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41 Cleary, Tania The Commissariat Store
Sydney Royal Historical Society of Queensland 2001 0959579087 / 9780959579086 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, 113 pp. Extremely slight edgewear. French flaps. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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At Home in Australia, Conrad, Peter
42 Conrad, Peter At Home in Australia
London Thames & Hudson 2003 0500511411 / 9780500511411 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Quarto 
256 pp. Social, psychological and cultural history of Australia. 205 illustrations from the National Gallery of Australia, 25 in colour. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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43 Cotton, John. Edited by George Mackaness The Correspondence of John Cotton, Victorian Pioneer, 1842-1849, Part I (of three), 1842-1844. Australian Historical Monographs Vol. XXVIII (New Series)
Dubbo Review Publications 1978 Reprint Paperback, stapled Very Good Octavo 
61 pp. Very light wear to extremities of spine. A few small, faint splotches to covers. Slight yellowing to page edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. With four b/w illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Chandeliers and Billy Tea: A Catalogue of Australian Life, 1880-1940, Cuffley, Peter
44 Cuffley, Peter Chandeliers and Billy Tea: A Catalogue of Australian Life, 1880-1940
Fitzroy Five Mile Press 1989 0867880597 / 9780867880595 Reprint Paperback Good Quarto Inscribed by Author
224 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. (Not so faint on first and last pages.) Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Author's signed and dated inscription to first page. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. "The catalogues in this book reflect the tastes, aspirations and dreams of a nation coming of age. Their pages provide a unique historic record of nostalgia and sheer hard work." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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45 Daffey, Paul Local Rites : A Year in Grass Roots Football in Victoria and Beyond
Flemington, VIC, Australia Black Duck Publications 2001 0646412485 / 9780646412481 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Martin Tighe (cover) Inscribed by Author
316 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Lower corner a little scuffed and curled. Internally clean and solidly bound. Inscribed by Paul Daffey on title page. Illustrated with map and b/w plates. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Bounty: An Ethnographic History (Melbourne University History Monographs, 1), Dening, Greg
46 Dening, Greg The Bounty: An Ethnographic History (Melbourne University History Monographs, 1)
Parkville History Department, University of Melbourne 1988 0868398209 / 9780868398204 First Paperback Very Good Small Octavo 
119 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; warping to upper front cover, no other sign of staining. Faint pencilled price mark to first page; otherwise internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings, maps. Includes Reflection: History as a Symbol Science. Sources. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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47 Dixon, Robert Prosthetic Gods: Travel, representation and colonial governance (UQP Australian Studies)
St Lucia, Queensland University of Queensland Press 2001 070223270X / 9780702232701 First Paperback Very Good + 8vo 
xi, 191 pp. Very light wrinkling to lower edge of illustrated wraps. Upper and fore edges of text block yellowed; lower edge a little scuffed. Spine uncreased. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Whispers of This Wik Woman, Doyle, Fiona
48 Doyle, Fiona Whispers of This Wik Woman
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 2004 0702234613 / 9780702234613 First Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
142 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Black-and-white photos and map in the text. Bibliography. "Invites us into the heart of Cape York's Wikwaya country." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Owen Suffolk's Days of Crime and Years of Suffering, Dunstan, David
49 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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Saint Ned: The Story of the Near Sanctification of an Australian Outlaw, Dunstan, Keith
50 Dunstan, Keith Saint Ned: The Story of the Near Sanctification of an Australian Outlaw
Sydney Methuen of Australia 1980 0454001983 / 9780454001983 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
217 pp. Light wear to upper edge of unclipped dustjacket. Wear to lower edges of boards. Faint foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally crisp and clean; solidly bound. Black and white drawings and photos throughout. "Takes a wry look at the Kelly legend, and what it has meant for Australian commerce. In the process, he examines why we regard an Irish horse thief and murderer as an unofficial national hero." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Paddock that Grew: The Story of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Dunstan, Keith
51 Dunstan, Keith The Paddock that Grew: The Story of the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Cassell Australia 1974 304299693 Revised, enlarged edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Large Quarto 
286 pp. General and edgewear, including stains, chips, and tears, to unclipped dustjacket. A few faint stains to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. List of illustrations, appendices, index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Emerald in Focus: A Photographic History, Emerald Museum
52 Emerald Museum Emerald in Focus: A Photographic History
Emerald, Victoria, Australia Emerald Museum 2006 095802152X / 9780958021524 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
96 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Maps, line drawings, captioned black-and-white photos throughout. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish Quest for the Mysterious Great South Land, Estensen, Miriam
53 Estensen, Miriam Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish Quest for the Mysterious Great South Land
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2006 1741750547 / 9781741750546 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
xi, 274 pp. Very slight wrinkling to upper edge of unclipped dustwrapper. Small splotch to outer margin of two facing pages. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w map. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Lizard Island: The Journey of Mary Watson, Falkiner, Suzanne, and Alan Oldfield
54 Falkiner, Suzanne, and Alan Oldfield Lizard Island: The Journey of Mary Watson
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2000 1865084735 / 9781865084732 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Quarto Alan Oldfield 
235 pp. Very light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, including a little yellowing to the flaps. All else as new. Full-page colour plates of the paintings. "Previous versions of the story, often fanciful, have given little attention to Aboriginal and Chinese aspects of the events." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Fatal Collisions: The South Australian frontier and the violence of memory, Foster, Robert, Rick Hosking and Amanda Nettelbeck
55 Foster, Robert, Rick Hosking and Amanda Nettelbeck Fatal Collisions: The South Australian frontier and the violence of memory
Adelaide Wakefield Press 2001 1862545332 / 9781862545335 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
168 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Map; notes; index. "Fatal Collisions is about violence on the South Australian frontier and the ways in which it has been remembered in Anglo-Australian accounts of the past. The stories it tells take place in that fluid zone where history, memory and myth meet in popular consciousness." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas, Frost, Lucy
56 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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Collections: The Public Library and the National Gallery of Victoria in the 1850s and 1860s, Galbally, Ann, and Alison Inglis with Christine Downer and Terence Lane
57 Galbally, Ann, and Alison Inglis with Christine Downer and Terence Lane Collections: The Public Library and the National Gallery of Victoria in the 1850s and 1860s
Parkville The University of Melbourne Museum of Art 1992 0732504481 / 9780732504489 Edition 1000 Paperback Very Good Quarto 
106 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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58 Gardiner, Lyndsay A Woman's Place - A History of the Homecraft Hotel
South Melbourne Hyland House Publishing 1993 1875657274 / 9781875657278 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
137pp. B&W plates. "...reveals the history of the Homecraft Hostel, [and] sheds light on the sociological changes which contributed to its closure." Book itself in fine condition, dustjacket with very minor edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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59 Garnett, T. R. Man of Roses: Alister Clark of Glenara
Kenthurst, NSW Kangaroo Press 1990 0864173326 / 9780864173324 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Large 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
128 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has very light edgewear (wrinkling, a little chipping at the extremities). Red cloth boards bumped at corners. Internally near fine. Illustrated with colour and b/w photos. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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60 Gascoigne, John Joseph Banks and the English Enlightenment: Useful Knowledge and Polite Culture
Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne Cambridge University Press 1994 0521450772 / 9780521450775 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + Small Quarto 
xi, 324 pp. Extremely light wrinkling to edges of illustrated dustwrapper, unclipped and now protected in removable clear sleeve. Book has light wear to corners and extremities of backstrip. Internally as new. Black-and -white illustrations. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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