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GEELONG GRAMMARIANS AT THE GREAT WAR (Inscribed and Signed Copy)
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GEELONG GRAMMARIANS AT THE GREAT WAR (Inscribed and Signed Copy)

By Affleck, James

Armadale, Victoria, Australia: Cliffe Books (in Association with the Geelong Grammar Foundation ), 1999. vi, + 286pp., colour plate frontispiece, two unpaginated colour plates, unpaginated b/white halftone section, plus a line-drawn theatre map section at rear. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt titles and school crest over mildly foredge-bumped maroon boards. A personal inscription (" . . . many thanks for your help, James") additiionally fully signed and dated (11th November, 1999 - the book's release date) on title page, else textblock unmarked. Plain glassine dustwrapper has several repaired closed tears, else good. The book pays tribute to and gives short biographies of some 417 Geelong Grammarians who served in the Great War, with one in five who enlisted paying the supreme sacrifice . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Foreword. Editorials. The Supreme Sacrifice. Those who Returned. New From th4e War Years. Letters From the War. References, including Lists. Bibliography. Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 800g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.18

MY LIFE AT THE OLD BUSH SCHOOL
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MY LIFE AT THE OLD BUSH SCHOOL

By Collier, Julie V.

Lilydale, Victoria, Australia: Author (Julie V. Collier) (Printed by Commodore Press Print) , 1982. Unpaginated (52 pages). B/white halftone plate section, plus a line-drawn area map. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Staples clean and tight. Text-printed card wrapper mildly edgeworn, sunned on spine, slightly bio-predated, and has a sticker ghost on rear wrap. A minor fleck on preface page, else textblock unmarked. Written in a naive, unadulterated way, these recollections of her pioneering family/childhood in the Bulga (now Balook) area of Gippsland, Victoria by Julie Veronica Collier (1897-1989) make engrossing reading . . . Contents include: Preface. Unchaptered Recollections. Appendix. Book weight approx. 70g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . 3rd Edition. Softcover (Staplebound). Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$16.68

JARDEE: The Mill That Cheated Time
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JARDEE: The Mill That Cheated Time

By Owens, Doreen

Nedlands, Western Australia : University of Western Australia Press, et al , 1994. ix, + 214pp., a line-drawn area map, Jardee town and mill map, plus b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, minimally canted. Colour-art illustrated ('Jardee Mill, c. 1936', Kath Pearce) card wrapper bumped on foredge corners, else nominal edgewear. Several highlighted names in index, else textblock unmarked. 'Jardee' is the story of a small town, its sawmill and community in an isolated forest area in the south west of Western Australia. While many other mill towns changed over time, Jardee survived as a mill town for eighty years. This is the story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Acks., 17 chapters. Bibliography, Index of People. Book weight approx. 460g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.02

THE GOOD COUNTRY ' - Into the Dawn of a New Day ' (1968-1988) Shire of Cranbourne
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THE GOOD COUNTRY ' - Into the Dawn of a New Day ' (1968-1988) Shire of Cranbourne

By Hooper, Fred

Victoria, Australia: The Shire of Cranbourne , 1988. x, + 119pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plates throughout, plus several intext, line-drawn maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain brown boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn and bumped only. " - Into the Dawn of a New Day' is a companion volume, and sequel to Dr. Niel Gunson's early history of Cranbourne: "The Good Country". It takes up the story in 1968 and traces the preoccupations and events affecting the shire from then until 1988 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Acks., Winds of Change. Corridors - Constraints - Consequences. Pattern of Living. Quality of Life. Price of Progress. Towards 2000. Appendices. Notes. Index. Book weight approx. 380g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.29

GUNDARNIAN: A Story of Jondaryan Station
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GUNDARNIAN: A Story of Jondaryan Station

By Hutchison, Lloyd

Queensland, Australia: Author (Lloyd Hutchison), 1994. 80pp., intext, b/white halftone plates, and facsimiles. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped and splash-stained. Sepia, illustrated limp wrapper bumped and softly creased on upper foredge corner of front wrap, else very good. Textblock unmarked. 'Gundarnian' is the story of the vast Darling Downs, Queensland, Jondaryan Station and its huge contribution to the Australian wool industry . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., 17 chapters. Appendix. Book weight approx. 255g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.24

SAND AND SUCCESS: A History of Huntingdale Golf Club
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SAND AND SUCCESS: A History of Huntingdale Golf Club

