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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 o... View more info

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Third Old Gosford and District in Pictures, The

By: Dundon, Gwen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Gosford, Australia, 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS432

ISBN: 0959643036

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 522gms, 100 pages. This is a pictorial record of the history of Gosford and its surrounds. Book is in good condition with some general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. The cover shows some very mild fading otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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 p... View more info

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Focus on Faraday and Beyond: Australia's Crime of the Century - The Inside Story

By: Eastwood, Edwin John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coeur De Lion Publishers Pty Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU124

ISBN: 0646111868

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 260gms, 250 pages. The extraordinary account of a kidnapping that stopped the nation and its equally extraordinary sequel, when its planner attempted to free an innocent man wrongly convicted as his co-offender. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spoting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

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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 marki... 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 gene... 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 ... View more info

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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

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Australia's Wilderness Heritage: Volume 1: World Heritage Areas

By: Figgis, Penelope; Mosley, Geoff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Willoughby, Australia, Weldon Publishing: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISNAT16

ISBN: 0947116532

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 2,300gms, 400 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Australia's Wilderness Heritage explores the Australian environment in a way never before attempted in this country. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Book weighs over 2kg and may incur... View more info

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Australia's Wilderness Heritage: Volume 1: World Heritage Areas

By: Figgis, Penelope; Mosley, Geoff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Willoughby, Australia, Weldon Publishing: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISNAT25

ISBN: 0947116532

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 2,300gms, 400 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Australia's Wilderness Heritage explores the Australian environment in a way never before attempted in this country. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Book weighs over 2kg and may incur addi... View more info

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Australians, The: From 1788 to Modern Times

By: Fisher, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Robert Hale Limited: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS32

ISBN: 709101228

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 255 pages, blank endpapers. This book is a lively attempt to put Australia's chequered progress into perspective in preparation for the undeclared future of the world's last discovered continent. Book, although old, is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, mild page discoloration particularly to the endpapers and tops of the pages, some very mild staining to pages. D... View more info

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Australian War Diary: Australian Armed Forces In a Changing World - 1870-2010

By: Fisher, Victoria (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, Random House Australia: 2011

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS905

ISBN: 1742752357

Condition: Very


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, second edition, revised, 1208gms, 303 pages, coloured endpapers. This riveting book reflects a rich and unique view of Australian history. Illustrated with over 350 photographs and illustrations from publications of the time, the Australian War Diary will you back to the past to remind you that although war frequently dominates the news, alongside it our everyday lives continue. Book is in very good ... View more info

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Gallipoli

By: Fitzsimons, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, Random House Australia: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARONE34

ISBN: 1741666597

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1100g, 824pgs, maroon endpapers. 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 only light shelf wear, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Ballad of Les Darcy, The

By: Fitzsimons, Peter

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Pymble, Sydney, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS431

ISBN: 0732286360

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 224gms, 221 pages. This is the story of Les Darcy, a man torn between his love of a sport, boxing, and the patriotic call of his country. What unfolds is a ballad of love, war, betrayal, mystery, patriotism and heroism; a ballad of a champion whose story still has the power to move the stoniest heart. Book is in very 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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Kokoda

By: Fitzsimons, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hachette Australia: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO167

ISBN: 0733619622

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 812gms, 490 pages. The Kokoda Track is the symbol of World War II for Australians. Here, Peter Fitzsimons takes readers up the tortuous track and into battle with the young men who fought there so courageously. 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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Explorers, The

By: Flannery, Tim (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Text Publishing Company: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS400

ISBN: 1876485221

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 308gms, 385 pages. Tim Flannery's utterly compelling anthology, documenting almost four centuries of exploration, takes us beyond the frontier into a world of danger, compassion, humour, brutality and death. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info