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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... 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 wit... 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 ... View more info

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Splinter's Story '...and We Were Young'

By: Walshe, J. P.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Jannali, NSW, Australia, Literary Productions: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO136

ISBN: 0646452371

Condition: Good


Softcover, revised edition, 194gms, 96 pages. Five vivid accounts of Australia's resistance 1941-45 to Japan's southwest thrust in World War II told by a young infantryman, Jim 'Splinter' Walshe. 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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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 m... 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 sh... View more info

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Colonial Ladies

By: Weidenhofer, Maggie (ed)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: South Yarra, Australia, Currey O'Neil Ross Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS18

ISBN: 0859022587

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms, 120 pages, pink coloured endpapers. The extracts in Colonial Ladies are freshly told anecdotes about people, places and events. Book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with no to very little shelf wear, some marks on back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more th... View more info

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Another 12 Crimes That Shocked the Nation

By: Whiticker, Alan J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU80

ISBN: 1741104947

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 360gms, 204 pages. These riveting Australian stories cover over 100 years of infamous crimes and include: The Chant of Jimmy Governor; Ronald Ryan - The Last Man Hanged; The Granny Killer; The Snowtown Murders; The Death of Jaidyn Leskie; The Murder of Janine Balding; and many more. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Another 12 Crimes That Shocked the Nation

By: Whiticker, Alan J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU101

ISBN: 1741104947

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 360gms, 204 pages. These riveting Australian stories cover over 100 years of infamous crimes and include: The Chant of Jimmy Governor; Ronald Ryan - The Last Man Hanged; The Granny Killer; The Snowtown Murders; The Death of Jaidyn Leskie; The Murder of Janine Balding; and many more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Families, Incomes and Jobs, Volume 6: A Statistical Report on Waves 1 to 8 of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey

By: Wilkins, Roger; Warren, Diana; Hahn, Markus; and Houng, Brendan

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REF162

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 838gms, 183 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Cover shows light creasing and scuffing. There is some mild water damage to the book, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Our Australian Heritage: A History in Pictures Since 1788

By: Willey, Keith

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Child & Henry Publishing Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS273

ISBN: 0867773138

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, Second Edition, 1,250gms, 384 pages plus index, no endpapers. A history is pictures since 1788 including over 700 illustrations including engravings, paintings and photographs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration throughout, previous owner's name on inside front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more, than 1 item and s... View more info

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Knob, The: A History of Yorkey's Knob

By: Williams, Mary T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cairns, QLD,

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS345

ISBN: 1862526222

Condition: Fair


Softcover, 186g, 76pgs, signed by author on title page. Discusses the history of Yorkey's Knob, a peninsular in Northern Queensland, includes black and white photographs. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, 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 stoc... View more info

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Song in the Desert, A

By: Williams, R. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST196

ISBN: 0207198322

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 478gms, 201 pages, red endpapers. This is the story of the three years that R M Williams spent travelling the desert with Salvation Army preachers, William Wade and A Cockney, to bring Christianity to the people of the desert. In an extraordinary collection of reminiscences, R M Williams explores a different slice of outback Australian history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and l... View more info

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Last Bastion, The

By: Williamson, Kristin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dee Why West, NSW, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001320

ISBN: 0701818476

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 928gms, 264 pages. Based on the TV series written by David Williamson and Denis Whitburn. It is the story of a power struggle between Australia, England and the USA in 1942 over the Japanese entry into World War II. 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, otherwise no other pre-lov... View more info

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Cricket's Biggest Mystery: The Ashes

By: Willis, Ronald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1982

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI31

ISBN: 0727017683

Condition: Good


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 540gms, 159pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is a fascinating and well-researched account of the origin of the Ashes and details the personalities involved in the foundation of this great tradition. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-lo... View more info

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Lingayen

By: Willson, Geoff

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Australia, Geoff Willson:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO178

ISBN: 1875869026

Condition: Fair to Good


Stapled softcover, edition not stated, undated, 346gms, 116 pages, typed and stapled booklet. This is the story of the Battle for Lingayen Gulf by a seaman who was there on the HMAS Warramunga. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows some markings and back cover has come loose from staple, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Echo of Silent Screams, The: The Gold Coast Hitchhike Murders

By: Wilson, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Niddrie, VIC, Australia, Pennon Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU103

ISBN: 1877029270

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 412gms, 246 pages. This book is much more than a murder mystery. It opens up the very soul of one of the families involved in this disturbing case, which stillremains unsolved over 28 years later. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small texta mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia's Top 500 Companies 1987-88: The Business Who's Who of Australia (Bicentennial Edition)

By: Wilson, John C.; and Findlay, Russell J. (eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, R. G. Riddell P/L: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS454

ISBN: 0947060057

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with faux maroon leather boards with gold embossing, first edition, 2115gms, 569 pages, decorated endpapers, pages gold-edged. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards shows only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Old Worlds and New Australia: The post-War Migrant Experience

By: Wilton, Janis; Bosworth, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victoria, AUS, Penguin: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS348

ISBN: 0140070176

Condition: Fair


Softcover, first edition, 188g, 215pgs. Reviews Australia's immigration policy since the Second World War - its effects on attitudes, lifestyles, and on those who have brought parts of their old worlds to new Australia. Book is in fair condition with sticker inside front cover, and moderate general wear and tear, 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 t... View more info