By Meldrum, Brian and Mansfield, Garry

South Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia : Huntingdale Golf Club, 1996. ix, + 144pp., illustrated throughout: endpapers, frontispiece, photographic colour plates and b/white halftone plates. Book clean. Vivid silver title over mildly canted spine. Club emblem in silver and gold over undamaged, blue faux-leather boards. Textblock unmarked. Attached ribbon bookmark ditto. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped and edgeworn only. Through hard work and dedication the members of the Huntingdale Golf Club, Victoria, have established one of the world's great golf courses. The authors detail the events, experiences and personalities that have shaped Huntingdale's development . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Foreword. From the President. 14 chapters. Appendices. Index. Book weight approx. 1.31KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.02

IN THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS . . . RAN Heroism Darwin 19 February 1942   (Inscribed Copy)
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IN THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS . . . RAN Heroism Darwin 19 February 1942 (Inscribed Copy)

By Bradford, John

Henley Beach, South Australia : Seaview Press, 2000. xviii, + 224pp., b/white halftone plate illustrated section, plus line-drawn maps and facsimiles. Book clean. Spine firm, minor repair on head. Colour-art illustrated (Tom Offord) gloss wrapper noticeably creased on front, else lighty bumped, plus a minor dampstain on plain inner. A short personal inscription on the title page, signed and dated by the author, else textblock unmarked. Including a listing of names and citations for Australian military personnel recommended for gallantry awards in the first air raid on Darwin, this book is a tribute to R.A.N.'s somewhat unrecognised heroism in Darwin . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 7 chapters. Appendices x 3. References, and Notes. Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 325g. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.46

THE HISTORY OF WARRNAMBOOL . . . From 1847 . . . Up to the End of 1886 (Facsimile Edition)
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THE HISTORY OF WARRNAMBOOL . . . From 1847 . . . Up to the End of 1886 (Facsimile Edition)

By Osburne, Richard

Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia: Rev. John Pinson/Cr. John Lindsay/Dan Madden (Facsimile Edition), 1980. (x.) + 368pp., unpaginated fold-out plates (1 colour, others sepia). Monochrome (sepia) endpaper maps. Sepia text and halftone plates. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain brown, original cloth boards undamaged. Text-block unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. This facsimile edition of Richard Osburne's wonderful "History of Warrnambool" (1847-1886) has been significantly improved on the original , with the inclusion of an annotated section (mostly written by Warrnambool historian Mr. T.A. Wicking), and an Index. Contents include: Prelims., Observations and Acks., The Author. Foreword. List of Illustrations. Preface, 25 chapters. Advertising Section. Errata. Annotations (August 1980). Appendix. Index. Book weight approx. 510g. . Facsimile Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$41.70

DARGO CROOKED RIVER: A Pictorial History
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DARGO CROOKED RIVER: A Pictorial History

By Christie, Rob

Dargo, Victoria, Australia : High Country Publishing , 1994. 56pp., illustrated throughout with a stunning array of rare photographic plates (archival and private sources), maps and facsimiles. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Staples clean and tight. Illustrated (sepia halftone plate outer and monochrome map inner - 1909 mining tracks and township map of Grant) gloss wrapper mildly bumped and edgeworn. A name crudely felt-pen deleted on title page, else textblock unmarked. Containing additional information from further research, this second edition, in picture and word, tells of the (now) much forgotten Dargo-Crooked River goldfields in Victoria's High Country . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., (Introduction). Early Years and Boom. Dargo Crooked River. Mining. Crooked River. End of Grant. Dargo. Book weight approx. 295g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Second Edition, 2nd Impression . Softcover (Staplebound). Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$13.90

WHEN THE WATTLES BLOOM AGAIN: The life and times of William Barak Last Chief of the Yarra Yarra Tribe (Signed Copy)
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WHEN THE WATTLES BLOOM AGAIN: The life and times of William Barak Last Chief of the Yarra Yarra Tribe (Signed Copy)

