Australian Non Fiction Books
There are 752 books in this catalogue.
Blue Mountains Wilderness
Book Number: 66234
Second Back Row Press, Leura 1987 Square 4to. hardcover. 132pp. Colour photos. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Living Treasures of the Snowy Mountains
Book Number: 66235
Mick Joffe, Sydney 2012. 4to. hardcover. 352pp. Illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. Limited edition, this cpy no. 54. Inscribed & signed by author.."Yours fairdinkumly Mick Joffe 2012".
Callaghan & Batman. Van Diemen's Land 1825.
E. F. (Edited by).
Book Number: 66236
Sullivan's Cove, Adelaide 1978. Narrow 4to. hardcover. 43pp., b/w map. / Fine. / Near Fine d/w. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies, this copy no. 141.
A Tribute to The Man From Snowy River
Book Number: 66237
Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1982. Square 8vo. hardcover. Very good, rubbing to bottom cover edge. / very good d/w. Magnificent photographs by David Parker
The Confessions of a Beachcomber
Banfield, E. J. - New Introduction by Michael
Book Number: 60661
University of Queensland Press, 1994. First Facsimile Edition 8vo. Softcover. 336pp. Very good, cover corner creased. Includes all 53 original illustrations. Join Banfield as he describes his escape from hectic civilization to the simpler pleasures of a tropical paradise. A physical wreck, Banfield literally crawled onto the beach in Brammo Bay from the ship's launch that brought him to the island where he would spend the remainder of his life and would find renewed health and interest in life. A disciple of Thoreau, Banfield became a champion of species preservation, and using his pen as his sword, he eventually persuaded the Australian government to set aside Dunk Island as a protected area for wild birds of all species. During his life on the island, Banfield became a keen observer of the nature around him, and while he argues his amateur approach to the study of nature, his catalog of the island's life provides an intriguing and comprehensive look at what it means to live free on a tropical island. For modern readers, Banfield's observations remind us of an intriguing, complex, interesting, and intensely enjoyable world beyond the television screen and computer monitor.
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.
Book Number: 66214
The Cumberland Argus, Parramatta 1926. 8vo. softcover. 95pp. b/w illus. Good, front hinge repaired with glued paper, staples are rusted.
A Journey From Sydney to the Australian Alps
Andrews, Alan A. E. J.
Book Number: 66206
Blubber Head Press, Hobart 1979. 8vo. hardcover. 280pp. index, b/w illus. fold-out map. A scientific and social record of Lhotsky's 1834 journey. Limited to 500 copies. Fine. / Near fine d/w with mark on rear panel.
The Devil's Wilderness
Andrews, ALAN E.J. (ed.)
Book Number: 66205
Blubber Head Press, Hobart 1984. 8vo. hardcover. 150pp. index, b/w illus. maps. George Caley's Journey to Mount Banks in 1804. Limited to 375 copies. New Unread. / Fine d/w.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.