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There are some very rare and special books in the Biblio Rare Book Room, and if you love all things Australia, you should definitely look through the rare Australiana books section below. From signed, first-edition books to one of a kind documents to the Australian government, there are plenty of fascinating rare and antique books about Australia in the Biblio Rare Book Room.



Lightning Ridge: Home of the Black Opal: Unique to the World by Gan, Bruce

Lightning Ridge, Australia: Gan Bruce, 1983. Hardcover with black boards with gold writing (title and author) and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 775gms, 192 pages, red coloured endpapers. Gan Bruce completes the picture with legends and tales of t...

From Reading Habit

AU$350.00


A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699. by Dampier, William

London: James Knapton, 1703 162 pages, followed by index and five pages of publishers' ads. Folding map at frontispiece, plus four tables/maps and ten natural history plates. Vol. III in Captain William Dampier's adventure series stands alone, t...

From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps

$5,000.00


NUTTYBUB AND NITTERSING by GIBBS, MAY

Osboldstone & Co., 1923-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. in x in x in. This listing should have a photo: if not, check our Facebook photo album called ""Books in Stock"" (Browsers' Bookstore in Corvallis). Cover title: The Story of Nuttybub and Nittersin...

From Browsers' Bookstore

$594.00


A Southern Cross Fairy Tale, by Kate McCosh Clark (1891 Estes & Lauriat 1st. Ed.) by Clark, Kate MCCosh

A Southern Cross Fairy Tale: EXTREMELY RARE IN NICE CONDITION. LARGE FORMAT. 8 3/4 X 11 1/8. FIRST EDITION. PUBLISHED BY ESTES AND LAURIAT OF BOSTON, 1891. BY KATE McCOSH CLARK. 56 pages. A story of how Little Hal and Cis spend their Christmas in New Zeal...

From Mary Riversong

$380.00


Madman's Island: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 12) by Idriess, Ion L

Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1939. Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 508gms, 253 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 12 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the auth...

From Reading Habit

AU$230.00


The Bone People (Lousiana University Press 1st. Ed.) by Hulme, Keri

Hulme, Keri: The Bone People. Louisiana State University Press, A tale of New Zealand. Stated United States First Edition, 1985. WINNER OF THE PEGASUS PRIZE FOR LITERATURE AND THE BOOKER PRIZE. Used. Very Good/Very Good unclipped original dust jacket. Sum...

From Mary Riversong

$250.00


History of Australasia by D.M Blair

McGready, Thomson & Niven, 1879. Good. Settlement and history of NSW, Victoria, SA, Queensland, WA, Tasmania and NZ, with some account of Fiji and New Guinea. Leather embossed cover and spine in red, gilt title on edge and Advance Australia coat...

From ebygum

AU$320.00


Lasseter's Last Ride: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 1) by Idriess, Ion L

Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1939. Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 516gms, 251 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 1 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the autho...

From Reading Habit

AU$150.00


Lonely Lands: Through the Heart of Australia. With Portrait, Map, and 84 Photographic Illustrations By the Author by Birtles, Francis E

Sydney: N.S.W. Bookstall Company, 1909. xv, 224 pages plus 16-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Leaf xiii and leaf xv (the list of illustrations) have been transposed. B/w map and 84 photos by Birtles. Rebound in brown cloth with gilt titling on the...

From Tapsell's Books and Music

AU$1,650.00


My Army, O My Army by Henry Lawson

Tyrrells, Sydney, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Norman Lindsay. Cover and loose colour insert by Norman Lindsay. Special Limited Edition of 250. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and...

From Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books

AU$1,450.00


The Arunta: A Study of a Stone Age People (2 vols) by Spencer, Sir Baldwin & F.J. Gillen

London: Macmillan & Co 1927 Two Volumes First Editions 8vo xxviii,390,xvi,391-646pp, 1927 Ex-Library, Complete in Two Volumes. Volume One is GD+ original grey cloth, boards slightly warped, small sticker to ffep, internally very clean throughout; Volu...

From N & A Smiles

$400.00


The Picnic at Hanging Rock by LINDSAY Joan

Melbourne: F W Cheshire, 1967 SCARCE, price clipped DW lightly surface dust soiled, will clean up with care, light edge rubbing, with a few splits at very ends of the folds, slightly sunned spine, closed edges lightly dust soiled and with some browning to...

From Fortuna Books

NZ$350.00


Drums of Mer: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 6) by Idriess, Ion L

Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1939. Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 522gms, 378 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 6 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the autho...

From Reading Habit

AU$150.00


Discoveries in Australia; with an Account of the Coasts and Rivers explored and surveyed during the Voyages of ...M.S. 'Beagle', in the Years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43... Also a Narrative of Captain Owen Stanley's Visits to the Islands in the Arafura Sea by STOKES, John Lort

London: Boone, 1846. First Edition. Hardcover. London, Boone, 1846. Octavo, two volumes, [2] (inserted advertising leaf for this work), xii, [ii] (list of charts, verso blank), [ii] (errata, verso blank), 522 (last blank), 8 (publisher's catalogue) p...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

AU$3,000.00


Geographic Travels in Central Australia from 1872 to 1874 by GILES, Ernest

Melbourne: Printed for the Author by McCarron, Bird, 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Melbourne, Printed for the Author by McCarron, Bird, 1875. Octavo, [iv], 223 pages plus a large folding map (320 x 570 mm). Original blind-stamped dark green...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

AU$1,850.00


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