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

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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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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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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Murray River's Paddle Steamers and Bullockies, The

By: Tucker, Frank

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Blackburn, Australia, Australasian Educa Press Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS351

ISBN: 0867870389

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial boards, first edition, 87pp, weighs 400gms, illustrated endpapers. This book traces the emergence, heyday, and decline of the paddle steamers which played such an important part in settling and developing large areas of land in the Murray River Basin. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear and have been covered in protective plastic, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item... 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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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

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Stalking of Julia Gillard, The: How the Media and Team Rudd Brought Down the Prime Minister

By: Walsh, Kerry-Anne

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: POLAUS3

ISBN: 1742379222

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 440gms, 305 pages. This is the story about one of the most extraordinary episodes in recent Australian political history. It focuses on Team Rudd and the media's treatment of its slow-death campaign of destabilisation, with its disastrous effect on Gillard and the government's functioning. It is about a politician who was never given a fair go; not in the media, not by Rudd, not by some in caucus. Book is in very good condition with very mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Finding Australia - The History of Australia to 1821

By: Ward, Russel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, VIC, Australia, Heinemann Educational Australia: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001106

ISBN: 0858594021

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 648gms, 459 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Water Resources of N.S.W

By: Water Concervation and Irrigation Commission (eds)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Water Conservation and Irrigation Commission:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS196

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with white boards with writing in silver and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,175gms, 218 pages, blank endpapers. This books at the water resources of New South Wales, the rivers and streams that make up the water resources of New South Wales. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with very 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 dir... View more info

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Romance of the Australian Land Industries, The

By: Watt, Robert. D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson (Publishers) Pty Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS246

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 400gms, 271 pages, blank endpapers. This book tells the story of the remarkable progress of agriculture and stockraising from the time when Australia failed to grow enough for its original 1200 white inhabitants up till 1951. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust Jacket is in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping and several tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase m... View more info