By Wiencke, Shirley W

East Kew, Victoria, Australia: Author (Shirley W. Wiencke), 2001. x, + 110pp., intext b/white halftone plates (archival sources), maps and facsimiles throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, trivial bump on heel. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. Signed, 'With my best wishes', by the author, on title page, else textblock unmarked. This book is a thoroughly researched, absorbing story of William Barak (c. 1823-1903), the last chief and sole survivor of the Yarra Yarra or 'Woiwurrung' tribe . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Part 1/ 12 chapters. Part 2/ 6 chapters. Conclusion. Legends - as told by Barak. Bibliography, Sources, Index. Book weight approx. 250g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Signed and Inscribed By Author. Third Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.33

WONNANGATTA STATION - The Next Twenty Years. A Sequel to The History of Wonnangatta Station  (Inscribed Copy)
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WONNANGATTA STATION - The Next Twenty Years. A Sequel to The History of Wonnangatta Station (Inscribed Copy)

By Mortimer, Wallace Malcolm

Victoria, Australia: W.M. Mortimer (Author), 1995. xv, + 181pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. A short personal inscription, signed and dated (2005) by the author on first (introductory) page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft oblique crease and smaller soft corner crease to front panel. From the rear panel: "Wallace Malcolm Mortimer was born in Melbourne in 1927; he has farmed and conducted business in north-eastern Victoria since the 1950s. He is the author of 'The History of Wonnangatta Station', a widely-acclaimed account of the Bryce family and their pioneer settlement in the remote and beautiful Wonnangatta Valley of Victoria. This work is a sequel which provides further historical information and considers developments at Wonnangatta from 1972 to the 1990s." Contents include: Acks., List of Illustrations, 29 chapters. Book weight approx. 295g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$20.85

THROUGH MY EYES: A Photographic History of the Life and Times at Jellis Craig  . . . (Inscribed Copy)
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THROUGH MY EYES: A Photographic History of the Life and Times at Jellis Craig . . . (Inscribed Copy)

By Jellis, Richard

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: New Litho (for Richard Jellis), 2015. 171pp. Oblong (landscape) format. Illustrated throughout: photographic colour plates, b/white halftone plates, plus colour and b/white line-drawings. Book clean. Backstrip firm and square. Colour, photographically-illustrated gloss boards undamaged. A personal inscription, signed by Richard Jellis on ffep., else textblock pristine. Illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. 'Through My Eyes' is a photographic history of the life and times at Jellis Craig, growing from its one Hawthorn (Victoria) office in 1992 to one of Melbourne's strongest real estate brands . . . Contents include: Prelims., (15) chapters. Book weight approx. 1.12 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format).

$24.33

ALFRED HOSPITAL: Faces and Places. Volume II
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ALFRED HOSPITAL: Faces and Places. Volume II

By The Alfred Heritage Committee (Compiled by)

Prahran, VIC, Australia: The Alfred, 1999. ix, + 542pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Minimal soft reading creases on lightly bumped spine. Duo-tone, photographically-illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. This stand-alone Volume 2 of the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, features biographies and photographs of staff currently (read 1999) working at the Alfred, as well as some who have recently (1999) retired. It also includes histories of some of the numerous specialty units, such as orthopaedic and psychiatry . . . Contents include: Prelims., Appreciation. Heritage Committee. Foreword. 20 chapters. Index. Book weight approx. 820g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.38

THE RIVER TRADE: Wool and Steamers
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THE RIVER TRADE: Wool and Steamers

By Painter, Gwenda

Wahroonga, New South Wales, and Swan Hill, Victori: Turton & Armstrong, with the Pioneer Settlement Press , 1979. viii, + 104pp. Oblong/landscape format. Intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout (mostly archival sources). Book clean. Spine firm and square. Monochrome illustrated (photographic front, and river maps line drawings rear and inners) card wrapper nominally bumped only. Double-column text, leaves clean and unmarked. This book is an interesting history of the river boats - the wool steamers that plied their trade on the Australian inland river systems of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., The Godson Collection. List of Illustrations. 14 chapters. References. Notes. Ref. Sources. Index. Book weight approx. 240g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall (Oblong/Landscape Forma.

