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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 9¾" - 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 Report of the Inquiry into the 2002-2003 Victorian Bushfires
Victoria (Australia) State Government of Victoria 2003 0731114884 / 9780731114887 First Paperback Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
334 pp. Light wear to illustrated wraps. Corners a little curled. Spine uncreased. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled and solidly bound. Illustrated with maps, charts, diagrams, colour photos. 
Price: 30.00 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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Australia from a Woman's Point of View, Ackermann, Jessie. With a new introduction by Elizabeth Riddell
5 Ackermann, Jessie. With a new introduction by Elizabeth Riddell Australia from a Woman's Point of View
North Ryde Cassell Australia 1981 072690029X / 9780726900297 First Australian Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
245 pp. First published (in London) 1913. This edition 1981. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine lightly sunned. A little wear to ends of spine, otherwise blue boards and white lettering are bright and clean. Some foxing to upper edge of text block. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in plates. "A well-known publicist places the social, political and economic conditions of Australia under the searchlight and reveals frankly and fearlessly 'things as they are' in the Island Continent." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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6 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 9¾" - 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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
13 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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The Man Who Lost Himself: The Unbelievable Story of the Tichborne Claimant, Annear, Robyn
14 Annear, Robyn The Man Who Lost Himself: The Unbelievable Story of the Tichborne Claimant
Melbourne Text 2002 1877008176 / 9781877008177 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
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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15 Aquilina, Bernie; Reed, William Lure of the Pearl : Pearl Culture in Australia
Broome, Western Australia Kim Books Publishing 1997 187633200X / 9781876332006 First Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo 
iv, 135 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. A small shallow dent (unbroken) in back cover. Spine uncreased, internally as new. Colour photos throughout. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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16 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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Thinking Black: William Cooper and The Australian Aborigines' League, Attwood, Bain, and Andrew Markus
17 Attwood, Bain, and Andrew Markus Thinking Black: William Cooper and The Australian Aborigines' League
Canberra Aboriginal Studies Press 2004 0855754591 / 9780855754594 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo Lin Onus (cover) 
ix, 144 pp. Extremely light scuffing to covers. All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations. Documents, notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Aboriginal Children's History of Australia, Australia's Aboriginal Children
18 Australia's Aboriginal Children The Aboriginal Children's History of Australia
Rigby 1977 0727002368 / 9780727002365 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Square Quarto Australia's Aboriginal Children 
149 pp. Edgewear (creases, mostly) to unclipped dustjacket. Edgewear and a little fading to orange boards. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Children's book. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Droving Days, Barker, H. M.
19 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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Capturing Time: Panoramas of old Australia, Barnard, Edwin
20 Barnard, Edwin Capturing Time: Panoramas of old Australia
Canberra National Library of Australia 2012 0642277508 / 9780642277503 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Landscape Quarto 
180 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of boards bumped. Tiny creases to upper page corners. All else as new. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. "Centred around a collection of fascinating panoramas made between the 1820s and the 1930s, Capturing Time takes you on a journey back through the years to walk the streets of Sydney when it was the convicts' capital, to gold rush Melbourne and to lonely Perth struggling to establish a toehold on the continent's remote western frontier. All of the nation's capitals are included in a collection that offers a unique view of Australia's past." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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