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Image for City's Centrepiece, The: The History of the Sydney G.P.O.

City's Centrepiece, The: The History of the Sydney G.P.O.

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hale & Iremonger Pty Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS532

ISBN: 0868063045

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 640gms, 114 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket in good condition with only moderate shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wood, Brick & Stone: The Making of the Hunter

By: Various

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dangar, NSW, Australia, Catchfire Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST166

ISBN: 0975792652

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 616gms, 349 pages. This is a fascinating collection of stories and poems; some funny, some sad, some factual, some fantasy, but all explore how man interacts with his environment and reflect on the Newcastle and Hunter Region of NSW, Australia. Book is in very 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. View more info

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Newcastle Club Centenary 1985

By: Various

Price: $120.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Newcastle Club: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS570

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and gold stamping, first edition, 320gms, 71 pages. Commemorating the centenary of the Newcastle Club. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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200 Years History of Australian Cooking, The

By: Various (eds)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Balmain, Australia, Polly Book Publishing Company P/L: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FOOCOO90

ISBN: 0947110011

Condition: Good


Hardcover with imitation leather boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1620gms, 319 pages. illustrated endpapers. This book is much more than a cookbook. It gives the reader an insight into the development of the Australian kitchen and records the multi-cultural contributions to our food supply, our cooking pots and our table. 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 light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective sleeve, otherwise no other pre-loved ... View more info

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Bureau and the Mole, The: The Unmasking of Robert Philip Hanssen, the Most Dangerous Double Agent in FBI History

By: Vise, David A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Schwartz Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: WAR152

ISBN: 1863952756

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first Australian edition, 384gms, 272 pages. The gripping inside story of an American traitor and the man who ultimately bought him to justice. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Book shows remainder mark to bottom of page edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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South Australia's Heritage

By: Walker, Jenny (ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Netley, SA, Australia, Department of Environment and Planning: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS463

ISBN: 0724346805

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1285gms, 227 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of those places that are part of South Australia's legacy of the past. It gives an overview of the State's social and economic development, the Aboriginal perspective of the landscape, the growth of the city of Adelaide, mining and smelting, rural industry, and commerce. 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 onl... View more info

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Stalking of Julia Gillard, The: How the Media and Team Rudd Brought Down the Prime Minister

By: Walsh, Kerry-Anne

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: POLAUS3

ISBN: 1742379222

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 440gms, 305 pages. This is the story about one of the most extraordinary episodes in recent Australian political history. It focuses on Team Rudd and the media's treatment of its slow-death campaign of destabilisation, with its disastrous effect on Gillard and the government's functioning. It is about a politician who was never given a fair go; not in the media, not by Rudd, not by some in caucus. Book is in very good condition with very mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Chronicles of Boobyalla: Bill Wannan's Satire on Australian Local Histories

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST24

ISBN: 0727010913

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 388gms, 72 pages, blank endpapers. This lively and entertaining excursion into a mock-heroic Australian past blends modern wit with fictionalised history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and chipping. There is one small tear to the front top of dust jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Finding Australia - The History of Australia to 1821

By: Ward, Russel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, VIC, Australia, Heinemann Educational Australia: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001106

ISBN: 0858594021

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 648gms, 459 pages. 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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Romance of the Australian Land Industries, The

By: Watt, Robert. D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson (Publishers) Pty Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS246

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 400gms, 271 pages, blank endpapers. This book tells the story of the remarkable progress of agriculture and stockraising from the time when Australia failed to grow enough for its original 1200 white inhabitants up till 1951. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust Jacket is in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping and several tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase m... View more info

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Port Arthur: A Place of Misery

By: Weidenhofer, Maggie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port Arthur, TAS, Australia, B. And M. Reid: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS667

ISBN: 0646000039

Condition: Good


Large softcover, landscape format, second edition, 146pp, weighs 466gms. This book tells the chilling story of the convict era at Port Arthur, but also reveals that some of its history has been embroidered. She describes the settlement's development from decay at the end of last century to its new life as a worldwide tourist attraction. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Victoria and Albert at Home

By: Whittle, Tyler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St Lucia, QLD, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1980

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 001345

ISBN: 0702215546

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first Australian edition, 564gms, 212 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Families, Incomes and Jobs, Volume 6: A Statistical Report on Waves 1 to 8 of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey

By: Wilkins, Roger; Warren, Diana; Hahn, Markus; and Houng, Brendan

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REF162

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 838gms, 183 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Cover shows light creasing and scuffing. There is some mild water damage to the book, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Image for Our Australian Heritage: A History in Pictures Since 1788

Our Australian Heritage: A History in Pictures Since 1788

By: Willey, Keith

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Child & Henry Publishing Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS273

ISBN: 0867773138

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, Second Edition, 1,250gms, 384 pages plus index, no endpapers. A history is pictures since 1788 including over 700 illustrations including engravings, paintings and photographs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration throughout, previous owner's name on inside 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... View more info

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Song in the Desert, A

By: Williams, R. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST196

ISBN: 0207198322

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 478gms, 201 pages, red endpapers. This is the story of the three years that R M Williams spent travelling the desert with Salvation Army preachers, William Wade and A Cockney, to bring Christianity to the people of the desert. In an extraordinary collection of reminiscences, R M Williams explores a different slice of outback Australian history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen inscriptions that has been blocked out with liquid paper o... View more info

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Last Bastion, The

By: Williamson, Kristin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dee Why West, NSW, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001320

ISBN: 0701818476

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 928gms, 264 pages. Based on the TV series written by David Williamson and Denis Whitburn. It is the story of a power struggle between Australia, England and the USA in 1942 over the Japanese entry into World War II. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Blackout

By: Willis, Connie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2010

Edition: First Australian & New Zealand Edition

Seller ID: GENFIC8075

ISBN: 1741141974

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first Australian & New Zealand edition, 676gms, 491 pages. No historian can possibly change the past - or can they? This is a novel of time travel, war, and the deeds - great and small - of ordinary people that shap history and the future. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia's Top 500 Companies 1987-88: The Business Who's Who of Australia (Bicentennial Edition)

By: Wilson, John C.; and Findlay, Russell J. (eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, R. G. Riddell P/L: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS454

ISBN: 0947060057

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with faux maroon leather boards with gold embossing, first edition, 2115gms, 569 pages, decorated endpapers, pages gold-edged. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards shows only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Image for Illustrated A-Z of Australian Towns & Cities, The

Illustrated A-Z of Australian Towns & Cities, The

By: Wilson, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Willoughby, Australia, Weldon Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST141

ISBN: 1863020187

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, first edition, 1155gms, 275 pages, decorated endpapers. This is a comprehensive travel guide to approximately 1500 towns and cities and includes details of history, buildings, geographical features, and much more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Looking Back: A History of The University of Newcastle

By: Wright, Don

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newcastle, NSW, Australia, The University of Newcastle: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001116

ISBN: 0725907347

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 844gms, 256 pages. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info