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Over the Range

Over the Range

by Ion L Idriess

Over the Range is a 1937 book by Australian author Ion L. Idriess. It tells the story of a police patrol in the Kimberley region of Western Australia in 1933. The patrol, led by Constable Laurie O'Neill, is tasked with tracking down a group of cattle spearers who have been terrorizing the region.The patrol travels through some of the most remote and rugged terrain in Australia. They face heat, thirst, and danger at every turn. Along the way, they encounter Aboriginal people, wild animals, and the harsh... Read more about this item
Tracks

Tracks

by Robyn Davidson

Robyn Davidson was born in Queensland, Australia, and is the author of Tracks, the extraordinary account of her 1,700-mile journey across Australia with four camels, which won the 1980 Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and became a film in 2013. She has written extensively for National Geographic and other magazines, and is also the author of Desert Places, the novel Ancestors, and the essay collection Travelling Light. Ms. Davidson lives in London, India, and Australia. 
The Tin Scratchers

The Tin Scratchers

by Ion L Idriess

The Great Boomerang

The Great Boomerang

by Ion L Idriess

Outlaws Of the Leopolds

Outlaws Of the Leopolds

by Ion L Idriess

On the Wool Track

On the Wool Track

by C E W Bean

Across the Nullarbor

Across the Nullarbor

by Ion L Idriess

The Silver City

The Silver City

by Ion L Idriess

Flying Fox and Drifting Sand

Flying Fox and Drifting Sand

by Francis Ratcliffe

Isles Of Despair

Isles Of Despair

by Ion L Idriess

Aussie English

Aussie English

by John O'Grady

I, the Aboriginal

I, the Aboriginal

by Douglas Lockwood

Prospecting For Gold

Prospecting For Gold

by Ion L Idriess

A Million Wild Acres

A Million Wild Acres

by Eric Rolls

Coral Sea Calling

Coral Sea Calling

by Ion L Idriess

Australia Books & Ephemera

The Lucky Country

The Lucky Country

by Horne, Donald

Topsy Turvey, or Our Antipodes

Topsy Turvey, or Our Antipodes

by John Leech (1817-1864)

1860. Etching with original hand-colouring. 210mm by 300mm (sheet). Shows educated gentlemen and gentlewomen forced by circumstances to serve coarse and brutish gold diggers and their women. From Follies of the Year: a series of coloured etchings from Punch's Pocket Books, 1844-1864.Leech was an English caricaturist and printmaker.A few small marks, mainly in margins.
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$146.23
THE HENTYS - AN AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL TAPESTRY

THE HENTYS - AN AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL TAPESTRY

by Marnie Bassett

London: Oxford University Press/ Geoffrey Cumberledge, 1955. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 x 9 inches. xvi, 578 pages. Condition is Very Good; spine faded, 3 small dents on spine, rear hinge is starting to crack but still holding well, text, illustrations and fold-out family tree at rear are very clean. STK
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$15.00
St. George's Terrace, Perth, W. A.

St. George's Terrace, Perth, W. A.

by [Postcard] Western Australia

P. Falk & Co, 1910. Very good overall. Real b&w photograph, view of the street, with horse drawn carriages at one side of the street, men walking with bicycle, and ladies in long gowns with parasols. With handwritten message on verso, but not posted. Boronia Series.
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$30.00
THE SYDNEY SCENE 1788-1960

THE SYDNEY SCENE 1788-1960

by Arranged and introduced by Alan Birch and David S. Macmillan

Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1962. First printing. Very Good. 6 x 9 inches. xix, 387 pages. Condition is Very Good; Exterior excellent, text and illustrations are very clean, binding is tight. STK
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$15.00
The Great Ocean Road: Scenic and Historic Views

The Great Ocean Road: Scenic and Historic Views

by Neil J. Leed [Photographs]

Traveller's Notes Australia, Australia, 2009. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition. Oblong Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Travel & Places; Inventory No: 262182. .
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$9.97
Treasury Instructions for the Guidance of the Agents-General for Crown Colonies, 5th March, 1860

Treasury Instructions for the Guidance of the Agents-General for Crown Colonies, 5th March, 1860

by [Customs Duty; Australia; Canada; New Zealand]

London: Printed by W. Mitchener, 1860. Hardcover. Very good overall. Instructions from the Commissioners of Audits approved by Queen Victoria's Commissioners of the Treasury which were provided to the Agents General of British colonies. Among the "Supplies" procured and forwarded to the colonies are included "Sub-Marine Telegraph Cables, Steam Vessels, Dredging Vessels" showing a keen involvement with advancing telegraph capabilities after the successful launching of the first telegraphic cable... Read more about this item
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$75.00
A vintage photo-montage of the 'South Adelaide Football Club. Played 16 Matches. Won 14. Drawn 1. Lost 1. Premiers 1892'

