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Tobruk and El Alamein. Australia in the War of 1939-1945. Series One, Army. Volume III

by Maughan, Barton.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1966
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Canada: Australian War Memorial, 1966. HEAVY. xx, 854 pages, b/w plates, maps, sketch maps, chronology, index. Or red cloth in jacket. Tiny tear at top of front flap fold with associated minor crease, otherwise excellent. Third volume in the army series of the official history of Australian in the War of 1939-1945. This volume is chiefly concerned with the 9th… Read more
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Grammatical Categories in Australian Languages. Linguistics Series No. 22.

by Dixon, R.M. W. (editor)

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1976
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780391006942
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$53.41

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Canada: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies., 1976. HEAVY. 776pp, index,maps, diagrams. Brown cloth in jacket. Much of the jacket laminate has been giving a rubbed appearance to jacket, endpapers and top edge heavily foxed, light foxing to page edges, prev owners name on front free endpaper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo.
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Papers on the Languages of the Australian Aborigines. Occasional Papers in Aboriginal Studies Number Three.

by Pittman, Richard; Kerr, Harland (editors)

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1964
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Good
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First Edition
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Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies., 1964. iii, 166pp. Or card covers. Silverfishing to cloth taped spine only, some foxing to page edges, prev owner name stamp to front, damp mark to bottom spine corner of first few pages. Prepared in the Language Workshop of the Summer Institute of Linguistics Australian School held at the University of Queensland 1963-64. Includes… Read more
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Aboriginal Men of High Degree.

by Elkin, A. P.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1977
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780702210174
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$14.24

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St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1977. xxiv, 185pp, index, maps, notes, endpaper maps. Or boards in jacket. Slight rubbing to edges of boards, top edge foxed, flap creased, slight fading of spine. An anthropologist reveals the secret and sacred practices of the Australian aboriginal shamanic tradiiton concentration on the karadji. Looks at the rites of initiation by which young… Read more
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Arthur Phillip 1738-1814. His Voyaging.

by Frost, Alan.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1987
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780195547016
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$17.80

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Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1987. HEAVY. xi, 320pp, index, notes, bw ills, maps, endpaper maps. Or green cloth in jacket. Some fading to spine. Comprehensive account of the voyages of Arthur Phillip.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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Tin Mosques and Ghantowns: A History of Afghan Camel Drivers in Australia.

by Stevens, Christine.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1989
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780195549768
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Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1989. HEAVY. xii, 372pp, index, bibliography, notes, appendices, bw ills, map. Or brown cloth in jacket. Faded spine as usual and some fading to top front of jacket also, otherwise excellent. Feral camels roam Australia's interior and are now exported back to their homelands. How they came to be in Australia and their role in… Read more
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Weevils in the Flour. An Oral Record of the 1930s Depression in Australia.

by Lowenstein, Wendy.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780908090082
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Melbourne: Hyland House, 1978. HEAVY. xv, 464pp, index, bibliography, endpaper maps. Or blue cloth in jacket. Some foxing to page edges and endpapers, a few tiny dark spots to fore-edge. 130 Australians tell of their experiences of the Great Depression of the 1930s.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny

by Dash, Mike

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Lawrence Jones
Published
2002
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780609607664
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$14.24

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New York: Crown Publishers, 2002. xiii, 381pp, 3 maps, notes, bibliography, Dutch pronunciation guide, index. Cloth-backed papered boards in jacket. Rubbed at bottom of spine. A true story of mutiny, shipwreck, murder, and survival.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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Sojourners. The Epic Story of China's Centuries Old Relationship with australia. Flowers and the wide Sea.

by Rolls, Eric

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1992
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Very Good
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First Paperback
ISBN
9780702225390
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$12.82

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St. Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press, 1992. xi,531pp, index, bibliography, bw ills, maps, endpaper maps. Or card covers. Light even toning to page edges, sticker remnant to front. The result of 25 years research the book covers the high drama of the history of Chinese-Australian contact; and treats the important themes of gambling, food and cooking, health (including smallpox… Read more
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Joadja Creek: The Shale Oil Town and Its People 1870-1911

by Knapman, Leonie

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1988
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780868063126
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Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1988. 176pp, 16pp of colour photos (Joadja Creek today [1988]), illustrated throughout with b/w photos, two sketch maps, three appendices, index. Cloth boards in dust-jacket. Some foxing to jacket and top edge, crease to top corner of front free endpaper. The Australian Kerosene Oil and Mineral Company prospered for 30 years, until its liquidation in 1911… Read more
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St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1983. xxxiv, 825pp, index, bw photos, line drawings, maps. Pictorial card.. Light edge wear to covers, minor foxing, even toning to page edges. December 1917 to May 1918. The fifth volume of this set, commonly known as 'Bean'. . First Paperback. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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Brisbane's Back Door. The Story of the D'Aguilar Range.

