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image of Photo Album 1870-1892 including many images of Queensland

Photo Album 1870-1892 including many images of Queensland

by [Photographs; Queensland]

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Published
1892
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1892. Albumen photographs, about 68 photographs of varying sizes, most interesting for their association with Gympie, Queensland and panoramic photograph of Brisbane. Most helpfully, the album has a handwritten key for the photographs, which are numbered in roman numerals with their location and the date. The photos of Queensland date from 1870 to 1890 and appear to… Read more
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Annual report of the Under Secretary for Mines..

by Queensland. Dept. of Mines

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Published
1964
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$3,500.00

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Brisbane: Department of Mines, 1964. A long unbroken run of this Queensland mining periodical. This run includes annual issues for 1896 through 1959 complete & 1964. Foolscap folio, original printed wrappers that are chipped, detached and sometimes lacking. From the library of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, with infrequent stamps. Dates refer to publication dates, not year… Read more
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Australia; Travel in Australia. Brochure

by [Travel Dept., Head Office, Bank of New South Wales]

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Published
1935
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Otherwise very good condition
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$45.00

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Sydney: Bank of NSW, 1935. Paperback. Otherwise very good condition. An Australian travel guide issued by the Bank of New South Wales, including NSW, WA, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania & New Zealand with text and many b&w photos. Small 8vo, 104pp, paper wrappers, tite and decoratioin in black and gilt on front. Covers dusty, spine chipped at… Read more
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image of Dubbo and the "Mcquarrie (sic) River in Flood", with notes by W. Moseley.  Christmas Card

Dubbo and the "Mcquarrie (sic) River in Flood", with notes by W. Moseley. Christmas Card

by [New South Wales; Photography]

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Published
1910
Condition
Very good condition
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$175.00

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1910. Very good condition. Large photographic cabinet card with gilt stamped seasonal greeting, a view looking down at the street, towards Town Hall, from 2 doors down, showing the main street and the river in flood at Dubbo, New South Wales. The Post Office clock shows the time as 8:15. The period ink annotation is on the… Read more
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Moreton Bay release of 57th Regiment prisoners, article in 'The Courier' newspaper

by [New South Wales; New Zealand; Queensland; Convicts]

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Published
1829
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Very good condition
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$125.00

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London: Printed by H. Warren, Published by D. Burton, 1829. Very good condition. News of New South Wales and New Zealand on the front page of a London newspaper, including an account of the taking and retaking of the brig "Hawies" in the Bay of Islands by New Zealanders, and the rescue of Atkins (second mate), and the… Read more
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Guinea Gold or the Great Barrier Reef

by Eden, Charles

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Published
1892
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$85.00

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London: SPCK, 1892. Hardcover. Nd [c. 1892], 160 pp, 4 pp. ads, f+2 pp. ills, dec. cloth covers. Ffep. removed o/w g+. Childrens book, see Muir vol. 1, p. 272.
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Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies - Presentation copy

by Backhouse, James

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Published
1843
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Very good overall
Edition
First edition
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$1,150.00

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York: Hamilton Adams, 1843. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Fully signed presentation copy to Backhouse's cousin in 1845, Hugh Cloak. The author, a member of the Society of Friends, was an erudite and observant traveller, writing in detail about his experiences. He & his partner Walker visited Tasmania, Norfolk Island, Moreton Bay, Port… Read more
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Vlaggenalbum Delftse Pot and Gouda's Roem: Flag Album of the Whole World, Parts 1 and 2

by [Flags, Vexillology] Heirman, R.J.J. (text); True, Leonard (design and drawing)

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Published
1950
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Netherlands, 1950. Staplebound. Color die cuts of flags from around the world neatly pasted into albums, with text below in Dutch. Issued in two parts, oblong 8vo, measuring 10 3/4 x 8 1/2". Each part includes maps of various parts of the world, without repeating the maps illustrated. Sections include Europe (map 1-22); Asia (map… Read more
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Venturesome Tom. A Story of Stirring Adventure by Land and Sea

by Tomalin, Captain

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Published
1908
Condition
Good + condition
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$75.00

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London: F. Tarrant and Company, 1908. Wraps. Good + condition. Older juvenile fiction, of young English man's quest for fortune in Australia. With much gold mining content (Mount Morgan Mine). Many amusing examples of period Australian slang: "The goldfields after the dust storm, was a sight never to be forgotten ... the miners rushing to the hotel… Read more
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Australia Calls You to Sunshine, Freedom and Prosperity. A Tourists' Paradise

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Published
1925
Condition
Very good condition
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$145.00

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Sydney: Australian Railways Commissioners, 1925. Very good condition. Prospectus with beautifully illustrated 1920s color wrappers, with illustrations of Canberra and Sydney Bridge, both under construction. Front wrapper signed Smith & Julius Studios, and depicting a bathing beauty with pale yellow parasol at the beach on one panel, and the snow clad "Alps". The verso with a… Read more
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The Mapping of Australia

by Tooley, R V.

