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Pocket History of Australia: From Aboriginal Arrival to the Present Day

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wingfield, SA, Australia, Cameron House: 2002

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS626

ISBN: 1875999574

Condition: Very Good


Soft card cover, edition not stated, 236gms, 193 pages. Book is in very condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Historical Tours in Greater Cessnock

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cessnock, Australia, Greater Cessnock Historical Society: 1981

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS152

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, edition not stated, 50gms, 32 pages. This book details a number of historical tours of the Greater Cessnock area. Tour 1 - The Great Northern Road; Tour 2 - Valley of Black Creek; Tour 3 - Mount View Range and the Vineyards. Includes maps. 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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All-Time Favourite Australian Song Book, The

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST191

ISBN: 0207147558

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 820gms, 114pages. This book features a collection of over 80 all-time Australian favourites (plus a few ring-ins). All are presented with introductory notes. 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 moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping and one or two small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Shearers, The

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS449

ISBN: 0170058840

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1470gms, 416pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is the first history of that independent army of men who tramped the great shearing routes of the outback. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout and mild soiling to the page edges. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some very light sun fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may uncur additional postage. View more info

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Prisoners of War: From Gallipoli to Korea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR158

ISBN: 0670903086

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1370gms, 599 pages, grey/blue endpapers. In this book, Patsy Adam-Smith uses dozens of interviews with former POWs to repaint the image to show the strength and courage of Australians taken prisoner in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Shearers, The

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS1111

ISBN: 0170058840

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1470gms, 416pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is the first history of that independent army of men who tramped the great shearing routes of the outback. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout and mild soiling to the page edges. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some sun fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may uncur additional postage. View more info

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Cowra: Teruhiko Asada's First-Person Account of 'The Night of a Thousand Suicides'

By: Asada, Teruhiko

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO34

ISBN: 0207151830

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 100gms, 125 pages. Early in the morning of August 5, 1944, a thousand Japanese POWs launched a desperate charge at the machine-gun posts and barbed wire surrounding their compound at Cowra, NSW. The break-out was doomed to fail with 230 men killed and more than 350 injured in what must be seen as a mass suicide attempt. This book addresses the question - why did it happen - through Teruhiko Asada's compelling first person account. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Footnote People in Australian History

By: Atkinson, Ann (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Broadway, Australia, The Fairfax Library: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS21

ISBN: 0949707120

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards title written in black on front cover, and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 475gms, 240 pages, yellow coloured endpapers. This book details the lives of forty personalities who were newsworthy in their own day and often had a significant impact on their own times. Book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with no to very little shelf wear, 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 th... View more info

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As a Matter of Fact: Answering the Myths and Misconceptions About Indigneous Australians

By: ATSIC

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woden, ACT, Australia, Office of Public Affairs: 1998

Edition: Reprint with Corrections

Seller ID: ABO45

ISBN: 0642320225

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint with corrections, 292gms, 71 pages. Book is in good conditition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows some light soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Voyage of the Investigator, The

By: Austin, K. A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000585

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 612gms, 223 pages. This book tells of the explorations and adventures of Matthew Flinders (the Great Denominator), his imprisonment by the French, his disappointments, his triumph, and his death. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and has been covered with a removeable plastic slip. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Great Aussie Pub Crawl, The

By: Baglin, Douglass; Austin, Yvonne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST97

ISBN: 0867770376

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 860g, 127pgs, photographs on endpapers. Presents a smorgasbord of Australian pubs, including the old, the new, the quaint, the grand, the ugly, the beautiful, the bizarre, and the commonplace. 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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Discovering Historic Australia

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Book Company, The: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS172

ISBN: 0725402113

Condition: Very Good


Laminated hardcover with pictorial boards, no dust jacket, Reprint, 700gms, 145 pages, maroon coloured endpapers. Through the medium of over 200 full colour photographs from Douglass Baglin and the perceptive and carefully researched text of Barbara Mullins, this book takes the reader on a journey of discovery through historic Australia, a varied and diverse pilgrimage which covers the huge continent and bears testimony to man's endeavours. 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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Historic Australia: The Seekers, the Settlers and the Builders

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1983

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: HISAUS270

ISBN: 0701817313

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, Fourth Impression, 700gms, 144 pages, pale blue coloured endpapers. Historic Australia: The Seekers, the Settlers and the Builders is a plea for their preservation. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, 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 lis... View more info

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Discovering Historic Australia

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Book Company, The: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS422

ISBN: 0725402113

Condition: Very Good


Laminated hardcover with pictorial boards, no dust jacket, Reprint, 700gms, 145 pages, maroon coloured endpapers. Through the medium of over 200 full colour photographs from Douglass Baglin and the perceptive and carefully researched text of Barbara Mullins, this book takes the reader on a journey of discovery through historic Australia, a varied and diverse pilgrimage which covers the huge continent and bears testimony to man's endeavours. 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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White Divers of Broome, The: The True Story of a Fatal Experiment

By: Bailey, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia: 2001

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS663

ISBN: 0732910781

Condition: Good


Softcover, advanced reading copy, 301pp, weighs 368gms. This is the story of 12 British Royal Navy-trained divers and their attempt to master the perilous art of pearl-shell diving. It tells the story of an extraordinary experiment and its fatal aftermath. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia Comes of Age: Rebellion, Independence, War and the Worker

By: Barber, George (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kensington, Australia, Bay Books Pty Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS200

ISBN: 0858359146

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with light blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 950gms 280 pages, blank endpapers. Australia Comes of Age is a history of Australia, looking at her fierce independence, from colonisation to the end of World War 2 and the ambitious migration program that brought thousands of people in from overseas to create a new home in Australia. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money... View more info

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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, 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. W... 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 the associated stampings and markings, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional pos... View more info