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CANBERRA UP-TO-DATE A Guide for Visitors and Businessmen Giving Useful, Up-To-Date Facts about Australia's National Capital

By: N/A

Price: $18.78

Publisher: Canberra, Rampart Publishing:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20928

Condition: Very Good


Pre 1966 edition, directory with foldout map - never used, stapled binding. 250gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages View more info

MAFFRA PAST AND PRESENT

By: N/A

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Maffra and District Historical Society:

Seller ID: 21025

Condition: Very Good; Mark on cover where sticker removed.


Oblong shape, stapled binding with historic b/w photos 125gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

ALL SAINTS NEWTOWN 1862-1987

By: N/A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Melbourne, All Saints Anglican Church: 1987

Seller ID: 24120

Condition: Very Good


Stapled binding, local history of the parish church All Saints Anglican Church Newtown, Victoria. Layout of church, clergy, windows and church vessels. 100gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages View more info

Collins Street Independent Church Congregational

By: N/A

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Melbourne, Collins Street Independent Church:

Seller ID: 8544

Condition: Very Good


20p stapled binding, illustrated history of the Collins Street Independent Church, a Melbourne landmark. ; 8vo View more info

Australian Horseracing Annual 1969

By: N/A

Price: $10.39

Publisher: Sydney, Playfair Publishing Group:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6834

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


350p, contains Directory of Australian Raceclubs, index of runners and race results in Sydney and Melbourne, feature races, list of outstanding performances and TAB statistics. Cover is torn and worn, and taped over tears. ; 8vo View more info

Directory of Old Haleians

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Victoria, Australian Alumni: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4245

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


232 pages. Lists names and occupations of a an independent Perth Private school.; 8vo View more info

Pictorial History of the Blue Mountains

By: N/A

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Katoomba, Blue Mountains City Council: 1974

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 4577

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated, b/w drawings of scenic attractions and histoic buildings in Blue Mountains area west of Sydney. Stapled binding. Oblong shape; B&W Illustrations; 16mo View more info

The History of Port MacQuarie

By: N/A

Price: $10.39

Publisher: Port Macquarie, Hastings District Historical Society:

Seller ID: 7440

Condition: Good


64p stapled binding, softcover with flaps illustrated booklet, has map of early settlement..; B&W Photographs; 16mo View more info

Years of Adventure Fifty Years of Service by the Country Women's Association of Victoria 1928-1978

By: N/A

Price: $15.02

Publisher: Toorak, Country Women's Association of Victoria: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6030

ISBN: 0959650105

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


78p, b/w photos. Dedicated to the Founders of the Country Womens Association of Victoria on their Golden Jubilee. Crease to top corner of front cover. ; 8vo View more info

HERITAGE AUSTRALIA Summer 1985 #4

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Council of National Trusts:

Seller ID: 25329

Condition: Very Good+


Journal of the Australian Council of National Trusts. Articles on: Norfolk Island, paddle steamers River Murray, shipyards of early Sydney, flowers after Ash Wednesday, Rainforests of NSW, Ipswich colliery, old Melbourne Gaol, paper houses, Arthur Head Fremantle. And more. 250gms weight. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 50 pages View more info

HERITAGE AUSTRALIA Winter 1987 #2

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Council of National Trusts:

Seller ID: 25330

Condition: Very Good+


Journal of the Australian Council of National Trusts. Articles on: Hermannsburg Mission, Coolart bird sanctuary, Italians in Australia part 2, Fremantle buildings, Kirmington birthplace of Henry Kendall, St Johns Canberra, Cemeteries South Australia. And more. 250gms weight. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 50 pages View more info

ADVICE TO A YOUNG LADY IN THE COLONIES Being a Letter Sent from Mrs E of England to Maria MacArthur in the Colony of NSW in 1812

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Greenhouse: 1979

Seller ID: 17216

ISBN: 0909104190

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Narrow book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES number 108 april 1997

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: University of Melbourne: 1997

Seller ID: 27931

Condition: Very Good; 1inch closed tear spine edge of title page which has copyright stamp.


