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Image for Governesses, The: Letters From the Colonies 1862-1882

Governesses, The: Letters From the Colonies 1862-1882

By: Clarke, Patricia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hawthorn, Australia, Hutchinson Publishing Group: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS464

ISBN: 0091486009

Condition: Good


Hardcover wirth brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 640gms, 236 pages. This book looks at the women who, sponsored by the Female Middle Class Emigration Society, moved to Australia in the late 1800s to find work. These women wrote letters back to the Society when repaying their loans and reported on life as they saw it in the colonies. This book looks at the letters and what happened to the governesses. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Inside front endpaper has book plate from previous owner. Dust jacket is i... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS418

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear. Book shows stampings from a previous owner and a book plate has been removed from the inside front endpaper, ot... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS417

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear plastic for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000271

ISBN: 0207156662

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint (originally published as Scallywags of Sydney Cove), 219 pages, weighs 760 gms. In this book Frank Clune brings the convicts of Australia to life and captures the rigours of life in the penal settlements during the early years of Australia. Book includes many colour and black and white illustrations. This is a very good tight copy with minor age-related general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Rugby League Clubs, The

By: Collis, Ian; and Whiticker, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2010

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SPOLEA17

ISBN: 1742570100

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jackets, updated and expanded second edition, 2145gms, 446 pages, black endpapers. Book is in very good condition with only 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 2kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Australian Transport: An Illustrated History

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dee Why, NSW, Australia, Paul Hamlyn P/L: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000737

ISBN: 0600071111

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 824gms, 159 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the story of Australia through the different eras and the different types of transport available. It includes over 200 beautiful pictures. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some mild discolouration. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Background: A Course in Social Studies

By: Commonwealth Office of Education

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Royal Australian Army Educational Corps: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS588

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange/tan illustrated cloth boards, reprint, 386gms, 199 pages, no dust jacket. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Queensland Year Book 1993

By: Cornish, J.K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Australian Bureau of Statistics: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000477

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with glossy pictorial boards, first edition, 880gms, 277 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Jacques Cousteau's Papua New Guinea Journey

By: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, RD Press: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC24

ISBN: 0864381034

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1490gms, 224 pages, blue endpapers. In 1988, the Cousteau Society set out to explore the rich aquatic and land environments and the diverse cultures of the eastern half of the large Pacific island of New Guinea. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Spine at dust jacket shows some mild fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Cousteau's Papua New Guinea Journey

By: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, RD Press: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC26

ISBN: 0864381034

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1490gms, 224 pages, blue endpapers. In 1988, the Cousteau Society set out to explore the rich aquatic and land environments and the diverse cultures of the eastern half of the large Pacific island of New Guinea. Book is in very good condition with only mild 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

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Elements of the Aborigine Tradition, The

By: Cowan, James G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dorset, England, Element Books Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000209

ISBN: 1852303093

Condition: Good


Medium softcover with pictorial cover, first edition, 166gms, 138 pages. This book explains the elements of the aboriginal tradition including: the world of the sky heroes and how the land was formed by mythic creatures from the Dreaming; their secret rites and rituals and ideas of reincarnation; how their stories, fables and myths sustain the belief in the metaphysical basis of the human spirit; and how they represent the conscience of all mankind, offering us today a parable for survival. A good solid copy with no spinal damage and of good reading quality. The book displays some general wear... View more info

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Diana: The Portrait

By: Coward, Rosalind

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Headline Australia Pty Limited: 2004

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: ROY20

ISBN: 0733618782

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 3100g, 368pp, silver endpapers. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some very mild discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 3kg and will incur additional postage. View more info

Historic Towns of Australia

By: Cox, Philip; and Stacey, Wesley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dee Why West, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1978

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: HISAUS650

ISBN: 0701801840

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, third impression, 1510gms, 247 pages, grey endpapers. This book discusses the establishment and early settlement of 25 Australian towns, the influence of events on their development, their character today and their significant buildings and features. His text is accompanied by Wesley Stacey's evocative pictures of townscapes and buildings, in occasional counterpoint with contemporary pictures of some of the towns at the height of their development. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration thro... View more info

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Gold: Australia

By: Crago, Tony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Murray David Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS509

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 322g, 71pgs. Talented author and artist Tony Crago tells the story of the dramatic times of the Australian gold rushes in words and pictures. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Historic Towns and Buildings of New South Wales Hunter Region

By: Crago, Tony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Ure Smith P/L: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS474

ISBN: 0725404779

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown/red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 490gms, 68 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book uses a series of paintings accompanied by text to retrace the history of the Hunter region. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. This is an ex-library book and it shows the associated stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and curling otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Gold: Australia

By: Crago, Tony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Murray David Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS403

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 322g, 71pgs. Talented author and artist Tony Crago tells the story of the dramatic times of the Australian gold rushes in words and pictures. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sand Between the Toes: A Pigeon House Panorama

By: Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ulladulla, Australia, Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS531

ISBN: 0646193945

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 276gms, 160 pages. This book is a compilation of intriguing tales and interesting facts about the beauty and history of the Shoalhaven and beyond told by the Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen inscription on the inside title page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Australian Batting 1850-1986, A

By: Crowley, Brian

Price: $8.50

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, The Macmillan Company of Australia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI24

ISBN: 0333415213

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 722g, 211pgs. Here are the heroes of Australian batsmanship spanning 135 years from 1850 to 1985. Book is in good condition with mild 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. View more info

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Transportation, Escape and Pardoning of Mary Bryant, The

By: Currey, C. H.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Halstead Press: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISAUS480

ISBN: 090913457X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 312gms, 66 pages, light blue endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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