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101 Luscombe, Tom A Bridge Over the Yarra
Melbourne Hyland House Publishing 1980 0908090293 / 9780908090297 First Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
247pp. "A Novel of Sectarian Tension in Early Melbourne". Excellent internally, only light edgewear to wraps and page edges. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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102 MacDonald, Rowena Between Two Worlds: The Commonwealth government and the removal of Aboriginal children of part descent in the Northern Territory
Alice Springs IAD Press 1996 0949659878 / 9780949659873 Reprint Paperback Very Good + Quarto 
xvii, 78 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Internally as new. "Through oral histories, documents and photographs, drawn mainly from the Australian Archives' collection, this book . . . looks at two Northern Territory "Half-caste" institutions run by the Commonwealth government: the Bungalow in Alice Springs and the Kahlin Home in Darwin." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Discovery and Exploration of the Moreton Bay and the Brisbane River - Part II Vol XLIV (New Series), Australian Historical Monographs, Mackaness, George (Editor, notes, commentary)
103 Mackaness, George (Editor, notes, commentary) The Discovery and Exploration of the Moreton Bay and the Brisbane River - Part II Vol XLIV (New Series), Australian Historical Monographs
Dubbo Review Publications 1979 Limited Reprint Paperback, stapled Very Good Small Octavo 
55 pp. A little very light rust staining to pages at staples. All else as new. Part II only. Contains (a) Report of an Expedition to Survey Port Curtis, Moreton Bay and Port Bowen, wiuth a view to form Convict Penal Settlements there, by John Oxley, Surveyor General. (b) An Extract from John Oxley's MS. Field Book. (c) John Uniacke's Narrative of the same Expedition. (d) Narrative of Thomas Pamphlet, taken down by John Uniacke. With four illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Some Private Correspondence of Sir John and Lady Jane Franklin (Tasmania, 1837-1845) Part II. Volume XVIII (New Series), Mackaness, George (Introduction, Notes and Commentary)
104 Mackaness, George (Introduction, Notes and Commentary) Some Private Correspondence of Sir John and Lady Jane Franklin (Tasmania, 1837-1845) Part II. Volume XVIII (New Series)
Dubbo Review Publications 1977 Reprint Paperback, stapled Very Good Octavo 
105 pp. A little scuffing to covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. With 12 illustrations. Australian Historical Monographs series. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Australian Historical Monographs - Some Fictional Voyages to Australia - Vol XXXVII, Mackaness, George, editor, notes and commentary
105 Mackaness, George, editor, notes and commentary Australian Historical Monographs - Some Fictional Voyages to Australia - Vol XXXVII
Dubbo Review Publications 1979 Limited Reprint Paperback, stapled Very Good Small Octavo 
12 pp. Very light edgewear, staples a little rusted. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Some Proposals for Establishing Colonies in the South Seas, Mackaness, George, editor, notes and commentary
106 Mackaness, George, editor, notes and commentary Some Proposals for Establishing Colonies in the South Seas
Dubbo, Australia Review Publications 1976 Paperback, stapled Very Good Pamphlet Octavo 
62 pp. Volume XI (new series) of Australian Historical Monographs, a reprint of the 1943 original. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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107 Magarey, Susan; Sue Rowley, and Susan Sheridan, editors Debutante Nation: Feminism Contests the 1890s
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1993 1863732969 / 9781863732963 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xxiv, 267 pp. A few small splotches to edges of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Manuscripts in the British Isles Relating to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific, Mander-Jones, Phyllis (ed.)
108 Mander-Jones, Phyllis (ed.) Manuscripts in the British Isles Relating to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific
Canberra Australian National University Press 1972 0708104509 / 9780708104507 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Quarto 
697 pp. Creasing and short tears to upper edge of unclipped dustjacket. Spine panel lightly sunned. Very light wear to lower edges of boards. Scuffing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Darwin and Huxley in Australia, Marshall, Alan John
109 Marshall, Alan John Darwin and Huxley in Australia
Sydney Hodder and Stoughton 1970 0340126396 / 9780340126394 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
142 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. A little wear to black cloth boards; faint foxing to upper edge of text block. Text is clean; solidly bound. "These two thoughtful young men [Darwin and T.H. Huxley] were years later to produce one of the greatest intellectual upheavals in the history of mankind, but they scarcely made a ripple in the turbulent stream of colonial affairs of the day. This brilliant account of their activities by the late Professor Jock Marshall is one of the finest pieces of Australiana to be published for many years." 