Clean text, no creases, paper starting to yellow. Articles on Govt assisted migration from UK in 19th century, Responses to wife desertion in Vic goldrush, Rocks Sydney 1788-1820; AFL1996 Centenary Celebrations; Elizabeth Kenny. ; Vol. 28; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages View more info

AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES Number 107 October 1996

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: University of Melbourne: 1996

Seller ID: 27932

Condition: Very Good; Title page has copyright stamp.


Clean text, no creases, paper starting to yellow. Articles on Japan's occupation of Portuguese Timor, Norman Lindsay; Melbourne's Royal Arcade, Women as head of family 1828 census. Tribute to Russel Ward. ; Vol. 27; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages View more info

THE VICTORIAN ORCHID CLUB - SOUVENIR OF THE ORCHID EXHIBITION MELBOURNE, SEPTEMBER, 1954

By: N/A

Price: $41.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Victorian Orchid Club: 1954

Seller ID: 28856

Condition: Very Good; Dogeared lower corner first 3 pages, yellowed paper. Stapled to inside back cover hand written orchid food notes.


Stapled booklet with colour photos of orchids, articles on hybridizing, orchid composts, list of trophy winners, 48 pages. Aim of the Grand Orchid Exhibition is to interest the general public in the growing and beauty of orchids. Historic advertisements from: TAA, MOBILOIL, PETERS ICECREAM. Article on 40 years of Preston Motors (Melb) ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 48 pages View more info

SHOWING FACE Chinese Identity in Regional Victoria from 1850s to Federation. a Travelling Exhibition Produced by the Golden Dragon Museum November 2000

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bendigo, Victoria, Golden Dragon Museum: 2000

Seller ID: 29932

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Russell Jack Director of Golden Dragon Museum 2001. Stapled booklet with historic b/w photos of early Chinese in regional Victoria with text. Attracted during the gold rush many remained, intermarried and made a valuable contribution to the development of Victoria pre-federation. 100gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Signed by Associated View more info

BEYOND THE SMOKE : FIRES, DESTRUCTION AND IMAGES OF HOPE ( INTERVIEWS BY DANNY LANNEN

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Halls Gap (vic), FOGGS: 2007

Seller ID: 30116

ISBN: 0646471767

Condition: Very Good; Surface wear to front cover where inner flap rubs.


Glossy colour photos depict the calamity and impact of the 2005/2006 bushfire that destroyed much of the Grampians National Park in western Victoria. Interviews with those affected, personal accounts testament to their strength to rebuild. 600gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 128 pages View more info

RECORDS OF THE CASTLEMAINE PIONEERS

By: N/A

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30372

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Covered in clear plastic, unclipped jacket.


Index. Pasted in authentification Certificate opposite title page - one of 1,000 specially certified copies only, signed by J Gaulton (President) with seal of the Committee, 1972-3. Survivng old residents and pioneers arrivals in Castlemaine prior to 1855 were invited to record their experiences in the goldrush era. In the 1920s the records were transcribed and later formed the basis for the published book with historic b/w illustrations. 800gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Signed by Compiler View more info

MILDURA IT STARTS WITH THE RIVER Official Visitors' Guide 2005 - 2006. Your Complete Guide to Mildura, Wentworth and Surrounds

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Mildura, Mildura Tourism Inc: 2005

Seller ID: 30577

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet, glossy colour photos, tourism and business guide to popular area. Maps, local business and tourist attractions. Foldout map. 200gms weight; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages View more info

THE KNOX GRAMMARIAN 3rd Term, 1954. No 72

By: N/A

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Wahroongah, Knox Grammar School: 1954

Seller ID: 30578

Condition: Very Good; Front cover has slight vertical reading crease. Yellowed paper


Stapled booklet with b/w illustrations, school house photos, Old Boys section, with photos of 3 old boys killed in WW2 with short career notes, lists of engagements, marriages, births, death notices. Sections on prose, poetry, art, news from various school clubs and teams. Speech day prize winners. 180gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages View more info