A vintage photo-montage of the 'South Adelaide Football Club. Played 16 Matches. Won 14. Drawn 1. Lost 1. Premiers 1892'

by [South Adelaide Football Club, 1892]

A gelatin silver photograph (visible image size 526 × 398 mm), in the original gilt-edged mat, behind glass in an antique-style modern wooden frame (external dimensions 780 × 632 mm). The photograph is in excellent condition; the original mat is a little mottled, with minor surface loss to silverfish; the frame has slight damage to the bottom edge; overall, a very attractive item. The 31 individuals featured in the photograph are (as numbered): Hon C.C. Kingston MP (president), W.G. Coombs (chairman),... Read more about this item
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$2,492.62
Front Pages That Shaped Australia. 100 of the nation's most influential cover stories and newspaper headlines from 1629 to 2009

Front Pages That Shaped Australia. 100 of the nation's most influential cover stories and newspaper headlines from 1629 to 2009

by Gapps, Stephen

Sydney: Pier 9. 2010. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour and black & white illustrations. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 350 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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$16.62
JOAN SUTHERLAND  (INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SUBJECT)

JOAN SUTHERLAND (INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SUBJECT)

by RUSSELL BRADDON

LONDON : COLLINS , 1962 Red Boards with gilt blocked titles to spine, 215 x 145 mm approx. 256 pp. Frontis + 15 other plates of b/w photos as called for. First Edition 1962. Biography of the late Australian Opera singer inscribed and signed by her and her husband the conductor and pianist Richard Bonynge. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale for further details and condition. Very Good no d/j (Book- Mild general shelf wear and soiling to boards, warm inscription in ink with Happy... Read more about this item
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$22.99
THE GOLDEN YEARS OF TASMANIA.From boom to almost bust and back again in the Island State

THE GOLDEN YEARS OF TASMANIA.From boom to almost bust and back again in the Island State

by HOPKINS , David

St Davids Park,Hobart,1991. 4to.pp.272.profusely illustrated throughout. Very good hardcover in slightly chipped now protected dust jacket signed inscription from the author. ISBN 0 7246 2536 4.
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$50.52
Nicholas Baudin

Nicholas Baudin

by After William MacLeod (1850-1929)

1886. Wood-engraving. 110mm by 90mm (sheet). Nicolas Baudin (1754-1803) was selected to lead an expedition to complete the French cartographic survey of the coast of Australia in 1800 with Peron and Freycinet. Part-page illustration from 'The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia'. Partial text / image on reverse.
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$29.91
CHINAMAN'S REEF IS OURS

CHINAMAN'S REEF IS OURS

by Southall, Ivan

NY St Martins 1970. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. First Edition. Fine in very good+ dustjacket. Dj spine sunned almost white, else near fine jacket..
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$30.00
The Uranium Hunters

The Uranium Hunters

by Ross Annabell

Fired from his Northern Territory News job the author tags along with an uranium prospecting team and writes about uranium for news hungry journals before venturing into the hills and bush to find an uranium claim for himself - the uranium boom was in full swing and full of colourful characters and experiences. 172 pages with 21 black and white photographs. Book and dust jacket in near fine condition.
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$11.96
DOWN TO EARTH

DOWN TO EARTH

by BLIGH, Beatrice

Sydney: Published by Angus & Robertson, 1968. Small 4to. pp.xv + 69 with black & white photographs and other illustrations. garden plan end papers. Original cloth hardcover in pictorial chipped dust wrapper. internally very good.
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$76.44
The Adelaide Establishment. The 1878 diary of a provincial lady of Mount Lofty and Adelaide (inscribed by Author)

The Adelaide Establishment. The 1878 diary of a provincial lady of Mount Lofty and Adelaide (inscribed by Author)

by de Crespigny, Mary

Adelaide: Published by Author. 1987. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very good condition in laminated pictorial boards. Colour & B/w illustrations. Inscribed by author to previous owner. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 133pages. As the title suggests - some social history of Adelaide in the late 1800's. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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$23.26
The Greatest Games Ever Played: Australia's Unforgettable Sporting Moments

The Greatest Games Ever Played: Australia's Unforgettable Sporting Moments

by Geoff Prenter [Editor]

Ironbark / Pan Macmillan, Australia, 1997. Softcover. Very Good Condition. 150 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sport; Sports & Pastimes; Australian. ISBN: 0330360280. ISBN/EAN: 9780330360289. Inventory No: 246959. . 9780330360289
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$9.31
The Vanished People

