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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. Dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, inside flaps are slightly curled, bent and creased, dust jacket is pric... 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 condition with only very mild general wear and tear. Boards are also in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, ... 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

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Amazing Facts About Australian Landforms (Steve Parish Discover & Learn About Australia #1)

By: Fox, Alan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: QLD, Australia, Steve Parish Publishing P/L:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISNAT38

ISBN: 1875932380

Condition: Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 392gms, 80 pages. This is volume 1 in the Steve Parish Discover & Learn Collection. Clearly and simply written, and illustrated in brilliant colour with photographs, diagrams and maps, this collection is the perfect resource for a discovery approach to learning. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

By: Frame, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hachette Australia: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA28

ISBN: 0733623638

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 604gms, 412pgs. 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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HMAS Sydney: Loss & Controversy

By: Frame, Tom

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Headline Australia: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA33

ISBN: 0733609422

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 556gms, 302pgs. Why was HMAS Sydney and her 645 crew lost without a trace? This book offers the most thorough and comprehensive examination of that fateful event, which continues to arouse heated debate. 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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Town of Murals, A: Kurri Kurri NSW

By: Franklin, Wendy (ed)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Kurri Kurri, NSW, Towns With Heart Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS492

Condition: Very Good


Medium softcover, first edition, 254gms, 71 pages. This book looks at the country town of Kurri Kurri NSW and known as the town of murals. It features each of the town's murals and details the artwork and the artist who completed it. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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England Versus Australia: A Pictorial History of the Test Matches Since 1877

By: Frith, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Queen Anne Press: 1989

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI35

ISBN: 0356175774

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint of sixth edition, 1440gms, 352pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is an ambitious volume which incorporates over 1150 pictures and some rare early engravings and a choice selection from the last 42 years of Anglo-Australian test warfare. Book is in good condition with moderate 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. Book weighs almost 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Down From Barrenjoey: Sketch Impressions of the Peninsula

By: Gamble, Allan

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Allan Gamble: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST81

ISBN: 0958768102

Condition: Good


Hardcover with khaki boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 624gms, pages not numbered, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and a few small tears to the top front and back corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Toukley 100 Years

By: Gambrill, Noel & Robyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toukley, NSW, Australia, Toukley Public School: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: HISAUS657

ISBN: 0646056328

Condition: Good


Brown hardcover with gold stamping, first edition, 688gms, 112 pages, blank endpapers, signed by authors on inside back of front board. Commemorative book celebrating 100 years of Toukley Public School. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lightning Ridge: Home of the Black Opal: Unique to the World

By: Gan, Bruce

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Lightning Ridge, Australia, Gan Bruce: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS68

ISBN: 0959260102

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards with gold writing (title and author) and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 775gms, 192 pages, red coloured endpapers. Gan Bruce completes the picture with legends and tales of the almost unbelievable characters who toiled and fought in their lust for the Black Opal- the Queen of Gems. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some minor page discoloration. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combine... View more info

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Standard Australian Coin Catalogue, The (1966 Decimal Currency Edition)

By: Gartner, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Hawthorn Press: 1966

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: ANT42

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, edition not stated, 34g, 16pgs. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Quite a few entries have been marked off with a tick or a number in pen or pencil throughout by a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Philip Geeves' Sydney

By: Geeves, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: HISAUS52

ISBN: 0207144974

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 938gms, 156 pages, green endpapers, signed by illustrator on the half-title page. This book takes the reader on a tour of Sydney, discussing the history of 78 public buildings, statues, bridges, arcades, parks, pubs, historic houses, churches and landmarks. Each subject is illustrated by Cedric Emanuel. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear and moderate sun fading to the edges and spine... View more info

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Philip Geeves' Sydney

By: Geeves, Philip

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS54

ISBN: 0207144974

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 938gms, 156 pages, green endpapers. This book takes the reader on a tour of Sydney, discussing the history of 78 public buildings, statues, bridges, arcades, parks, pubs, historic houses, churches and landmarks. Each subject is illustrated by Cedric Emanuel. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear and moderate sun fading to the edges and spines, and a few small tears. otherwise no other p... View more info

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Eureka: Rebellion Beneath the Southern Cross

By: Gold, Geoffrey (ed)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS290

ISBN: 027002562

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,050gms, 120 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and chipping and one small tear on the front cover, 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 direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Terra Australis Cognito: A History of the Hunter Valley in Poems

By: Goldman, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Raymond Terrace, NSW, Coole Park Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POE26

ISBN: 0959037004

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 100g, 52pgs. A collection of poems, themed on the history of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Witness History of Australia, An

By: Gordon, Harry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1988

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS227

ISBN: 0140118845

Condition: Good


Paperback, Fourth Edition, 800gms, 503 pages. An Eyewitness History of Australia is a mine of information for anyone interested in Australian History. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration/spotting throughout, 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 direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info