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Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook

By: Davie, Annabel (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Trustees Art Gallery of New South Wales: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART117

ISBN: 0730545911

Condition: Good


Softcover, First Edition, 225gms, 147 pages. Behind the imposing classical façade of E.L. Vernon's grand design for the Art Gallery of New South Wales lie, as expected, some of the finest achievements in Australian art, some inspiring moments in the history of art form other parts of the world and indeed some architectural surprises. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Islands of Sydney Harbour, The

By: Davies, Simon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hale & Iremonger P/L: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS564

ISBN: 0868061883

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 85pp, weighs 396gms. This book traces the history of the Sydney Harbour Islands and their fascinating development, but also provides detailed information on how the public may rediscover an intriguing part of Sydney's convict, colonial and maritime 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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Day Before Yesterday, A: Good Old Sydney Town

By: Davis, Abe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Abe Davis: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000607

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 290gms, 138 pages. Intimate records of a changing city from the turn of the century. Includes numerous black and white photographs. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Small pen inscription from previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Towards the Future: A History of Kincumber Parish and Holy Cross Church (1942-1992)

By: Dawes, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: South Kincumber, NSW, Australia, The Holy Cross Church: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS546

ISBN: 064610294X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 462gms, 276 pages. John Dawes has written a detailed history of Catholic endeavour at Kincumber, which stretches back to the early years of the 19th century. The book reflects the labours, aspirations and enduring faith of clergy, religion and laity for the love of God. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Menzies & Churchill at War: A Revealing Account of the 1941 Struggle for Power

By: Day, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: East Roseville, Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: POL11

ISBN: 0731810589

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 354gms, 271pgs. Against the backdrop of the Second World War, two charismatic leaders competed in a bitter struggle for power that would change the history of the world. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Melbourne Cup Winners

By: De Lore, Brian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, View Productions Pty. Ltd.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOHOR65

ISBN: 0908240422

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 974gms, 128 pages, blank endpapers. Chapters include: the early years; the Phar Lap era; the last three-year old; the rising fast fifties; the Cummings hat trick; Thing Big twice/Cummings seventh; and the makings of a great event. 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 moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Our Dora Creek Church Heritage: A House of Prayer For All People

By: Dora Creek Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dora Creek, NSW, Australia, Dora Creek Seventh-Day Adventist Church:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS448

Condition: Good


Soft folder with typed pages and clear plastic cover, first edition, 234gms, 36pgs. Folder and pages are in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ngurra Walytja, Country of My Spirit

By: Downing, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australia, Australian National University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO18

ISBN: 0731503953

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 350gms, 181 pages. Ngurra Walytja, Country of My Sprit is a study of the 'Outstation' or Homelands movement- a movement of Aboriginal people away from larger settlements into small communities in remote areas, generally in their own tribal 'homelands', where there are many areas of sacred importance to the ancestor, creation stories of their clans. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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German-Australian Called Holtermann, The: Ein Deutsch-Australier Namens Holtermann

By: Drinkwater, Malcolm

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Malcolm Drinkwater: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS424

ISBN: 0959284532

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 104gms, 73 pages. This book covers the history of gold in Australia, Hill End and its beginning, gold miner Holtermann, and the programme of events for the Holtermann Centenary Festival. 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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Colours of Kangaroo Island: 100 Stories of the People and Places That Make Up Its History

By: Dudley Writers Group (compiled by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kangaroo Island, SA, Australia, Dudley Writers Group KI Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST152

ISBN: 0959936726

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 234gms, 135 pages. The 100 stories in this book are presented under a symbolic number, to indicate a good-sized collection. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Boolaroo Bulletin: A Centenary Publication 1898-1998 - Past and Present

By: Editors of the Boolaroo Bulletin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boolaroo, Australia, Boolaroo Bulletin: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS528

Condition: Good


Stapled booklet, first edition, 82gms, 20 pages. This special edition of the Boolaroo Bulletin produced to celebrate 100 years of business in the town, features history, stories from past and present, local characters and legends, and a vision for the future economic growth of the area. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Port of Pearls: A History of Broome

By: Edwards, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Swanbourne, WA, Australia, Hugh Edwards: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS664

ISBN: 072701885X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown/tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, self published, second edition, 198pp, weighs 482gms, cream endpapers. Hugh Edwards' historical and contemporary insights into Broome make a fitting centenary tribute to this resilient Australian town, which has so often been reprieved from the sentence of death. 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. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, some minor chipping and sun fading to the spine... View more info

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Cardiff: Early Photographs

By: Edwards, Lorraine (compiled by)

Price: $70.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS637

ISBN: 09590815OX

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 278gms, 64 pages. 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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Shearers Songbook, The: Faces of Australia Series

By: Egan, Ted (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, Australia, Greenhouse Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AUST161

ISBN: 0909104751

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 266 pages, weighs 79 gms, signed by the editor on the title page. This book presents thirteen songs and along with text and poetry builds a unique and dramatic story of Australia's shearers. 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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Lachlan Macquarie: His Life, Adventures and Times

By: Ellis, M. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1978

Edition: Famous Australian Lives Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS178

ISBN: 0207137560

Condition: Good


Paperback, Famous Australian Lives Edition, 700gms, 614pages. Lachlan Macquarie is one of the greatest figures in Australian history, the Scottish soldier who ruled the continent from 1810 to 1821, and who endowed it with its first organized finance and commerce, its first inland explored and settlement, its first highways and paved streets, its first fine architecture, and its first official patronage of the arts and literature. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout. There is a small sticker mark on the front cover, otherwise no ot... View more info

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Great Aussie Yarns

By: Fahey, Warren; and Lalor, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins): 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST122

ISBN: 0732285097

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 648gms, 432 pages. In this book, two authors who are authorities on subjects close to the Australian heart bring together yarns of the kind that have tickled the Aussie fancy for generations. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is some minor soiling to the top of page edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Shadows of Our Dreaming: A Celebration of Early Australia

By: Fairbairn, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST171

ISBN: 0207145482

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 646gms, 250 pages, orange endpapers. This book is a collection of poetry, family history and Aboriginal references by Anne Fairbairn, whose forebears were pioneers of Australia and friends to the Aboriginal people. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear/chipping and some mild fading to the edges and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Louth Park Mob, The: Memories Come Flooding Back

By: Fairleigh, Mick; and Doherty, Paul

Price: $80.00

Publisher: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS556

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, first edition, 108pp, weighs 414 gms. A written and pictorial history of Louth Park, Maitland. Includes almost 200 black and white photographs. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very minor general wear. There is a small mark on the front cover from where a sticker has been removed otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sport: The Way I Speak It

By: Fenton, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Little Hills Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SPO7

ISBN: 1863150382

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 588gms, 172 pages. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Inside front endpaper is inscribed by the author. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, 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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Australians, The: From 1788 to Modern Times

By: Fisher, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Robert Hale Limited: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS32

ISBN: 709101228

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 255 pages, blank endpapers. This book is a lively attempt to put Australia's chequered progress into perspective in preparation for the undeclared future of the world's last discovered continent. Book, although old, is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, mild page discoloration particularly to the endpapers and tops of the pages, some very mild staining to pages. Dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, inside flaps are slightly curled, bent and creased, dust jacket is pric... View more info