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Gold: Australia

By: Crago, Tony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Murray David Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS509

ISBN: 1976411473

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 322g, 71pgs. Talented author and artist Tony Crago tells the story of the dramatic times of the Australian gold rushes in words and pictures. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Historic Towns and Buildings of New South Wales Hunter Region

By: Crago, Tony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Ure Smith P/L: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS427

ISBN: 0725404779

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown/red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 490gms, 68 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book uses a series of paintings accompanied by text to retrace the history of the Hunter region. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and curling otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sand Between the Toes: A Pigeon House Panorama

By: Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ulladulla, Australia, Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS531

ISBN: 0646193945

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 276gms, 160 pages. This book is a compilation of intriguing tales and interesting facts about the beauty and history of the Shoalhaven and beyond told by the Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen inscription on the inside title page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Australian Batting 1850-1986, A

By: Crowley, Brian

Price: $8.50

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, The Macmillan Company of Australia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI24

ISBN: 0333415213

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 722g, 211pgs. Here are the heroes of Australian batsmanship spanning 135 years from 1850 to 1985. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Across the Bar: The Story of 'Simpson', The Man With the Donkey - Australia and Tyneside's Great Military Hero

By: Curran, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Yeronga, QLD, Australia, Ogmios Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARONE25

ISBN: 0646165240

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1225g, 395pgs, black endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is some spotting/soiling to the page edges. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, scuffing, chipping and a few small nicks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Transportation, Escape and Pardoning of Mary Bryant, The

By: Currey, C. H.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Halstead Press: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISAUS480

ISBN: 090913457X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 312gms, 66 pages, light blue endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Flying Corps In the Western and Eastern Theatres of War, The: The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 (Volume VIII)

By: Cutlack, F. M.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: St Lucia, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARONE24

ISBN: 0702217271

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 776g, 493pgs, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only minor shelf wear and a few small tears. There is a pen inscription on the inside front endpaper from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Whalemen Adventurers

By: Dakin, William. John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus and Robertson Publishers: 1938

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS185

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with dark blue boards, no dust jacket, Second Revised Edition, 775gms, 285 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Whalemen Adventurers is the story of whaling in Australian Waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times (1930s). Book is in fair condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration, crease to some pages, stains to several pages, previous owners name on front endpaper, covered in clear cont... View more info

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Sydney Harbour Bridge: An Account of the Design and Construction of This Famous Bridge with Some Reflections on Other Arch Bridges

By: Dance, H. E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS591

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, reprint, 106gms, 34 pages. Booklet is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a stamp from a previous owner on the front cover and a pen marking from a previous owner on the copyright page. Cover shows a few small nicks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Islands of Sydney Harbour, The

By: Davies, Simon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hale & Iremonger P/L: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS564

ISBN: 0868061883

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 85pp, weighs 396gms. This book traces the history of the Sydney Harbour Islands and their fascinating development, but also provides detailed information on how the public may rediscover an intriguing part of Sydney's convict, colonial and maritime history. 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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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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Breweries of Australia, The: A History

By: Deutsher, Keith M.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Port Melbourne, Australia, Thomas C. Lothian P/L: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS611

ISBN: 085091986X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1605gms, 374 pages, yellow endpapers. This book provides a unique and complete record of Australia's brewing heritage from the time of colonisation. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. 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