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Gosford Model Farms 1885

By: Gosford District Historical Research Association

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gosford, Australia, Gosford District Historical Research Association: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS433

ISBN: 0959442502

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 236gms, 60 pages. This is a pictorial and textual review of Gosford Model Farms produced by the Gosford District Historical Research Association. Book is in good condition with some general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Discovery of Ayers Rock, The: Explorations 1873

By: Gosse, W. C.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Alice Springs, NT, Australia, Alice Springs Printing and Publishing:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS466

Condition: Good


Softcover in brown card with black pictorial, edition not stated, 44gms, 25 pages. Report and diary of W C Gosse's Central and Western exploring expedition of 1873. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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API: The First Seventy Years: The History of the Australian Post-Tel Institute in New South Wales 1921-1991

By: Goudie, Gordan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roseville East, Australia, Fine Arts Press Pty Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS125

ISBN: 0646044583

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards, gold writing and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 675gms, 148 pages, and illustrated endpapers. The API is a unique organisation, existing only to create enjoyment and satisfaction among its membership. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is good condition with very mild shelf wear, some slightly curled edges, 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... View more info

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V8 Legends: Australia's All-Time Top 40 Race Drivers

By: Gover, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pymble, NSW, Australia, Harper Collins Australia: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCAR3

ISBN: 0733329535

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1025gms, 182 pages, black endpapers. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and scuffing. There are a few small tears to the dust jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Tasmanian Rogues and Absconders; 1803-1875: Volume 1; New Frontiers 1803-1821

By: Graeme-Evans,Alex

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Launceston, Australia, Regal Publications:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS83

ISBN: 0949457701

Condition: Good


Softcover, First Edition, 175gms, 68 pages. The Trilogy Tasmanian Rogues and Absconders 1803-1875 is the latest work by Tasmanian Historian Alex Graeme-Evans. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some very mild page discoloration, 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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Ready, Prepared! The History of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia - From 1928 to 2008

By: Greenwood, Stephen G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chatswood, Australia, The Australian Pharmaceutical Publishing Co. Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS579

ISBN: 0958066426

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1570gms, 518 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very 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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City of Light: A History of Perth Sinces the 1950s

By: Gregory, Jenny

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Perth, WA, Australia, City of Perth: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS103

ISBN: 0959463240

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 1375gms, 403 pages. In exploring the city's past, City of Light makes an important contribution to our understanding of the modern Australian urban experience. It is essential reading for anyone who cares about the future of Perth. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a large 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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Government House, Sydney

By: Griffin, Robert; and Toy, Ann

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS603

ISBN: 0949753777

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 232gms, 48 pages. This book provides a pictorial and written history of Government House, Sydney. It includes a guide to the gardens and grounds and a room by room overview of the house. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front page from a previous owner. Back cover and back few pages show small stain, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hungry Heart, The: A Compelling Account of Life in One of the Most Scattered and Isolated Populations on the Face of the Earth

By: Griffiths, Max

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000889

ISBN: 0864174861

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 566gms, 176 pages. Max Griffiths worked for the Australian Inland Mission from 1964 to 1985 and as such was witness to changes in the outback due to a massive increase in mining activity and to the sadly belated exposure of the shocking conditions under which ABoriginal people were living and dying. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some minimal chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History In and About Glenrock Lagoon (Newcastle N.S.W.), The

By: Grothen, John F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Newcastle, John F. Grothen: 2988

Edition: Commemorative Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS651

ISBN: 0959220402

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, commemorative edition, 314gms, 68 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There are a few small blue dot marks on the front cover. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page (dated 1991), otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of the Pharmacy Board of New South Wales, A

By: Haines, Gregory

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Pharmacy Board of New South Wales: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS364

ISBN: 0958721009

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red/maroon boards, first edition, 698g, 300pgs. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, 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 stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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New Guinea 1942-44

By: Hall, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Methuen Australia: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO18

ISBN: 0454003218

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 548gms, 224 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There are two medium sized pen inscriptions on the inside half-title page, from a previous owner. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Poet Kendall: His Romantic History (From the Cradle to the Humeneal Altar)

By: Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, John Sands Limited: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS404

Condition: Good


Hardcover with cloth boards, no dust jacket, first edition, 768gms, 334 pages. This is the first of a two volume biography of the Australian poet Henry Kendall. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Spine has a library code written on the cloth, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Image for Kendall: Our "God-Made Chief" - "A Singer of the Dawn" - A Continuation of Poet Kendall, Making a Complete History from Cradle to Grave

Kendall: Our "God-Made Chief" - "A Singer of the Dawn" - A Continuation of Poet Kendall, Making a Complete History from Cradle to Grave

By: Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, 1940

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: BIOAUS405

Condition: Good


Hardcover with cloth boards, no dust jacket, edition not stated, 552gms, 185 pages. This is the second of a two volume biography of the Australian poet Henry Kendall. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Spine has a library code written on the cloth, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Donaldson Family in Australia, The (1837-1987)

By: Hams, Robyn A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Australia, Donaldson Family Reunion Committee: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS652

ISBN: 1862529914

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 544gms, 153 pages. This book covers the history of the Donaldson family in Scotland and during the 150 years since James and Margaret Donaldson and their family arrived in Sydney on the sailing ship 'John Barry' on the 13 July 1837. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective plastic and stuck to boards. This is an ex-library book and shows the associa... View more info

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Fifty Years of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps

By: Handel, Paul

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial and Army Tank Museum Publication: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS392

Condition: Fair to Good


Soft cover, first edition, 390g, 100pgs, signed by author on title page. Traces the history of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps at the time of its 50th anniversary. Book is in fair to good 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 stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Face of Australia, The: The Land & The People; and The Past & The Present

By: Hansen, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Killara, NSW, Australia, Fine Arts Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART181

ISBN: 0896170147

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 1065gms, 127pgs (plus similar sized appendix), illustrated endpapers. Presented by the Australian Bicentennial Authority this book presents The Face of Australia exhibition. It provides a definitive collection of Australian art that comments on the history of Australia at the same time. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Cops, Crooks and Catastrophes: The Police As You Have Never Seen Them Before

By: Hardy-Rix, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Law Printer: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU63

ISBN: 0724184465

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 264g, 150 pages. Over 60 true stories gently reveal thos little incidents that make cops, crooks, the judiciary and the press humorously human. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows light fading and soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Centenary History of the Anglican Parish of Belmont, The

By: Hargreaves, C. H. J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1984

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS582

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, edition not stated (assumed first edition), errata pastedown on inside back of front cover, 100gms, pages un-numbered. 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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Road to Hiroshima

By: Harrison, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Publishers: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO164

ISBN: 0727017918

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised edition, 644gms, 280 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is an autobiographical account of an Australian who fought against the Japanese in the desperate struggle to save Malaya. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info