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110 Martin, Glenn Places in the Bush: A History of Kyogle to 1988
Kyogle NSW Kyogle Shire Council 1988 0731646258 / 9780731646258 First Paperback Good + Large Quarto 
96 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Gift inscription to inside front cover. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Faces and Places: A pictorial essay of the Seventies, McAuley, Bill
111 McAuley, Bill Faces and Places: A pictorial essay of the Seventies
Carlton, Victoria, Australia Bill McAuley and Friends First Paperback Very Good Landscape 12mo Inscribed by Author
Unpaginated. Cover has small crease to lower rear corner, a few light non-invasive scratches on back, tiny bumps to front corners, otherwise glossy and unmarked. Interior is bright, unwrinkled, unmarked and tightly bound throughout. Author's inscription (dated '91) on first page. "A press photographer is a visual historian, his role is to record history. Even if it is ugly and violent, it is still a valid example of society at that point in time." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Mountains of Ash: A History of the Sawmills and Tramways of Warburton and District., McCarthy, Mike
112 McCarthy, Mike Mountains of Ash: A History of the Sawmills and Tramways of Warburton and District.
Surrey Hills, Victoria Light Railway Research Society of Australia, 2001 0909340412 / 9780909340414 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Quarto 
312 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket; small closed tear to front cover of dj near backstrip. Book is clean, bright, solidly bound. Illustrated endpapers. Black/white and sepia photos throughout. Charts, diagrams. Endnotes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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113 McCrae, George Gordon Letters to Georgiana from Her Four Sons
Arthur's Seat, Victoria The Author 1962 Paperback, stapled Very Good No Jacket 16mo 
20 pp. (unpaginated). Light uniform tanning to edges of wrappers and pages. Unobtrusive closed tear (<1cm) to base of spine. Prev. owner's pencilled name to first page. "These collected letters were written at Arthur's Seat Run to Andrew and Georgiana McCrae in Melbourne [in 1845] by their four sons..." 
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114 McCullough, Colleen Roden Cutler, V.C The Biography
NSW Australia Random House 1998 0091839335 / 9780091839338 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
418 pp. Maps, b&w plates section. "...the story of a man who pulled himself up by his bootstraps to serve his country with courage and dignity in the face of all obstacles." Dustjacket with light edgewear, mostly along top edge. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The journeyman : a story of migrant life, McInerney, Sally. Introduction by David Malouf
115 McInerney, Sally. Introduction by David Malouf The journeyman : a story of migrant life
Chippendale, Sydney Picador 1992 0330273558 / 9780330273558 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Square Octavo Salvatore Zofra (woodcuts) 
Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine panel sunned. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. A series of 20 woodcuts by celebrated artist Salvatore Zofrea "tells both the story of individual lives and the history of millions". 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Montrose: Settlement in the Foothills. A History, McLennan, Jennifer
116 McLennan, Jennifer Montrose: Settlement in the Foothills. A History
Lilydale The Shire of Lillydale 1987 095997542X / 9780959975420 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
112 pp. A little creasing to upper edge of unclipped dw. Wear to lower edges of brown boards. All else as new. Maps to eps. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Fragments of the Early History of Australia, 1788 to 1812, McMahon, John (Compiled By)
117 McMahon, John (Compiled By) Fragments of the Early History of Australia, 1788 to 1812
Melbourne W & J Barr. Printers 1913 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library Octavo 
402 pp + index. Rebound, but not recently. "First Issue Limited to 500 Copies." Ffep missing, but "Map of Australia in 1788" is present. Numerous maps and illustrations throughout. Internally quite good, moderate yellowing to page edges, ex-library stamps to title page, library stamp pasted down to front pastedown. Library stamp to top page edges. Green cloth boards are in good condition with only minor general wear, white catalogue number to spine. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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118 McPhee, Peter 'Pansy' A Life of Roy Douglas Wright
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1999 0522846262 / 9780522846263 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiii, 265 pp. Occasional b&w plates. Extremely minor edgewear, essentially as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The History of Van Diemens's Land (in Three Parts) - Part 2 Vol XXVI,  Australian Historical Monographs, Melville, Henry. Edited, with notes and commentary, by George Mackaness
119 Melville, Henry. Edited, with notes and commentary, by George Mackaness The History of Van Diemens's Land (in Three Parts) - Part 2 Vol XXVI, Australian Historical Monographs
Dubbo Review Publications 1978 Limited Reprint Paperback, stapled Near Fine Small Octavo 
59 pp. Very light wear to corners of covers. Internally as new. From the Year 1824 to 1835, inclusive. During the Administration of Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur, by Henry, Melville, Editor of "The Colonial Times". Part 2 only. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The History of Van Diemens's Land - Part 3 Vol XXVII,  Australian Historical Monographs, Melville, Henry. Edited, with notes and commentary, by George Mackaness
120 Melville, Henry. Edited, with notes and commentary, by George Mackaness The History of Van Diemens's Land - Part 3 Vol XXVII, Australian Historical Monographs
Dubbo Review Publications 1978 Limited Reprint Paperback, stapled Very Good Small Octavo 
56 pp. Very light wear to corners of covers. Internally as new. From the Year 1824 to 1835, inclusive. During the Administration of Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur, by Henry, Melville, Editor of "The Colonial Times". Part 3 only. 
Price: 6.00 AUD
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