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Warships in Australian Waters: Ships of the Past

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: WARSEA15

Condition: Fair


Softcover, 296g, 64pgs. Illustrated collection of warships throughout Australia's history, including HMAS Australia, HMAS Sydney, HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Brisbane and HMS New Zealand. Book is in fair condition with mild 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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Australia In World War II: Australian Knowledge (#9)

By: N/A

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Australian Knowledge: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EDUHIS11

ISBN: 0864350082

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 100g, 16pgs. This is issue #9 of the Australian Knowledge project series distributed through Australian newsagencies. This particular one covers Australia's involvement in World War II and would be useful for students and teachers alike. 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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There Was a Ship: Patsy Adam-Smith's Story of Her Years at Sea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAUS64

ISBN: 0170062627

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint, 942gms, 239 pages. This is Patsy Adam Smith's sequel to 'Hear the Train Blow' which covered her life up until she left for the war as a young girl. This book picks up where the first left off. We learn of Patsy's love affair with the sea and ships and particular with the small ketches that no longer trade around our Australian coastline. Book is in good condition with only minor age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear... View more info

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White Gardenia

By: Alexandra, Belinda

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC775

ISBN: 0732276276

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 324gms, 580 pages. This book sweeps across cultures and continents, from the glamorous nightclubs of Shanghai to the harshness of Cold War Soviet Russia in the 1960s, from a desolate island in the Pacific Ocean to a new life in post-war Australia. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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White Gardenia

By: Alexandra, Belinda

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC579

ISBN: 0732276276

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 320gms, 580 pages. This book sweeps across cultures and continents, from the glamorous nightclubs of Shanghai to the harshness of Cold War Soviet Russia in the 1960s, from a desolate island in the Pacific Ocean to a new life in post-war Australia. 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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Bradman to Border: A History of Australia- Engliand Test Matches from 1946

By: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (eds)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, ABC Enterprises: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI4

ISBN: 0642530718

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Reprint, 400gms, 237 pages. This book contains accounts by all Australia's great captains since the end of World War 2. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, message to previous owner on title page, 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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Australia Comes of Age: Rebellion, Independence, War and the Worker

By: Barber, George (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kensington, Australia, Bay Books Pty Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS200

ISBN: 0858359146

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with light blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 950gms 280 pages, blank endpapers. Australia Comes of Age is a history of Australia, looking at her fierce independence, from colonisation to the end of World War 2 and the ambitious migration program that brought thousands of people in from overseas to create a new home in Australia. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. 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 wit... View more info

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History of Australia, A

By: Barnard, Marjorie

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Ltd: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS53

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards, dust jacket missing, reprint, 1060gms, 710 pages, decorated endpapers. Contents includes: discover; beginnings; Macquarie; the Pastoral age; colonization; gold; land; the nineties; the dark people; Federation; war; depression; and much more. 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. Book is ex-library and displays the associated stampings and markings, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional pos... View more info

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Gallipoli

By: Bennett, Jack

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ACTFIC24

ISBN: 020714673X

Condition: Fair


Softcover, reprint, 172g, 280pgs. Based on the screenplay for the acclaimed film, Gallipoli is the stunning novel of the war to end all wars, told from a uniquely Australian perspective. Book is in fair condition with pen inscription inside front cover, and mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Case to Answer, A: The Story of Australia's First European War Crimes Prosecution

By: Bevan, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kent Town, Australia, Wakefield Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO207

ISBN: 1862543232

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 308gms, 264 pages. This is a compelling courtroom drama. David Bevan describes the events that led to Polyukhovich's arrest, his near fatal shooting, and the extraordinary manoeuvrings as Australia's legal system is tested to the limit. 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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Way My Father Tells It, The: The Story of an Australian Life

By: Bowden, Tim

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, ABC Enterprises: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS228

ISBN: 0733300103

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 482gms, 276 pages. This is Tim Bowden's story about his father's childhood and young life. It is also a chronicle of Australia's way of life throughout last century, from the quiet early years through the upheavals of war to the changes and rapid developments that came with peace. Book includes many black and white photographs and some illustrations. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Uncertain Fate: A Novel

By: Brammer, Graham J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St Leonards, NSW, Allen & Unwin: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ACTFIC23

ISBN: 1864485051

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 364g, 247pgs. The gripping story of an Australian SAS Patrol in Vietnam. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore

By: Broadbent, Harvey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Viking: 2005

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: WARONE9

ISBN: 0670040851

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, first Australian edition, 1330gms, 312 pages, brown endpapers. This book situates the story of Gallipoli within its multinational context. It is illustrated with over 200 photographs and artworks from collections in Australia, Britain, New Zealand and Turkey. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket iare in good condition with mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Warco: Australian Reporters at War

By: Burgess, Pat

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Richmond, (Vic) Australia, William Heinemann Australia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR26

ISBN: 0855610565

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 450gms, 254 pages, red coloured endpapers. WARCO is much more than a history, it is a lively study of the personality, ingenuity and bravery of reporters, and the dilemmas they face working in the most testing and dangerous of conditions. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, some mild page discolouration to some pages. Dust Jacket is in good condition with very mild shelf wear, tears on back and front cover no longer than an inch long, book is ex-library therefore has library stamps on some pages, writt... 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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Weary: The Life of Sir Edward Dunlop

By: Ebury, Sue

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ringwood, NSW, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS446

ISBN: 0140240071

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 606gms, 709 pages. This meticulously researched biography gives a rare view of a reticent man who lived by old-fashioned values, yet retained a wild streak which gave fire to his character and lifted him above his fellows. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Wraps show fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Peace Broker, The

By: Ewing, Tania

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS102

ISBN: 0732910358

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 375gms, 246 pages. The Peacebroker tells the remarkable story of Richard Butler's humble beginnings in Bondi, his move into the diplomatic corps, his outstanding achievements in disarmament, and his two years at centre-stage in the ongoing war between the UN and Iraq. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to page edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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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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