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Gosford and the Kendall Country (Koolewong to Lisarow)

By: Swancott, Charles

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Woy Woy, NSW, Australia, Brisbane Water Historical Society: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS437

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 456gms, 334 pages, signed by author. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Inside front page shows signature of author in pen at the top. Dust jacket is in fair condition with a few medium sized tears, chipping and moderate shelf wear otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Alexander Berry and Elizabeth Wollstonecraft

By: Swords, Meg

Price: $5.50

Publisher: North Shore, Australia, North Shore Historical Society: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS535

ISBN: 0855871288

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 102gms, 44 pages. This book is all about one of the North Shore's oldest dwelling and in particular Alexander Berry and Elizabeth Wollstonecraft. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Torch Bearer, The: Centenary Issue - 1889-1989 (The Magazine of the Sydney Church of England Grammar School)

By: Sydney Church of England Grammar School

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Sydney Church of England Grammar School: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS560

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 166pp, weighs 392gms. The centenary issue of the Sydney Church of England Grammar School magazine. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Aborigines & Uranium and Other Essays

By: Tatz, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Richmond, VIC, Australia, Heinemann Educational Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO3

ISBN: 0858592762

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 268gms, 190 pages. These essays, written over two years, are about the contemporary Aboriginal experience. 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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Unbeatable Sydney: The Complete Olympics Record - The Game, The City, The Stats

By: The Australian

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, The Australian: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPO27

ISBN: 0732265819

Condition: Good


Softcover with flaps, first edition, 390gms, 255pgs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lives of Crime: The Melbourne Gangland Murders and Other Tales of True Crime

By: Tippet, Gary; and Munro, Ian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU132

ISBN: 0732286093

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 480gms, 377 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hoods, Harlots & Hustlers: Crimes That Shocked Our Young Nation

By: Travers, Robert

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU68

ISBN: 020713362X

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 158gms, 222 pages. Here are the daring, despicable and foolhardy crimes that rocked our colonial forefathers. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book shows heavy fading to spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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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Photos of Old Newcastle: From Nobbys to Paterson

By: Turner, John; and Sullivan, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Newcastle, NSW, Australia, Hunter History Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS568

ISBN: 0959508155

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 414gms, 80 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Contents include historic photos, maps, anecdotes and descriptions of: Newcastle; Tomago; Raymond Terrace; Osterley; Duckenfield; Morpeth; Hinton; Woodville; Dunmore; and Paterson. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Century-Makers, The: The Men Behind the Ashes 1877-1977

By: Tyson, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Hutchinson Group P/L: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000742

ISBN: 0091372119

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 546gms, 567 pages. This book offers the cricket-lover a wealth of detail about every aspect of Test cricket with fresh insight into the personalities and characters of its great players. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and minor page discolouration/spotting throughout. Softcover shows some discolouration. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Our First 100 Years: Bexhill Wesleyan Church (1885-1985)

By: Unknown

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS571

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 88gms, 24 pages. Small booklet celebrating 100 years of the Bexhill Wesleyan Church. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside back of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Anzac: The Story Of the Anzac Soldier

By: Vader, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, New English Library: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS670

ISBN: 0450006727

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 127pp, weighs 268gms, tan endpapers. This is the history of Australian and New Zealand soldiers, the Anzacs, beginning with the mounted bushmen who rode against the Boers, through all the wars, including Vietnam. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping, scuffing and a few small tears. Dust jacket has been p... 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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Newcastle Club Centenary 1985

By: Various

Price: $120.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Newcastle Club: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS570

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and gold stamping, first edition, 320gms, 71 pages. Commemorating the centenary of the Newcastle Club. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear 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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City's Centrepiece, The: The History of the Sydney G.P.O.

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hale & Iremonger Pty Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS532

ISBN: 0868063045

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 640gms, 114 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket in good condition with only moderate shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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200 Years History of Australian Cooking, The

By: Various (eds)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Balmain, Australia, Polly Book Publishing Company P/L: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FOOCOO90

ISBN: 0947110011

Condition: Good


Hardcover with imitation leather boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1620gms, 319 pages. illustrated endpapers. This book is much more than a cookbook. It gives the reader an insight into the development of the Australian kitchen and records the multi-cultural contributions to our food supply, our cooking pots and our table. 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 has been covered in clear protective sleeve, otherwise no other pre-loved ... View more info

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South Australia's Heritage

By: Walker, Jenny (ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Netley, SA, Australia, Department of Environment and Planning: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS463

ISBN: 0724346805

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1285gms, 227 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of those places that are part of South Australia's legacy of the past. It gives an overview of the State's social and economic development, the Aboriginal perspective of the landscape, the growth of the city of Adelaide, mining and smelting, rural industry, and commerce. 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 onl... View more info