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Image for Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, The: A Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844

Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, The: A Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, Lloyd O'Neil P/L: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS290

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 648gms, 349 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only minor shelf wear, 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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Norfolk Island: An Outline of Its History 1774-1968

By: Hoare, Merval

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St Lucia, QLD, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS484

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 410gms, 173 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This book outlines the history of Norfolk Island covering almost 100 years between 1774 and 1968. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There are some very light pen markings to the page edges. There is a small semi-circle torn out of inside front endpaper. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping, creasing and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sydney Cove 1788-1810: Poems on the Early Convict Days and the Australian Aborigines

By: Knox, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Griffith, Australia, Area News: 1987

Edition: Commemorative Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: POE12

Condition: Good


Paperback, Commemorative Edition, 50gms, 52 pages. This book of verse appears on the eye of Australia's two-hundredth anniversary, at a time when our country is in many ways bewildered and suffering. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, book has some mild creases and stains to the front cover, signed by author, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. 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 ... View more info

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Closing Hell's Gates: The Death of a Convict Station

By: Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS265

ISBN: 1741751497

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 312gms, 312 pages. This book recounts the stories of the people who lived in Australia's most notorious penal station, and in so doing reveals some startling insights about human nature when it is pushed to extremes. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Shadow Over Tasmania: The Whole Story of the Convicts

By: Smith, Coultman

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hobart, Australia, J. Walch & Sons Pty Ltd: 1967

Edition: Fifteenth Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS110

Condition: Fair


Paperback, Fifteenth Edition, 100gms, 150 pages. For the first time- the truth about the state's convict history. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, some pages are torn, pages are very thin but intact and readable, cover is slightly scruffy, no other pre-loved marks. 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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Convict Kingston - A Guide

By: Smith, Nan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000694

ISBN: 0646320270

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 232gms, 120 pages. This book gives a short history of Kingston, Norfolk Island, beginning with the convict settlements and finishing with today's ruins and the beautifully restored Georgian buildings. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info