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161 Smith, James Montagu (Edited By Peter Cuffley) Send the Boy to Sea: The Momoirs of a Sailor on the Goldfields
Noble Park Five Mile Press 2001 1865035661 / 9781865035666 First Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
322 pp. Some slight chipping and creasing to cover, slight edgewear. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Historic Interiors: A Collection of Papers, Stapleton, Maisy (Editor)
162 Stapleton, Maisy (Editor) Historic Interiors: A Collection of Papers
Sydney Sydney College of the Arts Press 1983 0908231563 / 9780908231560 Hard Cover Fine Fine Quarto 
99 pp. Small bookseller's sticker (Emerald Hill Bookshop) to front free endpaper. Colour and b/w illustrations. The endpapers are reproductions of historical wallpaper samples, and two further wallpaper samples are tipped in. The book contains a collection of papers given at the Restoration and Conservation of Historic Interiors Symposium, Sydney 1983. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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163 Sullivan, C.W. (ed.) Fenian Diary: Denis B. Cashman on board the Hougoumont 1867 - 1868
Dublin Wolfhound Press 2001 0863278582 / 9780863278587 First Paperback Very Good+ Octavo 
191 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Sunning to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. "With additional poems by Cashman, John Boyle O'Reilly, John Flood and others." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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164 Sutherland, Alexander and Sutherland, George The History of Australia and New Zealand from 1606 to 1911
London Longmans, Green and Co 1922 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
"With 51 Illustrations" "New Impression" 256pp. Numerous b&w illustrations throughout. Very good condition internally, some light foxing to page edges. Boards with light edgewear, particularly at spine and corners. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Hmong of Australia: Culture And Diaspora, Tapp, Nicholas, and Gary Yia Lee, editors
165 Tapp, Nicholas, and Gary Yia Lee, editors The Hmong of Australia: Culture And Diaspora
Canberra Pandanus Books 2004 1740760417 / 9781740760416 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
217 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Upper edge has been bumped, leaving a faint mark across the upper edge of the text block and faint creasing to the first 25 or so pages. Internally unmarked, spine uncreased, solidly bound. Black-and-white and colour illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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166 Tasker, Meg 'Struggle and Storm' : The Life and Death of Francis Adams
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 2001 0522849466 / 9780522849462 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, 259 pp. Occasional b&w illustrations, ship plans to endpapers. Extremely minor edgewear to boards at spine. Dustjacket with small area of light scuffing/marking at top of back cover. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Unearthed: The Aboriginal Tasmanians of Kangaroo Island, Taylor, Rebe
167 Taylor, Rebe Unearthed: The Aboriginal Tasmanians of Kangaroo Island
Kent Town, South Australia Wakefield Press 2002 1862545529 / 9781862545526 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
385 pp. Very light edgewear. A little scuffing to upper edge of text block. All else as new. Includes maps, acknowledgements, notes, bibliography, index. "This is a wonderful book. It combines fine writing, sharp analysis and skilful storytelling. It will be essential reading for anyone interested in the fate of Aboriginal communities in 'settled' Australia." Henry Reynolds 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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168 Thomas, Tyrone T. Outdoors In The Dandenongs
South Melbourne Hill of Content 1981 0855721200 / 9780855721206 First Edition Paperback Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
vi, 90 pp. Edgewear, discoloured page edges, lower corner bumped, resulting in crease throughout. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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169 Throssell, Harry Where the Beech Tree Grows: The Story of Binna Burra
Brisbane, Australia Binna Burra Lodge Limited 1984 0958929505 / 9780958929509 First Paperback Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
vi, 152pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine uncreased but sunned. Inked owner's name to first page. Otherwise internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w drawings and b/w and colour photos. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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170 Tipping, Marjorie Melbourne on the Yarra
Melbourne Lansdowne Editions 1977 0701810084 / 9780701810085 First Hard Cover Good Very Good Landscape Octavo 
96pp. Sepia photographs. "With over one hundred photographs old and new this book is an introduction to Melbourne to the stranger, and reveals many little known glimpses to those who know her already." Internally very good but for wrinkling to rear endpapers. Boards with light edgewear. Dustjacket in excellent condition with only very light edgewear. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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171 Tout-Smith, Deborah, with contributions by Ann Delroy and Wendy Bradshaw The Foundations of Fremantle: Exploring the Early History of Western Australia's Port City
Australia Western Australian Museum 1998 0730738116 / 9780730738114 First Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
