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Image for Symbols of Australia.

Symbols of Australia.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Mimmo Cozzolino: 2000

Seller ID: 32674


20th anniversary edition. Introduced by Geoffrey Blainey and Phillip Adams. 4to. 192pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646403095 ***Commercial art and advertising. View more info

Image for An Exelent Coliney : the practical idealists of 1836-1846.

An Exelent Coliney : the practical idealists of 1836-1846.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1978

Seller ID: 33577


x, 174pp, b&w illustrations, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). Slight impression of paper clip at top corner of front endpaper and first leaf. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0727004913 ***The early settlement of South Australia. View more info

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Historical Records of New South Wales. Volume 6: King & Bligh, 1806, 1807 & 1808.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lansdown Slattery: 1978

Seller ID: 34443


Facsimile reprint (first published 1898). 876pp, folding maps and illustrations. Brown buckram, decorated in blind, with the dustwrapper. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0868330078 View more info

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The Shearers.

By: ADAM SMITH, Patsy.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1982

Seller ID: 12252


4to. 416pp, well illustrated in b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine and adjacent strip a little faded). A very good clean copy. ***Author's warm inscription on half-title to 'Max & Thedda' - her long time-friends the Tasmanian artist Max Angus and his wife Thedda. View more info

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Northern Safari : a souvenir programme.

By: ADAMS, Keith A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Author: nd [1950s]

Seller ID: 28318


185x165mm. [24]pp, well illustrated with b&w photographs, small slip advertising the film's run at the Star Theatre, Launceston, inserted. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Very good clean copy. ***Promotional booklet for the film of the same name - an 'authentic portrayal of the Australian outdoors and the laws of nature', made by and featuring Keith, Audrey, Margaret and Tiger Adams (the latter a dog). Keith Adams grew up in Bridport, Tasmania. View more info

EARLY GEORGIAN. Extracts from the Journal of George Allen (1800-1877).

By: ALLEN, George Wigram Dundas.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1958

Seller ID: 9417


First edition. 136pp, pictorial eps. Cloth with d/w (very sl wear to edges). Very good. ***Allen was the first attorney and solicitor to be educated in New South Wales. His journal provides 'an illuminating picture of life in early Sydney'. View more info

Jeremy Kane: a Canadian historical adventure novel of the 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion, and its brutal aftermath in the Australian penal colonies.

By: ALLINSON, Sydney.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Xlibris [for the author]: 1998

Seller ID: 28026


366pp. Soft covers, spine slightly faded. Very good. ISBN 073880102X View more info

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The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804.

By: ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1984

Seller ID: 21288


No XVIII of XXV copies signed by the editor. 150pp, illustrations & maps. The special issue bound in half green leather and green cloth by the Dove Bindery. Gilt decoration on upper board and gilt spine titles, in mylar dustwrapper and matching slipcase. Slight fading at head of spine and the mylar wrapper slightly rubbed, otherwise fine. ***The standard issue of this book was itself limited to 375 numbered and signed copies. ISBN 0 908528 12 4 View more info

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Stapylton: with Major Mitchell's Australia Felix expedition 1836.

By: ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1986

Seller ID: 25439


1000 numbered and signed copies. 296pp, illustrations, maps. Blue linen, gilt decoration and titles, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528140 ***The previously unpublished journal of Mitchell's second-in-command, with commentary. View more info

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The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804.

By: ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1984

Seller ID: 30541


The edition was of 375 numbered and signed copies: this copy out-of-series (neither signed nor numbered). 150pp, illustrations, maps. Green cloth, gilt device on the upper board, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0 908528 12 4 View more info

Image for Natural Curiosity : unseen art of the First Fleet.

Natural Curiosity : unseen art of the First Fleet.

By: ANEMAAT, Louise.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, New South: 2014

Seller ID: 32740


4to. 2546pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Limp pictorial papered boards. Fine. (new). ISBN 1742234097 ***Numerous illustrations of Australian natural history, many unseen prior to 2011, by First Fleet artists such as Thomas Watling, John Doody and 'the Port Jackson painter'. View more info

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The ANZAC Book : written and illustrated in Gallipoli by the men of Anzac.

By: ANZAC:

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1916

Seller ID: 12207


4to. 170pp, colour and b&w illustrations, folding map. Original blue cloth with inlaid colour illustration on the upper board, lettered in navy blue on the front and gilt on the spin; the corners a little rubbed. Internally very clean, although the text pages are age-yellowed as usual. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Beginning : European discovery and early settlement of Swan River, Western Australia.

The Beginning : European discovery and early settlement of Swan River, Western Australia.

By: APPLEYARD, R.T. & Toby Manford.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nedlands, W.A., University of Western Australia Press: 1979

Seller ID: 32703


4to. 240pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0855641460 View more info

Image for Building a Nation : a history of the Australian house.

Building a Nation : a history of the Australian house.

By: ARCHER, John.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Collins: 1987

Seller ID: 34458


Square 4to. 240pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0002174987 View more info

The Push from the Bush : a bulletin of social history. No 24, April 1987.

By: ATKINSON, Alan (ed).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Armidale, University of New England: 1987

Seller ID: 30597


88pp. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. Articles: 'Emptying the hulks: Duncan Campbell and the first three fleets to Australia' (Dan Byrnes); 'The Future of Botany Bay'; 'Gender in early NSW society' (Marian Aveling); 'A Moderate System of Passport'; 'The Primitive Origins of Parliament' (Alan Atkinson); 'The Ghosts of Castlereagh'; Reply to Miriam Dixson (Kim Humphery). ***A product of the research for the 1838 'slice' of The Australians: a bicentennial histo... View more info