Australian Non Fiction Books
There are 886 books in this catalogue.
My Heart, My Country: The Story of Dorothea Mackellar
Book Number: 66190
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia 1989. 8vo. softcover. 210pp. index, b/w illus. Good, inside covers and page edges toned, foxing to endpapers.
The Bridge The Epic Story of an Australian Icon - the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Lalor, Peter and Richard Raxworthy
Book Number: 66195
Allen & Unwin 2005 8vo. Hardcover in d/w. 381pp. Good, foxing to outer page edges. / Good d/w with light stain on top edge.. Illustrated. Index. Richard Raxworthy was a historian with the foresight to record the stories of the men who built the bridge and the generosity to share his research and knowledge, his primary source material, and consult with Peter Lalor on the book.
Tales from Barranjoey.
Book Number: 66181
Sydney, 1992. 8vo. softcover. b/w illus, index, fold-out family tree. endpaper maps. very good, cover edges rubbed. Inscribed & signed by author on half-title.
Gold-Dust and Ashes. The Romantic Story of the New Guinea Goldfields
Idriess, Ion L.
Book Number: 66144
Angus & Robertson 1935. 8th edition. 8vo. hardcover. 285pp, b/w plates. Good, wear to top of spine, foxing to endpapers and outer page edges, spine faded, small bumps to cover corners, large section of half-title page cut out. / Fair chipped & torn d/w
Some Houses and People of New South Wales.
Griffiths, G. Nesta
Book Number: 66150
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1949 Small 4to. orange cloth hardcover. 203pp. index, tipped-in frontis., b/w illus. Good, some foxing, mainly to edges & prelims. Wear to spine ends.
The Cambridge Dictionary of Australian Places
Appleton, Richard and Barbara
Book Number: 66151
Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 1992 Large 8vo. hardcover. 356pp. b/w maps. Very good, light foxing to outer page edges & endpapers. / Very good d/w with faded spine.
Rebel down under. When the 'Shenandoah shook Melbourne, 1865'
Book Number: 66113
Heinemann 1970 8vo hardcover 200pp b/w illus. Good, small bump on front cover edge, light foxing to endpapers. / Good, lightly rubbed d/w with a small chip and small tear on front edge.
Hume and Hovell 1824.
Andrews, ALAN E. J. ed.
Book Number: 441
Hobart, Blubber Head Press 1981 8vo. hardcover. An account of the exploration from the Yass plains to Bass straight from 1824-25. Limited to 750 copies, signed by editor. 390pp. AS new / As new d/w.
Green Mountains and Cullenbong
Book Number: 61419
Brisbane. Smith & Patterson 22nd impression 8vo. hardcover.327pp. index, b/w plates. Very good. / Very good d/w with light rubbing on edges. Signed by author. Includes an O'Reilly's Green Mountain Tourist Track Map loosely inserted(soiled). A photo of Joe O'Reilly (brother) loosely inserted.
A History of Sydney's Darling Harbour
Johnson, Wayne; Parris, Roger
Book Number: 66006
Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority 2009. 4to. hardcover. Colour & b/w illus., folding map. Very good, page edges toned. / Very good d/w.
Early Industries in the Mittagong District
Else - Mitchell, R.
Book Number: 65989
Berrima District Historical Society, 1974. 8vo. stapled wraps. 83pp. Very good, covers toned, small mark on cover.
BUILDING AND ORNAMENTAL STONES OF AUSTRALIA
Book Number: 65991
Gov. NSW 1915 Technical Education Series No. 19. Technological Museum Sydney. Lots of B&W plates throughout, colour plates of examples and a map. Good-, cover torn, missing some cloth at the bottom of the spine, corners bumped, some soiling to outer edges, some foxing, cloth rubbed & torn along spine, owner's inscription verso fep., owner's name on front cover.
Times & Tides : A Middle Harbour memoir
Book Number: 65977
Pymble, N.S.W. Simon & Schuster 2004 Small 8vo hardcover 278pp index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. / very good+ d/w.
Powelltown, A History of its Timber Mills and Tramways
Stamford, F. E.; Stuckey, E. G.; Maynard, G. L.
Book Number: 65967
Light Railway Research Society of Australia, Melbourne, 1984. 4to. hardcover. 151pp. index, b/w illus, folding map at rear. Near Fine. / Good d/w with some wear and stains
The Hawkesbury River Traders
Book Number: 65933
River Boat Project Committee,, Sydney, NSW., 1988. 4to. softcover. 55pp., b/w illus. Very good, some marks on cover.
Martin Burke, father of Pittwater
Macken, James Joseph
Book Number: 65936
[New South Wales, Australia] J.J. Macken 1994 4to softcover 96pp index, b/w illus. Good, top edge of pages wavy. Signed by author.
A History of Australia 6 Volumes
Book Number: 65927
Melbourne University Press, 1979 - 1987. 8vo. softcovers. 866pp. index. Very Good, page edges toned on V.1&2. V2 has a small tear to top of spine, minor rubbing to spine edges. Some wrinkles on spines. Some toning to covers.