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Sidney Seeks Her Fortune, Christian, Catherine
41 Christian, Catherine Sidney Seeks Her Fortune
London Peal Press Hard Cover Good Good 12mo 
224 pp. Pages browned around the edges. DW creased and torn, but presents well in its protective covering. Note from the Melbourne Legacy Christmas Party, 1967, at Government House, Melbourne, and signed by the Governor of Victoria, Rohan Delacombe, and his wife, Joyce Delacombe, pasted to the front endpaper. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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42 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
43 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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44 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
45 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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46 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
47 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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48 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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The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956, Doyle, Edward A. (Honorary Editor)
49 Doyle, Edward A. (Honorary Editor) The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956
Melbourne The Organizing Committee 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
759 pp. Corners a little curled and very lightly scuffed. Gilt lettering on the spine is a little worn. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. A few small scuffs and stains throughout, along with some thumbing creases, but overall clean, bright, solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. Black-and-white photos throughout. A very heavy book. Shipping cost will be greater than our standard quote. You may contact us for a quote, or we will contact you before processing your order. 
Price: 120.00 AUD
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Whispers of This Wik Woman, Doyle, Fiona
50 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
51 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
52 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
53 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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Yarns & Characters from the Mountains, Dyer, Max
54 Dyer, Max Yarns & Characters from the Mountains
Bairnsdale Max Dyer 1997 0646346121 / 9780646346120 First Paperback Good Octavo Inscribed by Author
192 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; upper front corner creased. Faint warping to upper margins of last few pages; otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings and photos in the text. Inscribed by author on title page. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Emerald in Focus: A Photographic History, Emerald Museum
55 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
56 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
57 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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Bush Life in Tasmania, Fenton, James
58 Fenton, James Bush Life in Tasmania
Launceston, Tasmania Regal Publications 1990 0949457280 / 9780949457288 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
203 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Originally published 1891. Black-and-white illustrations (including map of N.W. Tasmania) in the text. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Reflections of Fitzroy, FitzRovians
59 FitzRovians Reflections of Fitzroy
Melbourne University of Melbourne School of Historical Research 2008 0646496085 / 9780646496085 First Paperback Fine Octavo 
223 pp. All as new. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. "This extraordinary collection of essays celebrates the ordinary -- the everyday people who have, over the past 150 years, shaped Fitzroy. This talented group of new historians are to be congratulated for breathing life into Fitzroy's dynamic past." -- Sarah Rood 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Fatal Collisions: The South Australian frontier and the violence of memory, Foster, Robert, Rick Hosking and Amanda Nettelbeck
60 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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