making of the Hunter

By: Various

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dangar, NSW, Australia, Catchfire Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST166

ISBN: 0975792652

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 616gms, 349 pages. This is a fascinating collection of stories and poems; some funny, some sad, some factual, some fantasy, but all explore how man interacts with his environment and reflect on the Newcastle and Hunter Region of NSW, Australia. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a large pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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1000 Great Places to Explore in Australia

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prahran, Australia, Explore Australia Publishing Pty Ltd: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAUS128

ISBN: 1741173183

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 570pgs, 619gms. This book details the very best places that Australia has to offer, from its famous destinations to its best-kept secrets. The selection includes top attractions, tours, eateries and accommodation. 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