The Vanished People

by Idriess, Ion L

Sydney: Angus and Robertson. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. (1955). First Edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Some small tears to margins of dust-jacket, with tape repairs on reverse side. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; x, [2], 210 pages + frontispiece + plates. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Maps on endpapers. Page dimensions: 216 x 135mm. "The reader meets with him the untamed aborigines still... Read more about this item
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$45.00
Ever Yours, C.H. Spence (Signed by Susan Magarey)

Ever Yours, C.H. Spence (Signed by Susan Magarey)

by Magarey, Susan with Barbara Wall (Edited by)

Adelaide: Wakefield Press. 2005. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. Excellent condition. DJ protected in our purpose made clear archival plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by Susan Magarey on the title page. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 392 pages. Includes Catherine Helen Spence's An Autobiography (1825-1910); Diary(1894) and Some Correspondence (1894-1910). Catherine... Read more about this item
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$23.26
Stenocarpus Cunninghami - Mr Cunningham's Stenocarpus (Firewheel Tree)

Stenocarpus Cunninghami - Mr Cunningham's Stenocarpus (Firewheel Tree)

by Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892)

1846. Lithograph with original hand-colouring. 320mm by 255mm (sheet). The lamented Allan Cunningham discovered this plant on the banks of the Brisbane River, Moreton Bay, Queensland. Australian native botanical engraving from Curtis's Botanical Magazine.William Curtis (1746-1799) was a trained pharmacist, in London, who maintained a large garden and devoted himself to the study of its flora. He began publishing the Curtis Botanical Magazine in 1787.Accompanied by a photocopy of the original text... Read more about this item
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$146.23
Emu, print from the Naturalist's Miscellany by George Shaw

Emu, print from the Naturalist's Miscellany by George Shaw

by Nodder, Frederick Polydore

London: F. P. Nodder & Co., 1792. Hand colored copper engraving of an emu strolling to the right with a soft blue throat and a cautiously optimistic expression. From the Naturalist's Miscellany, which was published in 22 volumes between 1789 - 1813, and illustrated by Frederick Polydore Nodder. 4 3/8 x 8" with margins, plate no. 99 in the upper right corner, watermarked Whatman paper. One sml mark in background to left of emu, o/w very good.
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$175.00
Real Aussies Drive Utes II: 40 More Great Ute Yarns

Real Aussies Drive Utes II: 40 More Great Ute Yarns

by John 'Bluey' Bryant [Editor]

Angus & Robertson, Australia, 2001. Softcover. Very Good Condition. A new collection of funny stories involving one of Australia's most beloved icons - the ute. Ever since the first ute was born in Australia in the 1930s, when a Victorian converted his old sedan by using a hacksaw, Aussies have had a strong affinity for their utes! Oblong. 183 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Humour; Humour.... Read more about this item
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$9.31
A vintage photograph of the 'Stirling Football Club, Season 1906'

A vintage photograph of the 'Stirling Football Club, Season 1906'

by [Stirling Football Club, 1906]

[Adelaide Hills: Unknown Photographer], 1906. [Adelaide Hills, Unknown Photographer], 1906. A gelatin silver photograph (108 × 152 mm), on the original mount (external dimensions 199 × 250 mm). The photograph is a little faded and slightly foxed; the mount is foxed, with one corner bumped and lightly tidemarked; in presentable condition. The caption is written in pencil on the verso of the mount; a later inscription in ink below the photograph identifies 'Far R Front Row | William Gould'. The motley... Read more about this item
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$116.32
NSW National Parks Celebrating 50 Years

NSW National Parks Celebrating 50 Years

by Office of Environment and Heritage

Office of Environment and Heritage, Sydney, NSW, 2017. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Beautiful full page nature photography. Faint stain mark to top edge of first 12 pages. 152 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Photography; Australia; Photography; Australian. ISBN/EAN: 9781760399184. Inventory No: 265111.. 9781760399184
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$16.62
The First Sunrise: Australian Aboriginal Myths in Paintings

The First Sunrise: Australian Aboriginal Myths in Paintings

by Charles P. Mountford

Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth: Rigby, 1974. Hardback in Dust Wrapper.. Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gift inscription to the first blank. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.. Ainslie Roberts. Hardback in dust wrapper (cream boards with brown titling to the spine) Physically 9½” x 7¼” (0.5 kg); 80pp; Illustrated by Ainslie Roberts; ISBN: 0-851-79253-7 || The book is on my shelves and will be carefully packed and posted from the... Read more about this item
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$14.03
The History of the City of Mitcham

The History of the City of Mitcham

by Norman, W.A. (Compiled by)

Adelaide: The Corporation of the City of Mitcham. 1954. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with black & white plates. Blue cloth boards. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 297 pages. Published to commemorate the City of Mitcham's centenary year in 1953. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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$16.62