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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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Port Arthur: A Photographic Essay

By: Bolt, Frank

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hobart, TAS, Australia, Action Agencies: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: HISAUS636

Condition: Good


Softcover, third printing, 240gms, no page numbers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration. Book has been covered in clear protective contact, 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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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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Land Downunder, The

By: Egan, Ted

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Evergreen Media Pty Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST15

ISBN: 0975087509

Condition: Fine


Paperback, First Edition, 300gms, 240 pages. Ted Egan tells true stories of convicts, settlers, Aboriginals, drovers, soldiers, migrants- the men and women, black and white, who create the ethos of the Land Downunder. Book is in fine condition with no general wear and tear, not even a crease to read the book, no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1992

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS632

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised and enlarged edition, 692gms, 96 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some light chipping to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1999

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS631

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised and enlarged edition, 692gms, 96 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 light shelf wear. There are a few stampings from a previous owner on the inside front pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS630

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, third edition, 612gms, 80 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS629

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, third edition, 612gms, 80 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows one very small tear to the bottom corner of the front flap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Some Notes on Maria Island and Its Penal Settlements

By: Pretyman, E. R.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Tasmania, Australia, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS633

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, edition and year not stated, 98gms, 29 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ship Thieves, The

By: Rees, Sian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Australia: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS272

ISBN: 0733620817

Condition: Very Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 286g, 231pgs. The amazing tale and unfortunate life of James Porter - Australian convict, pirate and master mariner. Book is in very good condition with very mild general wear and tear and only very light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

First Fleet Families of Australia

By: Smee, C. J. (compiled by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Artarmon, Australia, First Fleet Families of Australia: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS434

ISBN: 0949345075

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and gold stamping, first edition, 734gms, red endpapers. Containing genealogical details of 456 first fleeters, their children and grandchildren. Book is in good condition with some minor general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration throughout.some very light water damage and a few small pen markings from a previous owner on the inside front page. Boards shows some light shelf wear and mild soiling as well as a few small dents, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

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Port Arthur: A Place of Misery

By: Weidenhofer, Maggie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port Arthur, TAS, Australia, B. And M. Reid: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS667

ISBN: 0646000039

Condition: Good


Large softcover, landscape format, second edition, 146pp, weighs 466gms. This book tells the chilling story of the convict era at Port Arthur, but also reveals that some of its history has been embroidered. She describes the settlement's development from decay at the end of last century to its new life as a worldwide tourist attraction. 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