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There are 886 books in this catalogue.
My Heart, My Country: The Story of Dorothea Mackellar
Howley, Adrienne
Book Number: 66190
ISBN: 0702221880
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia 1989. 8vo. softcover. 210pp. index, b/w illus. Good, inside covers and page edges toned, foxing to endpapers.
Price: $45.00

A Bright & Savage Land: Scientists In Colonial Australia
Moyal, Ann
Book Number: 66193
ISBN: 000217555X
Collins Sydney 1986. 4to. hardcover. 192pp. index, colour b/w illus. Very good, cover faded, owner's inscription on fep. / Very good d/w curled on top edge.
Price: $12.00

The Bridge The Epic Story of an Australian Icon - the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Lalor, Peter and Richard Raxworthy
Book Number: 66195
ISBN: 1741142288
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.
Price: $18.00

Tales from Barranjoey.
Sparks, Jervis.
Book Number: 66181
ISBN: 0646070320
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.
Price: $25.00

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
Price: $20.00

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.
Price: $45.00

The Cambridge Dictionary of Australian Places
Appleton, Richard and Barbara
Book Number: 66151
ISBN: 0521395062
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.
Price: $18.00

The Pursuit of Wonder: How Australia's Landscape Was Explored, Nature Discovered and Tourism Unleashed
Horne, Julia
Book Number: 66153
ISBN: 0522851665
The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2005. Large 8vo. hardcover. 251pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $18.00

Warfies. A celebration of 100 years on the Fremantle Waterfront 1889-1989
Griffiths, Bryn
Book Number: 34346
ISBN: 1875321004
Platypus Press 1989 4to softcover 96pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Price: $25.00

Rebel down under. When the 'Shenandoah shook Melbourne, 1865'
Pearl, Cyril
Book Number: 66113
ISBN: 0855610131
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.
Price: $10.00

Pasteur's Gambit. Louis Pasteur, The Australasian Rabbit Plague and a Ten Million Dollar Prize
Dando-Collins, Stephen
Book Number: 66116
ISBN: 9781741667035
Vintage, North Sydney 2008. 8vo. softcover. 337pp. index. Good, page edges toned, rear top corner bent.
Price: $10.00

Blue Ribbon and Bitter Bread : The Life of Joice Nankivell Loch
De Vries, Susanna
Book Number: 66117
ISBN: 0868066915
Hale & Iremonger, Sydney 2001. 8vo. softcover. 360pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $18.00

Hume and Hovell 1824.
Andrews, ALAN E. J. ed.
Book Number: 441
ISBN: 0908528078
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.
Price: $80.00

Green Mountains and Cullenbong
O'Rielly, Bernard
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.
Price: $25.00

Wild honey and other stories of my Australian family
Slyney, Judith
Book Number: 66069
ISBN: 9780646993980
Judith Slyney, Mona Vale, NSW 2018. 8vo. softcover. 333pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $25.00

Hubert Who? War Hero. Explorer. Spy: The Incredible Life of Unsung Adventurer Hubert Wilkins.
Andrews, Malcolm
Book Number: 66017
ISBN: 9780733323003
ABC Books 2011 8vo. softcover. 289pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $15.00

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.
Price: $35.00

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.
Price: $12.00

These Ten Years : A record of the work of the Bush Church Aid Society for the Church of England in Australia 1920 - 1930.
Kirkby, Rev. S. J.
Book Number: 65990
Bush Church Aid Society for Australia and Tasmania, Sydney 1930. 8vo. softcover. 48pp. Very good, covers toned.
Price: $15.00

Sydney Tech
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.
Price: $35.00

Guide to the Historic Trigonometrical Stations of Sydney's North
Dawson, Tony
Book Number: 65976
ISBN: 9780959029635
Manly Warringah & Pittwater Historical Society, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 118pp., index, b/w illus. Very good+. Inscribed & signed by author.
Price: $50.00

Times & Tides : A Middle Harbour memoir
Souter, Gavin
Book Number: 65977
ISBN: 0731812247
Pymble, N.S.W. Simon & Schuster 2004 Small 8vo hardcover 278pp index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. / very good+ d/w.
Price: $18.00

Powelltown, A History of its Timber Mills and Tramways
Stamford, F. E.; Stuckey, E. G.; Maynard, G. L.
Book Number: 65967
ISBN: 090934020x
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
Price: $33.00

The Glen Davis Story. History of the Capertee Valley
Taylor, G. J.
Book Number: 65950
Self Published. N.D. 4to. stapled wraps. 78pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $25.00

The Hawkesbury River Traders
Purtell, Jean
Book Number: 65933
River Boat Project Committee,, Sydney, NSW., 1988. 4to. softcover. 55pp., b/w illus. Very good, some marks on cover.
Price: $55.00

Martin Burke, father of Pittwater
Macken, James Joseph
Book Number: 65936
ISBN: 0646176048
[New South Wales, Australia] J.J. Macken 1994 4to softcover 96pp index, b/w illus. Good, top edge of pages wavy. Signed by author.
Price: $15.00

People of the Two Rivers : Hastings - Camden Haven
Hastings Writers
Book Number: 65937
ISBN: 0957816235
Fellowship of Australian Writers 2003. 4to. softcover. 206pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. Inscription from the president of F.A.W.
Price: $35.00

Art & Soul Of Kangaroo Valley: An Artistic & Culinary Journey Through Australia's Most Beautiful Valley
Leddy, Carl (foreward)
Book Number: 65918
ISBN: 9780646576169
Kangaroo Valley Voice Inc & Kangaroo Valley Tourist Association 2012 Square 8vo. softcover. 156pp.index, colour illus. Very good+.
Price: $22.00

Dharug & Dungaree: The History of Penrith and St. Marys to 1860
Murray, Robert & White, Kate
Book Number: 65920
ISBN: 0949905402
Hargreen Publishing Company, Melbourne 1988. 8vo. hardcover. 368pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00

A History of Australia 6 Volumes
Clark, C.M.H.
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.
Price: $80.00

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