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Australasia. The British Empire Series Vol. IV
1 Australasia. The British Empire Series Vol. IV
London Kegan Paul 1900 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
364 pp. Two foldout maps (each with a closed tear, otherwise bright, clean, undamaged). Considerable general and edgewear to cloth boards. Edges of text block stained and worn. A little foxing to first and last few pages. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "The papers comprised in these volumes were most of them given originally as lectures in the Sunday Afternoon Course at the South Place Institute, Finsbury, from 1895 to 1898, with the object of affording trustworthy information concerning the various colonies, settlements, and countries scattered over the world which go to form the whole known as 'The British Empire'." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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2 Bringing Them Home: National Inquiry Into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families
Sydney Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission 1997 0642269548 / 9780642269546 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
689 pp. Very light scuffing and edgewear to cover. Lower front corner creased. Spine, lightly creased, is very slightly canted. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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3 The Goldfields Illustrated
Melbourne Lansdowne Press 1972 First Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall S.T. Gill 
106pp. Numerous full-page b&w illustrations. Some light yellowing to page margins internally. Page edges moderately yellowed and foxed. Boards with light general and edgewear. Dustjacket with some light general wear and edgewear (no tears). 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Australia as It Is, or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life. With Notices of New Zealand, A Clergyman Thirteen Years Resident in the Interior of New South Wales
4 A Clergyman Thirteen Years Resident in the Interior of New South Wales Australia as It Is, or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life. With Notices of New Zealand
Tokyo Charles & Tuttle Co. Reprint Half-Leather Very Good Good Small Octavo 
257 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, including a few chips to lower edge. Boards clean, bright, square. Foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. Reprint of the original 1867 edition. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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5 Adam-Smith, Patsy All Aboard! Trains of Australia
Canberra Australia Post Philatelic Group 1993 0642188580 / 9780642188588 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
40 pp. Does not include stamps. In clear vinyl case, as issued. Case is a little worn; book is as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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6 Alan Atkinson, et al, editors The Push from the Bush; A Bulletin of Social History: Devoted to the Year of Grace, 1838. No. 12: June 1982
Canberra Australian National University Paperback, stapled Good 
111 pp. Light general wear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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7 Alan Atkinson, et al, editors The Push from the Bush; A Bulletin of Social History: Devoted to the Year of Grace, 1838. No. 13: Nov 1982
Canberra Australian National University Paperback, stapled Good 
86 pp. Light general wear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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8 Alan Atkinson, et al, editors The Push from the Bush; A Bulletin of Social History: Devoted to the Year of Grace, 1838. No. 14: Mar 1983
Canberra Australian National University Paperback, stapled Good 
86 pp. Light general wear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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9 Alan Atkinson, et al, editors The Push from the Bush; A Bulletin of Social History: Devoted to the Year of Grace, 1838. No. 15: Apr 1983
Canberra Australian National University Paperback, stapled Good 
80 pp. Light general wear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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10 Alan Atkinson, et al, editors The Push from the Bush; A Bulletin of Social History: Devoted to the Year of Grace, 1838. No. 16: Oct 1983
Canberra Australian National University Paperback, stapled Good 
86 pp. Light general wear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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11 Alan Atkinson, et al, editors The Push from the Bush; A Bulletin of Social History: Devoted to the Year of Grace, 1838. No. 5: Dec. 1979
Canberra Australian National University Paperback, stapled Good 
128 pp. Light general wear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Cultivation of Whiteness, Anderson, Warwick
12 Anderson, Warwick The Cultivation of Whiteness
Carlton Melbourne University Press 2002 052284989X / 9780522849899 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xi, 352 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers; a little scuffing to lower edge of text block. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos, maps and diagrams. "...examines the notion of 'whiteness' as a flexible category in scientific and public debates.... Anderson also provides the first full account of experimentation in the 1920s and 1930s on Aboriginal people in the central deserts." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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13 Annear, Robyn The Man Who Lost Himself: The Unbelievable Story of the Tichborne Claimant
Melbourne Text 2002 1877008176 / 9781877008177 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
430 pgs. Very slight creasing, scratches and edgewear to cover. Black-and-white illustrations: photos, drawings, maps. Bibliography and index. History of the Wagga butcher, Tom Castro. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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14 Armstrong, Diane Mosaic, a Chronicle of Five Generations
Sydney Random House 1998 0091837138 / 9780091837136 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, 592 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped. but shows some edgewear. Edges of textblock uniformly yellowed. Previous owner's name to title page. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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15 Arnold, V.H. Victorian Year-Book 1952-53 and 1953-54. No. 73
Melbourne Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Victorian Office Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
787 pp. Light general and edgewear to green cloth boards. Corners a little bumped; upper edge of text block a little foxed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Two fold-out maps tipped in (the production of each district and railway map of Victoria). 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Droving Days, Barker, H. M.
16 Barker, H. M. Droving Days
Melbourne and London Pitman 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
ix, 147 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dj. Black boards are clean and square. Foxing to upper edge of text block. Sticker residue to front and rear free eps. Internally unmarked, uncreased, bright, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos and a fold-out map (in excellent condition) comparing the droving routes of Sutherland, Buchanan, and Hawdon. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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History of New South Wales from the Records. Vol. I -- Governor Phillip 1783-1789, Barton, G. B
17 Barton, G. B History of New South Wales from the Records. Vol. I -- Governor Phillip 1783-1789
Sydney Hale & Iremonger 1980 0908094639 / 9780908094639 Facsimile Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
625 pp. A few dents to boards. Edges of spine are worn. A few faint stains to edges of text block. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Fold-out maps are in very good condition. This is a facsimile reprint of the original 1889 edition. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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18 Bate, Weston Victorian Gold Rushes
Victoria McPhee Gribble/Penguin Books 1988 0140115625 / 9780140115628 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
78pp. "Australian Economic and Social History." Excellent internally, very minor edgewear to wraps. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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19 Bate, Weston Victorian Gold Rushes
Melbourne McPhee Gribble Publishers Pty. Ltd. 1988 0140115625 / 9780140115628 First Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
78 pp. Tables, bibliography. Wraps with some general and edgewear. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Land Half Won, Blainey, Geoffrey
20 Blainey, Geoffrey A Land Half Won
South Melbourne Macmillan Australia 1982 0333299493 / 9780333299494 Revised Paperback Good Good Octavo 
388 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine panel sunned. Light wear to board edges. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Acknowledgements and Sources; Index. "Covers the second phase of Australia's history from the coming of the first fleets to the long drought and depression which ushered in the new Commonwealth in 1901. It offers new explanations of many events in Australian History." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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