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A Complete Account Of The Settlement At Port Jackson

By: Tench, Watkin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Whitefish, MT, USA, Kessinger Publishing Co, 2004

Edition: Reprint


Part of the Kessinger Publishing's Rare Prints Series covering thousands of scarce and hard-to-find books. Clean, bright, large format softcover - 110 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Aboriginal Culture Today

By: Rutherford, Anna (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Kunapipi, Dangaroo Press, 1988


Contains creative material, articles and statements by major Aboriginal artists on art, children's literature, criticism, film, country and western music, political posters, photography, publishing and creative writing. A very good reading copy which has some creasing to covers and top corners of pages and tipppexed out price to front endpaper. 306 pages. Next post from UK. View more info

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Australia - A Financial Times Survey

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Financial Times, 1959


The original Financial Times magazine copy of this survey offering an overview of the country and it's future in the late 1950's. 111 pages. Illustrated with b.w photographs and contemporary advertisments of the day. View more info

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Australian Panorama

By: Anthony, J.D.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Australia, Australian News and Information Bureau Publication,


Pictorial guide to Australia. Undated circa 1960's. 64 pages. View more info

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Beyond the Skippers Road

By: Macnicol, Terri

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1965

Edition: First Edition


Tells of life on a remote sheep farm at Mount Aurum Station. Written with a lively sense of humour, warm sympathy, and keen observation. Gift inscription to ffep else a clean square hardback in a d/w showing shelfwear & tear and light sunning to spine - 160 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Cobbers : A Personal Record Of A Journey From Essex, In England, To Australia, Tasmania And Some Of The Reefs And Islands In The Coral Sea, Made In The Year 1930, 1931, And 1932

By: Wood, Thomas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1953

Edition: Third Edition


The definitive edition with the text revised by the author for the second edition, and fifteen new illustrations from the author's own photographs and other sources to make a fitting memorial to Dr. Wood, who died in 1950. Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine - 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Desert Journeys

By: Rawson, Geoffrey

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1948

Edition: First Edition


An account of the arduous exploration of the interior of the continent of Australia by three rival expeditions in 1873-4. With six maps. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some internal/external tape repairs - 270 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Down Under

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Black Swan, 2001


As new, unread paperback which shows signs of slightest storage. Bill Bryson's witty story of his travels around Australia. 398 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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From West to East and Beyond (SIGNED COPY)

By: Buck, Sheila

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, New Millennium, 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Clean, bright booklet - 76 pages. An account of a teacher's travels and experiences in the Far East and Australasia that represents much more than a simple travelogue. SIGNED by the author to the title page as well as a dedication to the ffep which reads ' Selina & Charles With best wishes from the author'. 76 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Heart of the North

By: Hughes, Owen (photography), Ferrall, Sir Raymond (text)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Australia, Owen Hughes Photography, 1988

Edition: First Edition


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dust jacket. Gift inscription on front end paper. 218 pages. Photographs of Tasmania, its people and landscape. View more info

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Melbourne Sketchbook

By: Newnham, W. H. (Text by)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited, 1967

Edition: First Edition


Catches the mood of 29 of Melbourne's best-known features from Young & Jackson's to Government House. Each sketch is accompanied by Newnham's breezy commentary. Gift inscription on front endpaper. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 63 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Souvenir of Melbourne

By: N/A

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Osboldstone & Co,


''Containing the latest views of the principal streets, buildings, etc, together with street, railway and tramway maps'' Some small scuff marks to a couple of photos. 32 page stapled (rusty) booklet with pictures of the the MCG, The Lawn at Flemington Park on Cup Day etc. Circa 1920s? View more info

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Sydney Sketchbook

By: Sommers, Tess Van

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited, 1971

Edition: Reprint


Records the grace and history of some of Sydney's most notable buildings. . A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 64 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tasmania

By: Walton, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: South Yarra, Victoria, Currey O'Neil Ross Pty Ltd, 1985

Edition: First Edition


Communicates the priceless historical and natural heritage of Australia's island State. Internally clean, large format hardback with some light edgewear in a d/w showing some wear & tear - 72 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Discovery of Australia

By: Sharp, Andrew

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1963

Edition: First Edition


Traces the sequence of discovery of portions of the coasts of the Australian continent and Tasmania, thereby providing a study of the revelation of Australia to the outside world. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some sunning to spine/cover - 338 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info