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Military History of Australia, The

By: Grey, Jeffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS906

ISBN: 0521644836

Condition: Good


Softcover, revised edition, 514gms, 300 pages. As well as providing a detailed chronological narrative of the wars in which Australia has been involved, it discusses the evolution of defence policy in peace and war, and the impact of war and military service on civilian society. It maps the development of the Australian armed forces as institutions and the relationship of military policy to government. The author also considers the role war has played in the development ... View more info

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Government House, Sydney

By: Griffin, Robert; and Toy, Ann

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS603

ISBN: 0949753777

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 232gms, 48 pages. This book provides a pictorial and written history of Government House, Sydney. It includes a guide to the gardens and grounds and a room by room overview of the house. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front page from a previous owner. Back cover and back few pages show small stain, otherwise no other pre-loved mar... View more info

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Hungry Heart, The: A Compelling Account of Life in One of the Most Scattered and Isolated Populations on the Face of the Earth

By: Griffiths, Max

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000889

ISBN: 0864174861

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 566gms, 176 pages. Max Griffiths worked for the Australian Inland Mission from 1964 to 1985 and as such was witness to changes in the outback due to a massive increase in mining activity and to the sadly belated exposure of the shocking conditions under which ABoriginal people were living and dying. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with on... View more info

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Australia: This Beautiful Land

By: Grimwade, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, UK, Bison Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST78

ISBN: 0861244176

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint, 1645g, 188pgs. AUstralia's natural diversity of terrain, its abundance of flora and fauna, its exotic wildlife, beaches, cities and countryside, are presented in this large-format volume through over 200 colour pictures. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia: This Beautiful Land

By: Grimwade, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, UK, Bison Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST75

ISBN: 0861244176

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint, 1645g, 188pgs. AUstralia's natural diversity of terrain, its abundance of flora and fauna, its exotic wildlife, beaches, cities and countryside, are presented in this large-format volume through over 200 colour pictures. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Collins Book of Australian Poetry, The

By: Hall, Rodney

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, William Collins Publishers P/L: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000609

ISBN: 0002164450

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 956gms, 458 pages. Includes poems by: Henry Kendall; Mary Gilmore; Henry Lawson; Banjo Paterson; C J Dennis; Kenneth Slessor; Judith Wright; Kath Walker; Geoffrey Dutton; Bruce Dawe; and Randolph Stow. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markin... View more info

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"Banjo" Paterson's High Country

By: Hall, Tim

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, Cornstalk Publishing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST61

ISBN: 0207157545

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pale green boards and pictorial dust jacket, Reprint, 750gms, 136 pages, pale green coloured endpapers. Trisha Dixon and Timothy Hall have taken the spirit of Paterson's ballad and retraced the steps of The Man from Snowy River and the strange, treeless plains of the Monaro. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration in spots. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved m... View more info

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"Banjo" Paterson's High Country

By: Hall, Tim

Price: $24.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: AUST16

ISBN: 0207157545

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pale blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 750gms, 136 pages, pale blue coloured endpapers. Trisha Dixon and Timothy Hall have taken the spirit of Paterson's ballad and retraced the steps of The Man from Snowy River and the strange, treeless plains of the Monaro. 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 mild... View more info

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Cops, Crooks and Catastrophes: The Police As You Have Never Seen Them Before

By: Hardy-Rix, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Law Printer: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU63

ISBN: 0724184465

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 264g, 150 pages. Over 60 true stories gently reveal thos little incidents that make cops, crooks, the judiciary and the press humorously human. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows light fading and soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Growing Up in the Outback

By: Hawker, Ruth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Rigby Publishers Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS282

ISBN: 0727003798

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint, 154g, 163pgs. Abounding in humour and understanding, this delightful vignette recaptures the outback life of an earlier era. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Why Not Me?: My Journey with MS

By: Healey, Anna

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS271

ISBN: 0732911265

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 396g, 239pgs. Inspiring and optimistic, Why Not Me? is the extraordinary story of a remarkable woman. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Police and Old Clothes, The: Dr Rumble and Mr Heathcote's "Old Clothes"

By: Heathcote, Rev. Wyndham

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, S C Ford: 1939

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS513

Condition: Fair to Good


Stapled pamphlet, edition not stated, circa 1939, 28g, 14pgs. A scene from clerical life in Sydney - an attempt to suppress "old clothes". Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is a stamp from a previous bookseller on the inside front page. Front page shows some soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bedside Book of Colonial Doings, The: A Marvellous Australasian Miscellany of Fascinating Events, Facts and Figures

By: Heaton, J. H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: AUST187

ISBN: 0207147892

Condition: Good


Softcover, new edition, 1070gms, 272 pages, red endpapers. This book is presented in a dictionary format and details colonial events and other facts and figures making it a source of amazing, arcane, amusing and detailed information regarding Australia's colonial history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Bedside Book of Colonial Doings, The: A Marvellous Australasian Miscellany of Fascinating Events, Facts and Figures

By: Heaton, J. H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: AUST188

ISBN: 0207147892

Condition: Good


Softcover, new edition, 1070gms, 272 pages, red endpapers. This book is presented in a dictionary format and details colonial events and other facts and figures making it a source of amazing, arcane, amusing and detailed information regarding Australia's colonial history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book shows some fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and ... View more info

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Australia: Land of Colour

By: Hermes, Neil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST74

ISBN: 0867770929

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 1.7kg, 294pgs, coloured endpapers. Beautiful photographs that show Australia at its best. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Images of Australia

By: Hewitt, Blanch (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Richmond, (Vic) Australia, Octopus Publishing Group Australia Pty Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST45

ISBN: 0947334009

Condition: Very Good


Laminated pictorial boards, First Edition, 550gms, 118 pages, no endpapers. Images of Australia presents a visual picture of Australia through the eyes of some of our most talented photographers. 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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Spectacular Australia

By: Higgins, Geoff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Australia, Child & Henry Publishing Pty Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUST168

ISBN: 0867772883

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, first thus, 1270gms, no page numbers, photographic endpapers. This book celebrates the landscape, animals, towns, and cities of Australia in photographs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Boards have been covered in clear protective plastic, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postag... View more info

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Gold! The Fever That Forever Changed Australia

By: Hill, David

Price: $11.50

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, Random House Australia: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS619

ISBN: 1741669251

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 716gms, 497 pages. David Hill relates the people and events of the incredible gold rushes of the mid to late 1800s in Australia using the diaries, journals, books, letters, official reports, parliamentary enquiries and newspaper articles of the time, along with his own master storyteller's skill of bringing the past to life. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows some mild... View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS629

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, third edition, 612gms, 80 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows one very small tear to the bottom... View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS630

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, third edition, 612gms, 80 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info