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Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed Limited Edition
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$950.00

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London: Holland Press,, 1979. Signed Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. First Limited Edition of 300 copies with the limitation inscribed on the half title page along with Mr Tooley's signature. Thick royal 8vo, 376pp text, with 243 pp of map illustrations and a 14 page index, making a total of 633pp. Teg. Bound in 3/4 red morocco… Read more
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Douglas Street, Thursday Island

by [Thursday Island; Postcard]

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This black & white street scene shows Douglas Street as a long dirt road, with the church steeple in the far distance. The card is published by W. R. Moseley of Thursday Island. Addressed to someone in San Francisco, the message is written in German and dated 1926. Stamped, the cancellation for Townsville, with the date… Read more
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Rambles and Adventures, Canada, India etc.

by St. Michael-Podmore, P.

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Published
1909
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Good + overall
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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London: Upcott Gill, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. 8vo, 5pp, 288pp, [1]pp advertisement, b&w photographic plates, illustrations. Blue gilt cloth, spine sunned, head and foot of spine worn.
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Glimpses of Australia. Souvenir For the United States Navy. August - September 1908. Under The Southern Cross

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Published
1908
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First printing
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Sydney: Gullick, 1908. First printing. Hardcover. Very good condition. One of the many commemorative items that was issued around the world for the Great White Fleet's 14 month circumnavigation of the globe. Images of every Australian state fill the pages, with captions below. Oblong 8vo, unpaginated, b&w photographic plates. Bound in publishers' blue pictorial cloth stamped… Read more
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London: Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1877. Tenth Thousand. Hardcover. Very good condition. This rare travel guide contains a rare and impressive fold-out panorama of Brisbane, a long colored chromolithographic (measuring 24 1/2" x 7" plus margins) entitled "Brisbane in 1872" created by Maclure & Macdonald. Some wonderful details on Yosemite, Salt Lake City, Union Pacific Railroad, and… Read more
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Report of the Zoological Collections Made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean During the Voyage of the H.M.S. 'Alert' 1881-2

by Coppinger, Richard et al.

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Published
1884
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Good + condition
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London: Trustees, 1884. Hardcover. Good + condition. Important volume on discoveries of marine animals and skulls of Torres Straits islanders, made during the voyage of HMS Alert (1878-1882), a surveying expedition that explored the waters in and around the eastern and northern coasts of Australia, as well as around Patagonia, Polynesia and the Mascarene Island group in the… Read more
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Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 Scientific Reports Volume I, No. 13. The Biology of Reef-Building Corals

by Yonge, C. M.

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Published
1931
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Very good condition
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First edition
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$30.00

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London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1931. First edition. Paperback. Very good condition. One of the outstanding series on corals & reefs, the expedition sponsored by the British Museum (Natural History). Folio, pp 353-391-132, 6 b&w photographic plates. Publishers brown printed wrapper.
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Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 Scientific Reports Volume I, No.5. Sedimentation on Low Isles Reef and Its Relation to Coral Growth

by Marshall, Sheina M. and A. P. Orr

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Published
1931
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1931. First edition. Paperback. Very good condition. One of the outstanding series on corals & reefs, the expedition sponsored by the British Museum (Natural History). Folio, pp 93-132, 3 plates, 7 figures in the text. Publishers brown printed wrapper.
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London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1931. First edition. Paperback. Very good overall. One of the outstanding series on corals & reefs, the expedition sponsored by the British Museum (Natural History). Folio, pp 83-91, one plate & one text figure. Publishers brown printed wrappers a little dusty.
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Kempten, Germany: Jos. Kosel'schen Buchhandlung, 1896. Paperback. Good + overall. A German emigration guide of agricultural & mining conditions, along with the voyage to Australia through the Suez Canal and stops in Sri Lanka. No emigrant seems to have used it as it is unopened and uncut. 8vo, v, 156pp, 13 printed photograph illustrations. Illustrations… Read more
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$200.00