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Convicts and Transportation

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Australian History:Convicts and Transportation

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Escape from Port Arthur, Brand, Ian, F.C.I.S.
1 Brand, Ian, F.C.I.S. Escape from Port Arthur
Tasmania Jason Publications 1978 First Paperback Good 12 mo 
70 pp. Cover slightly worn, internally as new. Account of the largest successful excape from Port Arthur convict settlement in 1839. Includes b/w maps, plans, reproductions of documents and paintings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Owen Suffolk's Days of Crime and Years of Suffering, Dunstan, David
2 Dunstan, David Owen Suffolk's Days of Crime and Years of Suffering
Kew, VIC, Australia Australian Scholarly Publishing 2000 1875606580 / 9781875606580 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
334 pp. Bump to lower front corner and following pages. Some scuffing to edges of text block. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. French flaps. Autobiography of a forger transported to New South Wales 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas, Frost, Lucy
3 Frost, Lucy Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2012 1742377602 / 9781742377605 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
231 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations in plates. Select bibliography; Index. "Her superb research and sympathetic reconstructions of nineteenth-century Scotland and Australia bring to life a long-forgotten but fascinating group of women." -- Sian Rees 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Great Republic of the Southern Seas: Republicans in Nineteenth-Century Australia, Oldfield, Audrey
4 Oldfield, Audrey The Great Republic of the Southern Seas: Republicans in Nineteenth-Century Australia
Alexandria, NSW Hale & Iremonger 1999 0868066613 / 9780868066615 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
280 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers, including some yellowing to back cover. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. Notes, Select Bibliography, Index. "Did transportation to siphon off agitators and urban poor save Britain from revolution and republicanism? Was there ever any likelihood that Australia might have chosen republican constitutions in the 1850s? Was there a deliberate attempt by Britain and Australian monarchists to subvert republicanism in the federation period?" 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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American Citizens, British Slaves: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony, 1839-1850, Pybus, Cassandra, and Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
5 Pybus, Cassandra, and Hamish Maxwell-Stewart American Citizens, British Slaves: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony, 1839-1850
Carlton South VIC Australia Melbourne University Press 2002 0522850278 / 9780522850277 First Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
xv, 270 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps; lower front corner a little curled. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w drawings in the text and plates. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Merchant's Women, Rushen, Elizabeth, and Perry McIntyre
6 Rushen, Elizabeth, and Perry McIntyre The Merchant's Women
Spit Junction NSW Anchor Books Australia 2008 0980335418 / 9780980335415 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo Inscribed by Author
259 pp. Corners a little curled. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. All else as new. List of illustrations; notes; appendices; select bibliography; index. "The story of over 200 young single women who left England in 1833 to settle in New South Wales." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The First Fagin: the true story of Ikey Solomon, Sackville-O'Donnell, Judith
7 Sackville-O'Donnell, Judith The First Fagin: the true story of Ikey Solomon
Melbourne Acland Press 2002 0958557624 / 9780958557627 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xvi, 176 pp. Very light general wear to covers. All else as new. Notes; Select Bibliography; Index. "Judith Sackville-O'Donnell makes the bold claim that Ikey Solomon ought to be as recognizable an Australian icon as Ned Kelly or Phar Lap." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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8 Smith, Coultman Tales of Old Tasmania
Melbourne, Australia Rigby 1978 0727005413 / 9780727005410 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
160 pp. Occasional B&W plates. Page edges yellowed and foxed. Boards with some wear and light discolouration at edges, corners lightly bumped. Dustjacket rather yellowed along top edge, with some overall scuffing and light edgewear. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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