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Wrecks & Reputations: The Loss of the Schomberg and Loch Ard

By: Charlwood, Don

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000531

ISBN: 0207135479

Condition: Good


Softcover with illustrated stiffened wraps, first edition, 310gms, 190 pages. The Schomberg and the Loch Ard were the pride of their lines; magnificent colonial clippers making their hazardous way between England and Australia packed with immigrants. But danger and destruction loomed on the jagged cliffs of Bass Strait. This is their story. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor age-related page discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hong Kong 1997: Hello Goodbye

By: Chugani, Michael (ed)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Kowloon, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Standard and Sing Tao Daily: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISASI12

ISBN: 9626720344

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1080gms, 299 pages, blank endpapers. This book contains a collection of views - both domestic and foreign - on what lies beyond 1997 for Hong Kong. Foreign leaders, as well as leading Hong Kong figures in politics, government, and business talk candidly about what they think will and should happen to Hong Kong. A separate chapter contains a pictorial history of colonial Hong Kong. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are also in good condition with only mild shelf we... View more info

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Eighth Edition of The Medals Yearbook, The: A-Z of Medals

By: Collins, Daniel F.; and Brant, John G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cobra Publications Ltd: 1987

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: WAR133

ISBN: 1870161009

Condition: Good


Softcover, eighth edition, 454gms, 216 pages. Includes a full size and miniature medal price guide, plus 28 full colour photographs of British Orders and over 430 photographic illustrations of British and Colonial Medals. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. 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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Ghost Guide to Australia, The

By: Davis, Richard

Price: $199.00

Publisher: Moorebank, NSW, Bantam Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: PAR8

ISBN: 0733801498

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 554g, 432pgs. Presented geographically for ease of reference, the stories cover all kinds of buildings and locations, both public and private. Where appropriate the author includes information about ghost tours you might want to join, and even gives advice about how to approach any spectre you might meet. Covering the entire period of European settlement, from colonial times right up to the presenrt day, this first-of-its-kind national guidebook makes delightful - if hair-raising - armchair reading, and is a must-have companion in your travels around the country. Book... View more info

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Latin America: Underdevelopment or Revolution

By: Frank, Andre Gunder

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Monthly Review Press: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SOC5

ISBN: 853451656

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, reprint, 524g, 409pgs. This book develops the theory that it is the colonial structure of world capitalism which produced and maintains the underdevelopment characteristic of Latin America. Book is in fair to good condition with mild 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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Our Heritage in Cross Stitch and Embroidery

By: Garforth, Vivienne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CRASEW13

ISBN: 0731802772

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 354g, 120pgs. 24 delightful projects to make, inspired by different fashions and eras of Australia's history. includes colour photographs of each project. Book is in good condition with mild 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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In the Shade of the Tembusu Tree

By: Greedy, Joy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Burleigh, QLD, Australia, Zeus Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GENFIC336

ISBN: 1921005793

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 420gms, 301 pages. This book is the tale of two very different women, Esmirada and Lucinda. From the leafy, sylvan homes of Surrey in England and the sleek colonial homes of Singapore, to the devastating plight of the slum-and-waste-dwellers of the Philippines, this is a wonderful story of friendship, courage, endurance and optimism. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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African Social Studies

By: Gutkind, Peter C. W.; & Waterman, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, UK, Heinemann: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SOC7

ISBN: 0435890433

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 642g, 481pgs. A collection of readings on Africa from a specifically radical viewpoint. Book is in good condition with mild 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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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

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Ghosts: True Encounters with the World Beyond

By: Holzer, Hans

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: PAR9

ISBN: 1579124011

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 1455g, 761pgs. Travel to all corners of the world in search of ghosts with Dr Hans Holzer, one of the world's foremost experts on the subject and the author of more that 100 books on parapsychology, the supernatural, and paranormal phenomena. Where appropriate the author includes information about ghost tours you might want to join, and even gives advice about how to approach any spectre you might meet. Covering the entire period of European settlement, from colonial times right up to the presenrt day, this first-of-its-kind national guidebook makes delightful - if hair-rai... View more info

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Tall Ships: The Golden Age of Sail

By: Noble, Captain John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Vic, Viking O'Neil: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRASEA27

ISBN: 0670901067

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint, 636g, 118pgs. Presents a rare collection of maritime photographs which captures the glorious and romantic days when sailors relied on wind and currents. Book is in good condition with mild 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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Sense & Censorship: Commentaries on Censorship Violence in Australia

By: Pollak, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Balgowlah, Australia, Reed Books Pty Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS29

ISBN: 0730102696

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 900gms, 399 pages, blank endpapers. Michael Pollak has chosen 12 prominent writers who, from early colonial times until present day, have had to pay a high price for seeking to freely express their thoughts, views and ideals. Book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, some bent pages. Dust jacket is in very good condition with mild shelf wear, 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 fin... View more info

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Seven Seas Guide to Australian Coins

By: Robinson, Estella C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Australia, Seven Seas Stamps: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: ANT27

ISBN: 0909486956

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, first thus, 114gms, 64 pages. Contents includes: how money began; early colonial currency; last colonial gold and tokens; commonwealth pre-decimal coins; Australian decimal coinage; collecting coins; grading coins; catalogue of coins; Australia's mints; mint marks; coin varieties; glossary; and much more. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Wraps show some mild markings and stains, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Seven Seas Guide to Australian Coins

By: Robinson, Estella C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Australia, Seven Seas Stamps: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: ANT25

ISBN: 0909486956

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, first thus, 114gms, 64 pages. Contents includes: how money began; early colonial currency; last colonial gold and tokens; commonwealth pre-decimal coins; Australian decimal coinage; collecting coins; grading coins; catalogue of coins; Australia's mints; mint marks; coin varieties; glossary; and much more. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hoods, Harlots & Hustlers: Crimes That Shocked Our Young Nation

By: Travers, Robert

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU68

ISBN: 020713362X

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 158gms, 222 pages. Here are the daring, despicable and foolhardy crimes that rocked our colonial forefathers. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book shows heavy fading to spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Early Sydney

By: Van Sommers, Tess

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, Hutchinson Publishing Group: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS522

ISBN: 0091487005

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 238gms, 56 pages, blue endpapers. Aimed at young adults, this illustrated book presents vignettes of colonial life in early Sydney. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in fair condition with moderate shelf wear and a few small tears to the edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sydney Walks

By: White, Margaret

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS131

ISBN: 0864172990

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 140pgs, 192gms. The aim of this book is to present different walks that highlight the colourful city of Sydney. It includes walks through high-rise towers and colonial cottages, quiet winding streets, noisy highways, style and sleaze, sunshine and shadow, the harbour and the bush. 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