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Anglesea to Aireys Inlet & Beyond A photographic tour by old postcards. (Signed copy)

Anglesea to Aireys Inlet & Beyond A photographic tour by old postcards. (Signed copy)

by Blum, Ron (written and compiled by)

Oaklands Park, South Australia: Published by Author. [2020]. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 48 pages. Images of postcards produced by the Rose Stereograph Company of Victoria between 1913 and 1967. Ron Blum is an expert and has included two essays ' The Wonderful Postcard' and 'The Printing Machines". Book Three in the... Read more
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AU$28.00
Iconography of Australian Species of Acacia and Cognate Genera   (Eighth to Thirteenth Decade) 7 volumes

Iconography of Australian Species of Acacia and Cognate Genera (Eighth to Thirteenth Decade) 7 volumes

by Von Mueller, Baron Ferd

Melbourne: Robert Brain & John Ferres, Government Printer, 1888. First printing. Wraps. Very good overall. 4to, each decade with 10 b&w lithograph plates of arcacia. Thirteenth Decade with the Geographic Index at the rear. Original tan printed wrappers, staple bound, a little dusty. Ninth, Eleventh Decade a bit chipped at spine; Twelfth with front wrapper detached but present, with a Royal Gardens Kew stamp at front wrapper. Thirteenth Decade with some scattered foxing late pages of Index only.... Read more
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$125.00
Prospectus for 'British and Foreign Association', a scam literary society

Prospectus for 'British and Foreign Association', a scam literary society

by MacLean, Angus; [Earl of Hopetoun]

London: Temple Chambers Victoria Embankment, 1891. Very good condition. Large lithographed letterhead prospectus and signed certificate of honorary membership in what turned out to be a swindle-- a "literary organization" founded in 1882 whose printed list of members includes such important names as the Earl of Hopetoun, Governor of Victoria (prior to becoming the first Governor General of Australia), and Sidney F. Hoffnung Esq. Secretary Hawaian (sic) Legation.The association's goals were ostensibly... Read more
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$175.00
Caulfield's Heritage [Four Volume set]

Caulfield's Heritage [Four Volume set]

by Solomon, Geulah Dr

Melbourne Melbourne: City of Caulfield. 1989. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Four (4) volume set. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Vol 1 - Caulfield's Building Heritage; Vol 2 - Caulfield's Cultural Heritage; Vol 3 - Caulfield's Recreational Heritage; and Vol 4 - Caulfield's Recent Municipal Heritage. Missing the original slipcase and Vol 4 spine a touch faded. 116, 147, 118 & 181 pages . 1st thus. Softcover.
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AU$25.00
More Memories of Melbourne University - Undergraduate Life in the Years Since 1919

More Memories of Melbourne University - Undergraduate Life in the Years Since 1919

by Dow, Hume

Melbourne: Hutchinson of Australia. 1985. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine and upper edges lightly sun-faded. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 198 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$11.00
The Children of the Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate An Anthology of their Reminiscences

The Children of the Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate An Anthology of their Reminiscences

by Clark, Ian D. & Cahir, Fred [Edited by]

North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 2016. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. (Discolouration to cover is actually part of the design). Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 341 pages. During the life of the Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate from 1839 until late 1849 some 35 children were associated with the Protectorate. In this work we hear the voice of Protectorate children - the authors bring them out of the shadows of... Read more
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AU$42.95
Mildura Calling

Mildura Calling

by Lapthorne, Alice

Redcliffs, Vic: The Sunnyland Press. 1981. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Drawings. Signed by the author. 136 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 3rd Edition. Softcover.
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AU$15.00
One Hundred Years of Presbyterianism In Victoria. The Centenary History issued by Authority of The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Victoria.

