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Image for City of Light: A History of Perth Sinces the 1950s

City of Light: A History of Perth Sinces the 1950s

By: Gregory, Jenny

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Perth, WA, Australia, City of Perth: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS103

ISBN: 0959463240

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 1375gms, 403 pages. In exploring the city's past, City of Light makes an important contribution to our understanding of the modern Australian urban experience. It is essential reading for anyone who cares about the future of Perth. Book is in 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. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Government House, Sydney

By: Griffin, Robert; and Toy, Ann

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS603

ISBN: 0949753777

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 232gms, 48 pages. This book provides a pictorial and written history of Government House, Sydney. It includes a guide to the gardens and grounds and a room by room overview of the house. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front page from a previous owner. Back cover and back few pages show small stain, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History In and About Glenrock Lagoon (Newcastle N.S.W.), The

By: Grothen, John F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Newcastle, John F. Grothen: 2988

Edition: Commemorative Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS651

ISBN: 0959220402

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, commemorative edition, 314gms, 68 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There are a few small blue dot marks on the front cover. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page (dated 1991), otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Endless Summer: 140 Years of Australian Cricket in Wisden

By: Haigh, Gideon (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: South Yarra, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI11

ISBN: 1740660099

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 825gms, 562 pages, red coloured endpapers. Australia is the World's most successful cricket country one has been reporting the other for 140 years; the best of this has now been condensed to one Endless Summer. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with light 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... View more info

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History of the Pharmacy Board of New South Wales, A

By: Haines, Gregory

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Pharmacy Board of New South Wales: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS364

ISBN: 0958721009

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red/maroon boards, first edition, 698g, 300pgs. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, 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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"Banjo" Paterson's High Country

By: Hall, Tim

Price: $24.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: AUST16

ISBN: 0207157545

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pale blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 750gms, 136 pages, pale blue coloured endpapers. Trisha Dixon and Timothy Hall have taken the spirit of Paterson's ballad and retraced the steps of The Man from Snowy River and the strange, treeless plains of the Monaro. 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 mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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New Guinea 1942-44

By: Hall, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Methuen Australia: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO18

ISBN: 0454003218

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 548gms, 224 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There are two medium sized pen inscriptions on the inside half-title page, from a previous owner. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Kendall: Our "God-Made Chief" - "A Singer of the Dawn" - A Continuation of Poet Kendall, Making a Complete History from Cradle to Grave

By: Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, 1940

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: BIOAUS405

Condition: Good


Hardcover with cloth boards, no dust jacket, edition not stated, 552gms, 185 pages. This is the second of a two volume biography of the Australian poet Henry Kendall. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Spine has a library code written on the cloth, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Poet Kendall: His Romantic History (From the Cradle to the Humeneal Altar)

By: Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, John Sands Limited: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS404

Condition: Good


Hardcover with cloth boards, no dust jacket, first edition, 768gms, 334 pages. This is the first of a two volume biography of the Australian poet Henry Kendall. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Spine has a library code written on the cloth, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Donaldson Family in Australia, The (1837-1987)

By: Hams, Robyn A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Australia, Donaldson Family Reunion Committee: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS652

ISBN: 1862529914

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 544gms, 153 pages. This book covers the history of the Donaldson family in Scotland and during the 150 years since James and Margaret Donaldson and their family arrived in Sydney on the sailing ship 'John Barry' on the 13 July 1837. 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 mild shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective plastic and stuck to boards. This is an ex-library book and shows the associa... View more info

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Fifty Years of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps

By: Handel, Paul

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial and Army Tank Museum Publication: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS392

Condition: Fair to Good


Soft cover, first edition, 390g, 100pgs, signed by author on title page. Traces the history of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps at the time of its 50th anniversary. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate 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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Face of Australia, The: The Land & The People; and The Past & The Present

By: Hansen, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Killara, NSW, Australia, Fine Arts Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART181

ISBN: 0896170147

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 1065gms, 127pgs (plus similar sized appendix), illustrated endpapers. Presented by the Australian Bicentennial Authority this book presents The Face of Australia exhibition. It provides a definitive collection of Australian art that comments on the history of Australia at the same time. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Cops, Crooks and Catastrophes: The Police As You Have Never Seen Them Before

Cops, Crooks and Catastrophes: The Police As You Have Never Seen Them Before

By: Hardy-Rix, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Law Printer: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU63

ISBN: 0724184465

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 264g, 150 pages. Over 60 true stories gently reveal thos little incidents that make cops, crooks, the judiciary and the press humorously human. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows light fading and soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Centenary History of the Anglican Parish of Belmont, The

By: Hargreaves, C. H. J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1984

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS582

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, edition not stated (assumed first edition), errata pastedown on inside back of front cover, 100gms, pages un-numbered. 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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History of Australian Cricket, A

By: Harte, Chris; and Whimpress, Bernard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Andre Deutsch Limited: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI28

ISBN: 0233051309

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 1375gms, 830pgs. This book covers the beginning of the Australian game in the early 19th century right up until the World Cup of 2003 and includes the Border years, the Taylor era and the time of the Waugh brothers. It also looks in-depth at the beginnings of World Series Cricket. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bedside Book of Colonial Doings, The: A Marvellous Australasian Miscellany of Fascinating Events, Facts and Figures

By: Heaton, J. H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: AUST188

ISBN: 0207147892

Condition: Good


Softcover, new edition, 1070gms, 272 pages, red endpapers. This book is presented in a dictionary format and details colonial events and other facts and figures making it a source of amazing, arcane, amusing and detailed information regarding Australia's colonial history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book shows some fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Bedside Book of Colonial Doings, The: A Marvellous Australasian Miscellany of Fascinating Events, Facts and Figures

Bedside Book of Colonial Doings, The: A Marvellous Australasian Miscellany of Fascinating Events, Facts and Figures

By: Heaton, J. H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: AUST187

ISBN: 0207147892

Condition: Good


Softcover, new edition, 1070gms, 272 pages, red endpapers. This book is presented in a dictionary format and details colonial events and other facts and figures making it a source of amazing, arcane, amusing and detailed information regarding Australia's colonial history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Spectacular Australia

By: Higgins, Geoff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Australia, Child & Henry Publishing Pty Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUST168

ISBN: 0867772883

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, first thus, 1270gms, no page numbers, photographic endpapers. This book celebrates the landscape, animals, towns, and cities of Australia in photographs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Boards have been covered in clear protective plastic, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Gold! The Fever That Forever Changed Australia

Gold! The Fever That Forever Changed Australia

By: Hill, David

Price: $11.50

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, Random House Australia: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS619

ISBN: 1741669251

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 716gms, 497 pages. David Hill relates the people and events of the incredible gold rushes of the mid to late 1800s in Australia using the diaries, journals, books, letters, official reports, parliamentary enquiries and newspaper articles of the time, along with his own master storyteller's skill of bringing the past to life. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows some mild creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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My Love Must Wait: The Story of Matthew Flinders

By: Hill, Ernestine

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, LLoyd O'Neil Pty Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUSFIC418

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 804gms, 463 pages. This great historical novel has as its theme the life of Captain Matthew Flinders. It is both a tender portrayal of faithful devotion, and a stirring re-creation of the courage and endurance of one of history's greatest seamen. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Inside front endpaper has a portion clipped out. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in good condition with a few small nicks and tea... View more info