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Day Before Yesterday, A: Good Old Sydney Town

By: Davis, Abe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Abe Davis: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000607

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 290gms, 138 pages. Intimate records of a changing city from the turn of the century. Includes numerous black and white photographs. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Small pen inscription from previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Towards the Future: A History of Kincumber Parish and Holy Cross Church (1942-1992)

By: Dawes, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: South Kincumber, NSW, Australia, The Holy Cross Church: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS546

ISBN: 064610294X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 462gms, 276 pages. John Dawes has written a detailed history of Catholic endeavour at Kincumber, which stretches back to the early years of the 19th century. The book reflects the labours, aspirations and enduring faith of clergy, religion and laity for the love of God. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Menzies & Churchill at War: A Revealing Account of the 1941 Struggle for Power

By: Day, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: East Roseville, Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: POL11

ISBN: 0731810589

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 354gms, 271pgs. Against the backdrop of the Second World War, two charismatic leaders competed in a bitter struggle for power that would change the history of the world. 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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Exploring the Hunter Region: A Heritage Field Guide

By: Donald, J. K.; and Hungerford, M. E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS56

ISBN: 0949924962

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 268g, 201pgs. This is a comprehensive guide to the Hunter Region paying special attention to places of historical, scenic and other tourist interest. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Exploring the Hunter Region: A Heritage Field Guide

By: Donald, J. K.; and Hungerford, M. E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS58

ISBN: 0949924962

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 268g, 201pgs. This is a comprehensive guide to the Hunter Region paying special attention to places of historical, scenic and other tourist interest. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Our Dora Creek Church Heritage: A House of Prayer For All People

By: Dora Creek Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dora Creek, NSW, Australia, Dora Creek Seventh-Day Adventist Church:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS448

Condition: Good


Soft folder with typed pages and clear plastic cover, first edition, 234gms, 36pgs. Folder and pages are in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ngurra Walytja, Country of My Spirit

By: Downing, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australia, Australian National University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO18

ISBN: 0731503953

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 350gms, 181 pages. Ngurra Walytja, Country of My Sprit is a study of the 'Outstation' or Homelands movement- a movement of Aboriginal people away from larger settlements into small communities in remote areas, generally in their own tribal 'homelands', where there are many areas of sacred importance to the ancestor, creation stories of their clans. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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German-Australian Called Holtermann, The: Ein Deutsch-Australier Namens Holtermann

By: Drinkwater, Malcolm

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Malcolm Drinkwater: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS424

ISBN: 0959284532

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 104gms, 73 pages. This book covers the history of gold in Australia, Hill End and its beginning, gold miner Holtermann, and the programme of events for the Holtermann Centenary Festival. 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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Colours of Kangaroo Island: 100 Stories of the People and Places That Make Up Its History

By: Dudley Writers Group (compiled by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kangaroo Island, SA, Australia, Dudley Writers Group KI Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST152

ISBN: 0959936726

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 234gms, 135 pages. The 100 stories in this book are presented under a symbolic number, to indicate a good-sized collection. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Highest, Most and Best Australian Cricket Statistics 1850-1990

By: Dundas, Ross; and Pollard, Jack

Price: $26.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI124

ISBN: 0207164606

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1060gms, 395pgs, green endpapers. The most comprehensive collection of Australian first class and limited over cricket statistics. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with moderate shelf wear and scuffing. Dust jacket shows some minor sun fading. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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War Diaries of Weary Dunlop, The: Java and the Burma-Thailand Railway 1942-1945

By: Dunlop, E. E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO141

ISBN: 0140128611

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 302gms, 476 pages. This fascinating account of Sir Edward Dunlop's experiences as senior medical officer in POW camps in Java and on the Burma-Thailand Railway has sold over 35,000 copies. 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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Port Kembla 1770-1992: A Brief Story of the Port from the Earliest Days and a History of the Work Amongst Seafarers in the Port- Through the Missions to Seamen 1942-1992

By: Dykes, Rev. Owen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Port Kembla, Australia, Port Kembla Mission Committee: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS122

ISBN: 0646100505

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 375gms, 160 pages. Part of the purpose of this book is to emphasise the importance of the Merchant Navy in the discovery, development and survival by the English colony in Australia and particularly in the survival and expansion of the English colony in New South Wales. Book is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, several creases on the front cover, signed by the author, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. 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... View more info

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Boolaroo Bulletin: A Centenary Publication 1898-1998 - Past and Present

By: Editors of the Boolaroo Bulletin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boolaroo, Australia, Boolaroo Bulletin: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS528

Condition: Good


Stapled booklet, first edition, 82gms, 20 pages. This special edition of the Boolaroo Bulletin produced to celebrate 100 years of business in the town, features history, stories from past and present, local characters and legends, and a vision for the future economic growth of the area. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Port of Pearls: A History of Broome

By: Edwards, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Swanbourne, WA, Australia, Hugh Edwards: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS664

ISBN: 072701885X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown/tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, self published, second edition, 198pp, weighs 482gms, cream endpapers. Hugh Edwards' historical and contemporary insights into Broome make a fitting centenary tribute to this resilient Australian town, which has so often been reprieved from the sentence of death. 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. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, some minor chipping and sun fading to the spine... View more info

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Cardiff: Early Photographs

By: Edwards, Lorraine (compiled by)

Price: $70.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS637

ISBN: 09590815OX

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 278gms, 64 pages. 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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Justice All Their Own: The Caledon Bay and Woodah Island Killings 1932- 1933

By: Egan, Ted

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Carlton South, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: ABO4

ISBN: 0522846939

Condition: As New


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms, 244 pages, blank endpapers. Ted Egan's close association with Aboriginal People enabled him to interview the participants in the horrendous events - he sat down in the country where the incidents took place. Book is in as new condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in as new condition with no visible shelf wear, book signed by author, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lachlan Macquarie: His Life, Adventures and Times

By: Ellis, M. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1978

Edition: Famous Australian Lives Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS178

ISBN: 0207137560

Condition: Good


Paperback, Famous Australian Lives Edition, 700gms, 614pages. Lachlan Macquarie is one of the greatest figures in Australian history, the Scottish soldier who ruled the continent from 1810 to 1821, and who endowed it with its first organized finance and commerce, its first inland explored and settlement, its first highways and paved streets, its first fine architecture, and its first official patronage of the arts and literature. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout. There is a small sticker mark on the front cover, otherwise no ot... View more info

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Sydney Harbour

By: Emanuel, Cedric; and Van Sommers, Tess

Price: $12.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Cassell Australia Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS578

ISBN: 0726926728

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, landscape format, 212gms, 64 pages. This book features black and white sketches by Cedric Emanuel of different locations around Sydney Harbour accompanied by text from Tess Van Sommers. 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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Shadows of Our Dreaming: A Celebration of Early Australia

By: Fairbairn, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST171

ISBN: 0207145482

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 646gms, 250 pages, orange endpapers. This book is a collection of poetry, family history and Aboriginal references by Anne Fairbairn, whose forebears were pioneers of Australia and friends to the Aboriginal people. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear/chipping and some mild fading to the edges and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Image for Louth Park Mob, The: Memories Come Flooding Back

Louth Park Mob, The: Memories Come Flooding Back

By: Fairleigh, Mick; and Doherty, Paul

Price: $80.00

Publisher: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS556

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, first edition, 108pp, weighs 414 gms. A written and pictorial history of Louth Park, Maitland. Includes almost 200 black and white photographs. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very minor general wear. There is a small mark on the front cover from where a sticker has been removed otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info