One Hundred Years of Presbyterianism In Victoria. The Centenary History issued by Authority of The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Victoria.

by Macdonald, Aeneas

Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens Ltd.. 1937. Octavo Size. Good condition. No dustjacket. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Some light foxing to page edges and endpapers tanned. 190 pages The Centenary History of the Presbyterian Church in Victoria. Includes a Bibliography and Index. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$25.00
Near the Buffalo Mountains, Victoria

Near the Buffalo Mountains, Victoria

by Postcard

London: Wildt & Kray, 1920. Printed color postcard. A view of the mountains, with trees in the foreground and blue sky and mountains in the distance. Series 1306. Unposted, no message. Very good condition.
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$10.00
Melbourne City & Surrounds A photographic tour by old postcards. (Signed copy)

Melbourne City & Surrounds A photographic tour by old postcards. (Signed copy)

by Blum, Ron (written and compiled by)

Oaklands Park, South Australia: Published by Author. [2020]. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 48 pages. Images of postcards produced by the Rose Stereograph Company of Victoria between 1913 and 1967. Ron Blum is an expert and has included two essays ' The Wonderful Postcard' and 'The Printing Machines". . New. 1st Edition.... Read more
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AU$28.00
A Trip to Portland the Watering Place of the West

A Trip to Portland the Watering Place of the West

by [Victoria] Portland Borough Council

Melbourne: Arnall & Jackson, 1880. Very good + condition. The pamphlet, "Presented by the Portland Borough Council" describes the virtues of Portland, Victoria as a tourist destination, described as the "first settlement formed in this now rich and populous colony". Instructions on "How To Get There, Amusements, Drives and Walks, Capes Grant and Nelson..." 1pp ads for the steamship "Dawn" sailing from Melbourne every Thursday at 4pm. Green wrapper slightly... Read more
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$275.00
A Centenary History of the University of Melbourne

A Centenary History of the University of Melbourne

by Blainey, Geoffrey

Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1956. This history of the University, commissioned in 1955, describes the university as it has grown and developed over the last 100 years. With watercolours by Mrs George Parsons. Good condition, dustjacket showing wear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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AU$40.00
Victoria, or Port Phillip, antique map with vignette views

Victoria, or Port Phillip, antique map with vignette views

by Rapkin, J. Tallis, John

London: John Tallis & Co., 1854. Maps. Steel engraved map from the famous Victorian publisher John Tallis, well-known for the attractive vignette views surrounding the maps, which illustrate the peoples & customs of that region. 10 x 13 1/2" plus margins. Attractive decorative border around edge, period outline color, very good condition.
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$300.00
No Rugged Landscape

No Rugged Landscape

by Karney, Mary

Dromana, Victoria: Loch Haven Books. 1991. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 198 pages. In dog-earred school exercise books, Georgina Oswin, a mother of seven, recorded the simple pleasures and struggles of life in rural Australia in the 1880s. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$12.00
The Imperial Fire Office united with The Alliance Assurance Company Ltd. - Victoria Branch, Melbourne - policy dated 1910 for a property at 138, 149, 142 Williams Road, Prahran

The Imperial Fire Office united with The Alliance Assurance Company Ltd. - Victoria Branch, Melbourne - policy dated 1910 for a property at 138, 149, 142 Williams Road, Prahran

by [Victoria; Insurance]

Melbourne: Imperial Fire Office, 1910. Very good. Policy for Two Thousand Pounds made out to Mrs. H.S.R. Gowenlock, Married Woman, as owner, with the following description: "On the three buildings only having walls brick and wood, roofs slate and iron, partitions brick, linings plaster, occupied by tenants as Dwellings only, situate respectively Nos. 138, 149, and 142 Williams Road, Prahran, No. 2 detached 3 feet from No 1 on one side and 6 feet from No 3 on the other, No 3 detached from a... Read more
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$45.00
Facts and Figures or, Notes of Progress, Statistical and General

Facts and Figures or, Notes of Progress, Statistical and General

by Archer, William Henry

Melbourne: Queensbury Hill Press. 1977. Quarto Size. Very Good condition. No slipcase. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies - this is copy 181. Originally published in 1858. A compilation of a copies of a journal of the same name, which was published in Melbourne between 1857 and 1858. Full of interesting data and articles relating to nineteenth century colonial life - especially in Victoria. . Facsimile Edition. Hardback.
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AU$50.00
Illustrated Handbook of Victoria, Australia.  Colonial and Indian Exhibition, London 1886

