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Complete History of Australia (in three parts)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dee Why West, Australia, Paul Hamlyn P/L: 1978

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: HISAUS413

ISBN: 0727102516

Condition: Good


All three books are softcovers, second impression, 5340gms, 1518 pgs (pages are continuous through three books). These three books have been issued as a box set. Box is included. This set of books documents the history of Australia from the beginning of European discovery. All three books are in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book 1 has a 1/2 inch tear to the external spine, there is a small pen mark on the inside front page and the cover shows light creasing. Box is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-lov... View more info

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Discovery of King Arthur, The

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, UK, Book Club Associates: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS46

ISBN: 0905649699

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover, first edition, 494g, 226pgs. Attempts to find the truth about the man (if any) behind the legend of King Arthur. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate 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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Discovering Historic Australia

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Book Company, The: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS172

ISBN: 0725402113

Condition: Very Good


Laminated hardcover with pictorial boards, no dust jacket, Reprint, 700gms, 145 pages, maroon coloured endpapers. Through the medium of over 200 full colour photographs from Douglass Baglin and the perceptive and carefully researched text of Barbara Mullins, this book takes the reader on a journey of discovery through historic Australia, a varied and diverse pilgrimage which covers the huge continent and bears testimony to man's endeavours. 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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Discovering Historic Australia

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Book Company, The: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS422

ISBN: 0725402113

Condition: Very Good


Laminated hardcover with pictorial boards, no dust jacket, Reprint, 700gms, 145 pages, maroon coloured endpapers. Through the medium of over 200 full colour photographs from Douglass Baglin and the perceptive and carefully researched text of Barbara Mullins, this book takes the reader on a journey of discovery through historic Australia, a varied and diverse pilgrimage which covers the huge continent and bears testimony to man's endeavours. 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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Natural Magic: Spells, Enchantments & Self-Development

By: Ball, Pamela J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Bookmart Limited: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: NEWAGE139

ISBN: 1841931373

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 570gms, 389 pages. This book will set you on the path of self discovery. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Discovery of the Titanic, The: Exploring the Greatest of All Lost Ships

By: Ballard, Dr. Robert; and Archbold, Rick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA46

ISBN: 0340505206

Condition: Good


Softcover, first paperback edition, 770g, 238pgs. 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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Captain Cook's Voyages of Discovery

By: Barrow, John (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Heron Books:

Edition: First Heron Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA37

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue faux leather boards with gilt decoration, 550g, 454pgs, decorated endpapers. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration thoughout. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Impossibility: The Limits of Science and the Science of Limits

By: Barrow, John. D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Oxford, USA, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCI19

ISBN: 0198518900

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 650gms, 279 pages, blank endpapers. This book by John D Barrow looks at what limits there might be to human discovery, and what we might find, ultimately, to be unknowable, undoable, or unthinkable. Book is in very good condition with very mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with very mild shelf wear, dust jacket has been taped down to boards, 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... View more info

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Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals (Kingfisher Factfinder)

By: Benton, Dr. Micheael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Kingfisher: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: NATANI80

ISBN: 185697135X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 652pgs, 256gms. Contents includes: discovery of poast giants; victorian discoveries; dinosaur finds; the age of the earth; the history of the earth; how fossils are formed; classifying fossils; the a-z introduction; groups of prehistoric animals; and much more. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Electric Universe: How Electricity Switched on the Modern World

By: Bodanis, David

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Little, Brown & Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCI90

ISBN: 0316729728

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 346gms, 237 pages. From the cold waters of the Atlantic to the streets of Hamburg during a WW2 firestorm and the interior of the human body, this book is a mesmerizing journey of discovery by a master science writer. Book is in good condition with very minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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By Sail and Wind: The Story of the Bahamas

By: Bothwell, Jean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Abelard- Schuman Limited: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA22

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 250gms, 152 pages, blank endpapers. By Sail and Wind is the story of the development of these strange and beautiful islands (the islands the small islands lying east of the Florida Straight- now known as The Bahamas), where in earlier days enormous flocks of pint flamingos nested. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, price clipping to the inside flap, small tear to top of book approx. 2 inches long and some general chipping, otherwise no other pre-l... View more info

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Macquarie Country: A History of the Hawkesbury

By: Bowd, D.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000315

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 648gms, 242 pages. Contents includes: discovery and exploration; early settlement; the river; floods; shipping; aborigines; the macquarie era; bushrangers; inns; roads; bridges; the church; hospitals; prominent people; founders; buildings; sports and pastimes; railway; government; education; agriculture; and postal services/newspapers. The text is supported by many black and white photographs. A good solid copy for its age and of good reading quality with age-related general wear and tear and minor page discolouration t... View more info

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Extreme South: Struggles and Triumph of the First Australian Team to the Pole

By: Brown, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Australia, Australian Geographic P/L: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000483

ISBN: 1862760314

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 886gms, 255 pages. This absorbing book relates the experiences of these modern day explorers throughout the 60 challenging days of their 1300km trek, and thanks to Ian Brown's photography, shows us the vastness, majesty and uncompromising nature of the Antarctic landscape. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. DJ is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pretty Good for a Woman: The Engimas of Evelyn Scott

By: Callard, D.A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA54

ISBN: 0224020390

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 202 pages. D. A. Callards's chance discovery of some of Evelyn Scott's books and manuscripts in a junkshop, and his subsequent fascination with the extraordinary life of this unusual woman, has led him to write a remarkable and illuminating portrait of both an individual and a generation. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, price clipping to inside front flap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fragile Paradise: The Discovery of Fletcher Christian Bounty Mutineer

By: Christian, Glynn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC3

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow and brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, Second Edition, 900gms, 256 pages, blank endpapers. In Fragile Paradise, Glynn Christian , great-great-great-great grandson of the mutineer takes Fletcher out of the world of conjecture and into full-blooded life for the first time. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some very minor page discolouration. Dust Jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, several minor tears no longer than an inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS418

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear. Book shows stampings from a previous owner and a book plate has been removed from the inside front endpaper, ot... View more info

Image for Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS417

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear plastic for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Everyday Life Through the Ages (Reader's Digest)

By: Davison, Michael Worth (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, The Reader's Digest Association Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISANT6

ISBN: 086438307X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1755g, 383pgs, red endpapers. A journey of discovery through over 15,000 years of world history. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light spotting throughout. Boards are in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Pulse of the Nation: A Portrait of Australia

By: Day, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, HarperCollins Publishers Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST46

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,050gms, 277 pages, orange coloured endpapers. Mark Day sets out to explore his land and distil the essence of what it means to be Australia- who we are, where we're from, and where we're gong in the 21st century. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Firebird: A Memoir

By: Doty, Mark

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, UK, Jonathan Cape: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA130

ISBN: 0224060201

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 316g, 200pgs. The story of one man's journey of self-discovery, from a turbulent middle-American childhood, through denial and experimenting, to realisation and acceptance. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info