by Horton, Helen.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780864390363
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$19.94

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Brisbane: Boolarong Press, 1988. vii, 159pp, index, bibliography, bw & col ills, map. Or green cloth in pictorial jacket. Slightest of edge wear to jacket, very light foxing to endpapers. The story of the range of mountains behind Brisbane including the original aboriginal inhabitants, settlement, the Glass Houses, natural history, forestry and mush more.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.… Read more
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Bibliography of Australia. Addenda 1784-1850 (Volumes I to IV)

by Ferguson, John Alexander

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1986
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780642993076
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$32.04

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Canberra: National Library of Australia, 1986. x, 706pp,index. Blue cloth boards in jacket. Small mark at top of jacket front, otherwise excellent. Volume from the standard bibliographical reference for Australian books. This addenda includes all known titles omitted from volumes 1 to 4.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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King Bungaree: A Sydney Aborigine Meets the Great South Pacific Explorers, 1799-1830

by Smith, Keith Vincent

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1992
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780864174703
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$53.41

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Sydney: Kangaroo Press, 1992. 192pp, index, bibliography, appendices, num bw & col ills, endpaper maps. Or brown cloth in jacket. Near new. Biography of King Bungaree of the Broken Bay aborigines who settled in Sydney. He accompanied Flinders and Philip Parker King on their voyages of exploration. He was a real character of early Sydney often mentioned in contemporary accounts… Read more
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Images of Religion in Australian Art. Aboriginal Art Text by Judith Ryan

by Crumlin, Rosemary

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1988
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Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781862562912
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$24.92

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Sydney: Bay Books, 1988. 204pp, index, bibliography, 93 col platesBlue cloth in jacket. Minor edge wear to jacket, small bump to top front corner, quite mheavy foxing to reverse of jacket and first/last few pages. SIGNED by author on half-title page.The book is in two sections: Images of religion, paintings 1940 to 1988; and Islands of Reflection, Arthur Boyd; Leonard… Read more
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Qantas Rising: The Autobiography of the Flying Fysh.

by Fysh, Sir Hudson.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1965
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$35.61

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Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1965. xii, 296pp, index, 9 appendices, 42 bw ills + frontis. Or black cloth in jacket. Short tears to bottom of jacket spine, price clipped, some rubbing at folds, minor surface silverfishing at bottom edge of boards. Gift note on blank prelim, prev owner name on copyright page, small bookseller label on front pastedown. The autobiography… Read more
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New Zealand: New Century Press., 2000. x, 110pp, num bw ills; xii, 28pp. Or pictorial card. Very slight edge wear to covers. Edition limited to 500 copies of which this #25. SIGNED by author. An exceptional reference to NZ commemorative medals. The content of the book is the same as that of the second edition, the supplement covers pieces discovered… Read more
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Country of Five Rivers. Albert Shire 1788-1988

by Jones, Michael.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1988
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780043370063
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$17.80

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Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1988. x, 299pp, index, appendix, num bw & col ills. Green faux-leather, no jacket. Very nice copy. An excellent comprehensive local history of Albert Shire bordered by the Gold Coast, Great Dividing Range, NSW border and Brisbane. Includes aborigines, early settlement, cotton, sugar, kanakas, railways, dairy, local government and the modern era.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Guilty or Innocent? The Gordon Bennett Case

by Clisby, Mark

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Impression
ISBN
9781863731867
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$10.68

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Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1992. 134pp, 16pp b/w plates, bibliography, index. Cloth boards in jacket. Slight fading to spine, light toning/foxing to page egdes.The author sets out the details of Bennett's career, the campaign in Malaya, the fall of Singapore and Bennett's escape. Then he sets out the case for and against Bennett, leaving the reader to decide: guilty or… Read more
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Tracks of Triumph. A Tribute to the Pioneers Who Built the Famous Kuranda Scenic Railway.

by Hudson, Alan.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
2003
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$21.36

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Cairns: The Cairns Post, 2003. 143ppnum bw ills, pictorial endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Slight lean to spine. Historic photographs and informative text describe the building of the Kuranda Scenic Railway- one of the most spectacular rail journeys in the world.. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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