$12.51

FOLLOWING THEIR FOOTSTEPS: Exploring Adventure Bay
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FOLLOWING THEIR FOOTSTEPS: Exploring Adventure Bay

By Edited By: C.J. Turnbull

Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia: Friends of Adventure Bay Inc., 2006. 103pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates, b/white halftone plates, and line-drawn map. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Art-illustrated ("Wooding Place in Adventure Bay, Van Diemen's Land", George Tobin, 1792 watercolour) card wrapper undamaged. Textblock pristine. Adventure Bay and township are situated on the shores of Bruny Island, located off the south-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. "This book is aimed primarily at providing visitors to Bruny Island with information about Adventure Bay: its Aboriginal, exploration and settlement history, the underlying geology, vegetation, wildlife and marine environment . . . " Contents include: Prelims., A Glimpse Into History. Introduction. 8 chapters. Exploring the Present (5 further chapters). Conclusion. Additional: included loose - a folded A4 Adventure Bay promotional leaflet in pristine condition. Item weight approx. 415g. . First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.02

CUSTODIANS OF THE SOIL: A History of Aboriginal-European Relationships in the Manning Valley of New South Wales
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CUSTODIANS OF THE SOIL: A History of Aboriginal-European Relationships in the Manning Valley of New South Wales

By Ramsland, John

Taree, New South Wales, Australia : Greater Taree City Council, 2001. xxiii, + 200pp., line-drawn area map frontispiece, plus intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout (various sources). Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles, a blind indentation on front board, else undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated ("Girumbit Moora", Russell Saunders), loose-plastic protected dustjacket abraded and edgeworn, with a contused puncture on front panel. The author tells the stories of the historical relationship between the indigenous people and the more recent arrival of the European in the Manning Valley region of New South Wales, Australia . . . Contents include: Prelims., List of Illustrations, Acks., Foreword, Introduction, Overview, 10 chapters, Radio Interview with Ella Simon (transcript). Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 670g.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$34.75

ELLIS BEACH: Our Club. The History of Ellis Beach Surf Life Saving Club  1957-2007
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ELLIS BEACH: Our Club. The History of Ellis Beach Surf Life Saving Club 1957-2007

By Libke, Carol

Clifton Beach, Queensland, Australia : Ellis Beach Surf Life Saving Club Inc. , 2007. 256pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean. Backstrip slightly bumped and canted. Illustrated gloss boards mildly bumped on foredge corners, plus several indentations on front and rear boards. Textblock unmarked. Thoroughly researched and presented, this extremely scarce title tells the story of fifty years of the proud existence of the Ellis Beach Surf Life Saving Club, situated a "short drive" north of Cairns in tropical North Queensland . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword (2), Introduction, 22 chapters. Bibliography, Acronyms/Abbs., Club Honour Board. Life Members. Vale List. Author's Note. Sponsors. Book weight approx. 1.46KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$55.60

A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE SHIRE OF BALLAN
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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE SHIRE OF BALLAN

By Book Committee: Ballan Shire Historical Society

Ballan, Victoria, Australia : Ballan Shire Historical Society, 1989. viii, + 192pp., oblong (landscape) format hardcover. Intext, b/white illustrations throughout: photographic halftone plates (archival and private sources), facsimiles, and line-drawn maps. Double-column text. Book clean. Spine mildly bumped and canted, faint stain to head. Colour-art illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped, with a hint of colour-fade on spine. Illustrated endpapers (township map at front, and aerial township photograph on rear endpaper). Textblock edges minimally flecked only. Lots of photographic illustrations make this pictorial history of the central Victorian shire of Ballan a most interesting history . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, Acks., Boundary View, Introduction, Origin of Shire Place Names, various chapters (1838-1988), Shire Presidents, Demography, Toward 2000, Map, Index, more. Book weight approx. 900g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover (Oblong). Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$34.75

ST. MARK'S IN TIME
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ST. MARK'S IN TIME

By Kerr, Rosemary

Dromana, Victoria, Australia : Red Hill Press, for St. Mark's Anglican Church , 1992. (x), + 236pp., intext, b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and softly creased on lower foredge corner. Textblock unmarked. This book tells the story of St. Mark's Anglican Church, Dromana. Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Writer's Note, St. Mark - Evangelist and Martyr (died c. 74). Early Days. 10 chapters. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Book weight approx. 365g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$18.07

A DROP OF THE ASP. Tales of Our Daruka Days
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A DROP OF THE ASP. Tales of Our Daruka Days

By Cole, Pam

Port Adelaide, South Australia: Ginninderra Press , 2008. 90pp., small, intext b/white sketch illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped on foredge corners only. Textblock unmarked. The author, Pam Cole (b. 1935) recalls her childhood growing up with her sister Judy in rural Australia of the mid twentieth century . . . Book weight approx. 135g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.38

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