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Bail Up! A Pictorial History of Australia's Most Notorious Bushrangers

By: Hocking, Geoff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS671

ISBN: 1865039136

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 192pp, weighs 742gms. With more than 200 photographs, engravings and items of ephemera, Bail Up offers a fresh look at the bushranging period of Australia's colonial history. Includes a complete transcript of Ned Kelly's Jerilderie Letter. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pit-Tops and Prams

By: Hodges-Linton, Betty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wangi Wangi, NSW, Australia, Betty Hodges-Linton: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS41

ISBN: 0646147293

Condition: Good


Large soft card cover, first edition, 668gms, 161 pgs. This book is a presentation of the wider and deeper aspects of life during the Great Depression and long years of strikes within the Northern coal-fields. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Front cover shows some light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Century of Australian Prime Ministers

By: Holliman, Joanne

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Beacon Hill, NSW, Australia, Murray David Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS491

ISBN: 1876411309

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 320gms, 61 pages. This book presents an essay on 21 of the Prime Ministers of Australia, giving a rare insight into the people themselves but also the history of Australia. Includes pictures to cut-out for school projects. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a very tiny pen mark on the inside front page. Some of the cut-out pictures at the rear of the book have been cut-out and removed, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Avondale: Experiment on the Dora

By: Hook, Milton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cooranbong, NSW, Australia, Avondale Academic Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS498

ISBN: 0959933743

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 680gms, 336 pages. In this book, Milton Hook takes the history of Avondale College from its earliest days through to its centenntial in 1997. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of the Tilligerry Peninsula, A

By: Howard, William (ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tanilba Bay, Australia, Tilligerry and Districts Family History Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS100

ISBN: 0646290851

Condition: Good


Softcover, First Edition, 275gms, 70 pages. This is the history and the story of Tilligerry and district and of the people that lived there. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some mild staining to pages, is covered in clear plastic, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. 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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Lasseter's Last Ride: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 1)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS49

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 516gms, 251 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 1 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Happy days, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see lis... View more info

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Drums of Mer: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 6)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS47

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 522gms, 378 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 6 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Cheery years, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, webbing slightly loose at the rear internal binding, otherwise no other pre-loved marki... View more info

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Madman's Island: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 12)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $230.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS46

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 508gms, 253 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 12 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Cheerio and good luck, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Pl... View more info

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Yellow Joss and Other Tales, The: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 7)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1938

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS45

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 510gms, 266 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 7 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Wishing you the best, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Plea... View more info

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Flynn of the Inland: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 2)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS42

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 488gms, 306 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 2 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Jolly good times, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear and rubbing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book.... View more info

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Sailing Home: A Pictorial Record of the First Fleet Re-Enactment Voyage

By: Iggulden, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: North Ryde, AUS, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS365

ISBN: 0207159653

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 730g, 120pgs, coloured endpapers. A stunning pictorial record of the re-enactment and celebration of the voyage of the First Fleet. 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. 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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Sailing Home: A Pictorial Record of the First Fleet Re-Enactment Voyage

By: Iggulden, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: North Ryde, AUS, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS6188

ISBN: 0207159653

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 730g, 120pgs, coloured endpapers. A stunning pictorial record of the re-enactment and celebration of the voyage of the First Fleet. 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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Glorious Years, The (Of Australia Fair From the Birth of the Bulletin to Versailles)

By: Inson, Graeme; and Ward, Russel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milton, QLD, Australia, Jacaranda Press Pty Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS642

ISBN: 0701604204

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and gold stamping in black/dark blue pictorial slip case, first edition, 2.9kgs, 158 pages, illustrated endpapers, includes sleeved vinyl LP the book was issued with. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Slip case is in fair condition with a large tear to the top, though still well in tact, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Old Sydney Town: Heritage Park Somerbsy Guide

By: Irving Robert; and Chisholm, P.M. (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Somersby, NSW, Australia, Old Sydney Town Pty Ltd: 1974

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS643

ISBN: 0869000241

Condition: Good


Stapled soft cover with front flap, edition not stated, 88gms, 32 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Old Sydney Town: Heritage Park Somerbsy Guide

By: Irving Robert; and Chisholm, P.M. (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Somersby, NSW, Australia, Old Sydney Town Pty Ltd: 1974

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS644

ISBN: 0869000241

Condition: Good


Stapled soft cover with front flap, edition not stated, 88gms, 32 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Unity and Diversity: A National Conversation (The Barton Lectures)

By: Irving, Helen (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ESS4

ISBN: 0733310311

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 330gms, 256 pages. A thought provoking analysis of issues confronting Australia as it moves into the 21st century, the Barton Lectures make a significant contribution to the national conversation. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Reader's Digest Book of Historic Australian Towns

By: Irving, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest P/L: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST72

ISBN: 090948693X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with cream boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1985gms, 334 pages, illustrated endpapers. 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 to edges and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs almost 2kg so may incur additional postage costs. View more info

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History of Wellington New South Wales - "The Second Vale of Tempe" - 1817-1900

By: Jervis, James

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Wellington, Australia, Wellington Shire Council: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS465

Condition: Good


Softcover in blue with gold stamping, first edition, 266gms, 72 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. A previous owner has inscribed the book in pen on the inside blank page opposite the forward. Cover shows scuffing to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Living Relics of Australia (Volume 2)

By: Joffe, Mick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berowra Heights, NSW, Australia, Mick and Phyl Jofffe: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AUST163

ISBN: 0957904908

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, limited edition numbered 2654 of 5000, signed by author on title page, 704gms, 128 pages, illustrated endpapers. Contains 25 of our greatest living characters. Each character is capture in a caricature by Mick Joffe and accomapanied by a short text piece about their life and achievements. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front page. Boards and dust jacket in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherw... View more info

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Boom-Boom! A Century of Australian Comedy

By: Johnson, Rob; and Smiedt, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Headline Australia: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ENTTV36

ISBN: 0733609384

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 722gms, 376 pages. In a fascinating blend of social history, interviews, photos and sketches, this book chronicles a century of Australian comedy and features the likes of Dame Edna, the D-Gen and much more. 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