Illustrated Handbook of Victoria, Australia. Colonial and Indian Exhibition, London 1886

by Thomson, James, ed

Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer, 1886. Paperback. Very good internally, good + wrappers. Presentation copy to Mr. Bradley with the compliments of the Royal Commission of Victoria on the ffep. Extensively illustrated with b&w plates & maps, some folding, with the exception of the "Interior of St. Paul's", which was never bound in. Plates include: MCG, the grandstand; Melbourne New Prince's Bridge; Melbourne University; Carleton Brewery, St. Hubert's Vineyard;... Read more
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$375.00
High Country Cattlemen Celebrating the Families and Traditions of Australia's Alpine Region

High Country Cattlemen Celebrating the Families and Traditions of Australia's Alpine Region

by Dove, Melanie Faith

South Melbourne: Echo Publishing. 2015. Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30.5cm x 24cm]. Fine condition in pictorial laminated boards in a near fine dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in our purpose made plastic sleeve. A lovely book in excellent condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Foreword by Geoff Burrowes and Introduction by Ian Stapleton. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 224 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$70.00
The Luck of the Draw A Centenary of Tattersall's Sweeps 1881-1981

The Luck of the Draw A Centenary of Tattersall's Sweeps 1881-1981

by Wilson, Trevor

Melbourne: Trevor Wilson. 1980. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Colour and black & white illustrations. 212 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$12.00
An Afternoon of Time.  Stories of Western Victoria

An Afternoon of Time. Stories of Western Victoria

by Charlwood, D.E

Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1981. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 174pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . reprint. Softcover.
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AU$12.00
Dandenongs Sketchbook

Dandenongs Sketchbook

by Hayes, Joy (Text) and Angus, Don (Drawings)

Adelaide: Rigby. 1970. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. A couple of small tears to book edges. Black & white illustrations by Don Angus. Maps to endpapers. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 63 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$12.00
People in Glass Houses

People in Glass Houses

by Lubbock, Adelaide

Melbourne: Thomas Nelson (Aust) Ltd. 1977. Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 196pages.. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$15.00
Power to the Rails.  A History of Victoria's Diesel and Electric Locomotives

Power to the Rails. A History of Victoria's Diesel and Electric Locomotives

by Scott, John

Melbourne: John Scott Publishing. 2011. Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards - an excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Scarce. 224 pages. A historical compendium covering all classes of diesel and electric locomotives that have operated on the railways of Victoria; with the added inclusion of rail tractors and the unique Road Transferable Locomotive (RTL). Robust, professional packaging and tracking... Read more
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AU$85.00
'Why did my master sell me?' [the caption on a studio portrait with attitude]

'Why did my master sell me?' [the caption on a studio portrait with attitude]

by [Photography] [Racial Stereotyping] McALPINE, Thomas W. (photographer)

Richmond, Victoria: T.W. McAlpine, 1880. Richmond, Victoria, T.W. McAlpine, [1880s]. An original albumen paper carte de visite (image size 90 × 57 mm), mounted on card (104 × 63 mm) with the photographer's details printed at the foot of the recto. Apart from a tiny surface chip near one eyebrow, the photograph and mount are in excellent condition. Some details catch the eye immediately - the cloth cap, the high lace-up boots, the striped knee-length socks - but they don't demand answers. However, one... Read more
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AU$750.00
Micko Walsh and Fred Segar, Australian boxers.  Glass negatives

Micko Walsh and Fred Segar, Australian boxers. Glass negatives

by [Boxing; Australia; Photographs]

Australia, 1921. Very good condition. Two early glass negatives, one showing two Australian boxers, Micko Walsh and Fred Segar, and the second a portrait of their promoter, Will Young.Walsh (a.k.a. Welsh), a Melbourne resident, was born in 1871, debuted in 1892, and fought as a featherweight. He is listed as fighting 49 bouts and 286 rounds. Fred Segar, a resident of Unley, Adelaide, debuted in 1921 as a welterweight. He boxed 21 bouts and 287 rounds, retiring in 1931. His parents are listed as... Read more
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$275.00