64 pp. Extremely light wear to illustrated wraps (a few shallow shadow-dents and a tiny crease to upper corner). Internally as new. Colour and b/w illustrations. Exhibition catalogue. 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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172 Travers, Robert The Phantom Fenians of New South Wales
Kenthurst, NSW Kangaroo Press 1986 0864170610 / 9780864170613 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
176 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped but has light edgewear. Green cloth boards a little edgeworn, esp. at extremities of backstrip. Lower front corner lightly bumped. Internally as new. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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173 Turnbull, Clive A Concise History of Australia
London Thames & Hudson 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
192 pp. B&W illustrations throughout. Page edges yellowed and foxed. Boards with edgewear, particularly at spine. Dustjacket with edgewear, light creasing, and some damage at top and bottom of spine. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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A Concise History of Australia, Turnbull, Clive, with Foreword and Additional Text By Marjorie Tipping
174 Turnbull, Clive, with Foreword and Additional Text By Marjorie Tipping A Concise History of Australia
South Yarra, Victoria Currey O'Neil Ross 1983 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
258 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing and discolouration to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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175 Vondra, Josef German Speaking Settlers in Australia
Richmond, Victoria Cavalier Press 1981 280949743003 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
286 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped but has a little wrinkling and discolouration along the top edge. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering are square and unbumped. Small abrasion to front pastedown. Text-block edges very faintly soiled, dust-foxed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Bow Waves in the Bull Dust: A new edition of Leaves from the Peninsula, Wallace, Lennie
176 Wallace, Lennie Bow Waves in the Bull Dust: A new edition of Leaves from the Peninsula
Rockhampton Central Queensland University Press 1999 1875998764 / 9781875998760 Reissue Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
177 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Black-and-white photos; map of Cape York Peninsula. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Reflections of the Past: A Photographic History of Belgrave, Upwey, Tecoma and Upper Ferntree Gully. Vol. 1, Waterhouse, John (Coordinator)
177 Waterhouse, John (Coordinator) Reflections of the Past: A Photographic History of Belgrave, Upwey, Tecoma and Upper Ferntree Gully. Vol. 1
Sherbrooke Foothills Historical Society 1998 187547515X / 9781875475155 First Paperback, stapled Very Good Landscape Octavo 
84 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little chipping along spine. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. (However, in a production error four pages have been duplicated, and four pages -- 28, 29, 30, 31 -- have been omitted.) Black-and-white photos throughout (colour photos to covers, including inside covers. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Frontier Lands and Pioneer Legends: How Pastoralists Gained Karuwali Land, Watson, Pamela Lukin
178 Watson, Pamela Lukin Frontier Lands and Pioneer Legends: How Pastoralists Gained Karuwali Land
St Leonards NSW Allen & Unwin 1998 1864484950 / 9781864484953 First Paperback Fine Octavo 
136 pp. As new. Maps; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. "Another timely interrogation of the standard pioneer texts. Watson compares Aboriginal and pioneer histories to ask: Surely it is time for origin stories which can be truly shared by all those who live in this land?" -- Peter Read 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Teaching of Sex Hygiene, Welsh, D. A., Mrs. James Booth, J. Smyth
179 Welsh, D. A., Mrs. James Booth, J. Smyth Teaching of Sex Hygiene
Sydney Workers' Educational Association of New South Wales 1918 Second Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
x, 203 pp. General and edgewear to maroon boards. Foxing, scuffing, and browning to edges of text block. Foxing to eps. Front eps turn along hinge; rear eps beginning to tear. Binding is still solid. Internally unmarked, uncreased. "Report of a Conference organised by the Workers' Educational Association of New South Wales and held in the Union Hall, Sydney University on November 23, 24 and 25, 1916. Also, Three Public Lectures delivered by Professor D. A. Welsh, on 'The Massacre of the Innocents'; Mrs. James Booth, on 'Prostitution'; and J. Smyth, M.A. D.Phil., on 'The Double Standard of Morality;." 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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180 West, John (edited by Patricia Fitzgerald Ratcliff) John West's Union of the Colonies: Essays on Federation
Launceston, Tasmania Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery 2000 0958620334 / 9780958620338 First Paperback Very Good + 8vo Inscribed by Editor
xiv, 115 pp. Very faint wear to illustrated wraps. Tiny chips to corners. Internally as new. Gatefold flaps. Colour frontis (portrait of Rev. John West), b/w drawings and photos in text. Inscribed by editor. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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