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Image for Port Arthur: A Photographic Essay

Port Arthur: A Photographic Essay

By: Bolt, Frank

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hobart, TAS, Australia, Action Agencies: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: HISAUS636

Condition: Good


Softcover, third printing, 240gms, no page numbers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration. Book has been covered in clear protective contact, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Connections: Crime Rackets and Networks of Influence Down-Under

By: Bottom, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Sun Books Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU501

ISBN: 0725104910

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 236gms, 122 pages. This book gives a disturbing insight into the extraordinary connections between the American mafia and Australian organised crime identities. 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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Without Fear or Favour

By: Bottom, Bob

Price: $8.50

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Sun Books Pty Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU502

ISBN: 0725104538

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first edition, 286gms, 170 pages. Crime bosses, Mafia hit men, drug merchants, illegal bookmakers, as well as people in power, all have tried to stop investigative journalist, Bob Bottom. Here are some of his stories about organized crime in Australia. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Corners and edges show some bumping and curling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Macquarie Country: A History of the Hawkesbury

By: Bowd, D.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000315

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 648gms, 242 pages. Contents includes: discovery and exploration; early settlement; the river; floods; shipping; aborigines; the macquarie era; bushrangers; inns; roads; bridges; the church; hospitals; prominent people; founders; buildings; sports and pastimes; railway; government; education; agriculture; and postal services/newspapers. The text is supported by many black and white photographs. A good solid copy for its age and of good reading quality with age-related general wear and tear and minor page discolouration t... View more info

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Sydney Morning Herald Century of Pictures, The: 100 Years of Herald Photography

By: Bowers, Mike (ed)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Penguin Group: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST199

ISBN: 0670073016

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1475gms, 279 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, chipping and one 1 inch tear to the top front right hand corner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Coolangatta 1822-1972

By: Bradshaw, N. T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Auburn, NSW, Australia, J. S. McMillan Pty Ltd: 1972

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS647

Condition: Good


Landscape stapled softcover, edition not stated, 58gms, pages not numbered. This book details the history of the Berry Homestead near Nowra and Shoalhaven Heads in NSW. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light age-related page discolouration throughout. Book has been covered in clear protective contact, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Port Arthur 1830-1877

By: Brand, Ian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Australia, Jason Publications: 1986

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: HISAUS660

ISBN: 0909640041

Condition: Good


Softcover, thirteenth printing, 106gms, 77 pages. This book has been prepared to present a balanced view of Port Arthur and its allied stations on Tasman Peninsula. It is based on original documents of 1830-1877 rather than the faulty memories of visitors recorded many years later. 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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Picture Palaces and Flea-Pits: Eighty Years of Australians at the Pictures

By: Brand, Simon

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Dreamweaver Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS595

ISBN: 0949825034

Condition: Good


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1415gms, 271 pages. This book recreates the grand days of the picture palace. It remembers a world that has well and truly gone and a time of life that was simpler. It is a celebration of the days when the visit to the pictures was the event of the week. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Hunter-Killer Squadron: Aero-Weapons, Aero-Scouts, Aero-Rifles Vietnam 1965-1972

Hunter-Killer Squadron: Aero-Weapons, Aero-Scouts, Aero-Rifles Vietnam 1965-1972

By: Brennan, Matthew

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Pocket Books: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARVIE34

ISBN: 0671744534

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus edition, 168gms, 317 pages. Firepower, teamwork and dedication, this is the true story of the 1st cav's elite air-ground assault force. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration 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 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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Good Old Days, The: A Pictorial History of Australia

By: Brooke, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Silverwater, Australia, Bullion Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST121

ISBN: 0730205916

Condition: Good


Stiff card cover, folio, reprint edition, 1595gms, 319 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs 1.5kg and is oversize so it may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Extreme South: Struggles and Triumph of the First Australian Team to the Pole

Extreme South: Struggles and Triumph of the First Australian Team to the Pole

By: Brown, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Australia, Australian Geographic P/L: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000483

ISBN: 1862760314

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 886gms, 255 pages. This absorbing book relates the experiences of these modern day explorers throughout the 60 challenging days of their 1300km trek, and thanks to Ian Brown's photography, shows us the vastness, majesty and uncompromising nature of the Antarctic landscape. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. DJ is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Image for Australian Crime: Chilling Tales of Our Time

Australian Crime: Chilling Tales of Our Time

By: Brown, Malcolm (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Australian Pty Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU114

ISBN: 1863023127

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 724gms, 256 pages. This is an enthralling account of the changing nature of crime throughout Australia over the years, a detailed case-by-case look at some of the mostchilling events and colourful characters in our history. 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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Carlino Polia Esq.

By: Buchanan, Gilbert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Woollahra, Australia, Kew Place Publishing Associates: 1993

Edition: Second Printing of an Edited Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS28

ISBN: 0646246887

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 225gms, 235 pages. This is Book 1 in a Trilogy set. It tells of a penniless young Italian hotel boy whose greatest ambition is to become an English gentleman but fate decides otherwise. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, no other pre-loved marks. 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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Let's Look at The Blue Mountains Area - 'Gateway to the West'

By: Byfield, C. C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Katoomba, Australia, Katoomba Scenic Railway: 1980

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS533

ISBN: 0909214158

Condition: Good


Softcover, fifth edition, 1980, 96gms, 29 pages. An introduction to the many feature of this fascinating region. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Exploration of Australia, The: From First Sea Voyages to Satellite Discoveries

By: Cannon, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest Services Pty Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS38

ISBN: 0864380364

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1460gms, 304 pages, orange endpapers. Contents includes: who really discovered the great south land; survival and the search for prosperity; daring expeditions claim an entire continent; explorers of the golden Eastern crescent; the conquest of Queensland; the lure of the unknown west and centre; courageous invaders of the hostile deserts; the age of scientific expeditions; and new technology revolutionises exploration. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards ar... View more info

Image for Road to Botany Bay, The: An Exploration of Landscape and History

Road to Botany Bay, The: An Exploration of Landscape and History

By: Carter, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISAUS525

ISBN: 0394570359

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green and red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 728pp, weighs 384gms, white endpapers. This trail-blazing re-evaluation of the origins of Australia is a work of powerful imagination. Paul Carter takes insights from many disciplines - philosophy, city planning, sociology, linguistics, psychoanalysis, and art history - and brings them to bear in a deeply original way on the subjects of travel, exploration and settlement. 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... View more info

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Historisk Guide Till Australien (Written in Swedish)

By: Chambers, John H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lund, Sweden, Historiska Media: 1999

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS446

ISBN: 9188930777

Condition: Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 494gms, 337pgs, written completely in Swedish. This book provides a short history of Australia. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Nice Girl: The Story of Keli Lane and Her Missing Baby, Tegan

By: Chin, Rachael Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cammaray, Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU125

ISBN: 0731814967

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 382gms, 309 pages. This is the true story of Keli Lane, Australian Water Polo champion, and her baby Tegan Lane who went missing in 1996 and is now presumed dead. 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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Australian Heritage

By: Christesen, C. B. (ed)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Croydon, VIC, Australia, Longmans of Australia Pty Limited: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS609

Condition: Good


Softcover, second edition, 308gms, 232 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info