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To Sandakan: The Diaries of Charlie Johnstone, Prisoner of War 1942-1945 British North Borneo
Dawson, C
Book Number: 38698
ISBN: 1863738185
Publisher: Allen Unwin, Australia, 1995.
8vo. Pictorial softcover. 120pp illus. Very good. Within 7 fateful weeks, from the fall of Rabaul to the surrender in Java in March 1942, more than 22,000 Australians became prisoners of the Japanese. This was Austalia's greatest wartime disaster. This is the story how one man survived. Serving with the RAF. Singapore, capture in Java, moved to Jesselton, Kota Kinnabalu, brutal Sandakan, Kudat and Kuching, in Sarawak. His ordeal and revisit 50 years later.

Price: $14.00


Thomas Doggett Deceased A Famous Comedian
Cook, Theodore Andrea & Nickalls, Guy
Book Number: 68159
ISBN: 9781904799504
Publisher: Tiger of the Stripe, Surrey 2009.
8vo. softcover. 179pp. b/w illus. Near Fine.

Price: $20.00


A History Of The Berrima District 1798-1961
JERVIS,JAMES
Book Number: 68164
ISBN: 0959971165
Publisher: Genealogical Publications of Australia / Berrima County Council, 1973.
8vo. hardcover., b/w ills. Very good, light foxing to endpapers. / Good, foxed d/w with small tear. A local history of the NSW town of Berrima and district over 163 years of European settlement.

Price: $15.00


The Inland Sea and the Great River: The Story of Australian Exploration
Cumpston J. H. L.
Book Number: 68165
ISBN: 
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1964.
8vo. hardcover. 205pp. index, b/w maps. Very good. / Good+ rubbed d/w.

Price: $35.00


History of the Staffordshire Potteries
Shaw, Simeon
Book Number: 68161
ISBN: 
Publisher: Praeger Publishers, New York 1970.
Small 8vo. hardcover. 241pp. index, Good+. / Good+ d/w.

Price: $15.00


International School of Sugarcraft, The: Book One Beginners
Lodge, Nicholas; Murfitt, Janice
Book Number: 68153
ISBN: 0948075775
Publisher: Merehurst Press, London, 1988
4to. hardcover. 256pp. colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. Inscribed & signed by author (Lodge).

Price: $18.00


Hell West and Crooked
Cole, Tom
Book Number: 68154
ISBN: 0207168539
Publisher: Sydney Angus & Robertson 1990
4to hardcover 292pp index, colour & b/w illus, maps. very good / very good d/w.

Price: $25.00


A Research on the Pines of Australia.
Baker, Richard T. & Smith, Henry G.
Book Number: 58934
ISBN: 
Publisher: Technological Museum, New South Wales., Sydney, 1910.
4tol blue cloth hardcover. 458pp. colour & b/w illus. Good- Very good, some insect damage to cover. Very good inside.

Price: $95.00


The Lore of the Lyrebird
Pratt, Ambrose
Book Number: 68148
ISBN: 
Publisher: obertson & Mullens, Melbourne 1947.
8vo. hardcover. 80pp. b/w plates. Good, pages toned. Front hinge cracked (repaired). / Fair, torn & chipped d/w.

Price: $15.00


Francis Drake - Privateer : Contemporary Narratives and Documents
Hampden, John (editor & compiler)
Book Number: 68145
ISBN: 0413284301
Publisher: Eyre Methuen, London 1972.
8vo. hardcover. 286pp. index, b/w plates. Very good, foxing to top edge of text-block. / Very good d/w with some wear to corners.

Price: $25.00


Norman Lindsay's Cats.
Lindsay, Norman.
Book Number: 68147
ISBN: 0333175611
Publisher: Melbourne: Macmillan, 1975. First edition.
4to. hardcover. b/w illus. very good / Fair d/w.

Price: $20.00


Dig. A Drama of Central Australia
Clune, Frank
Book Number: 68150
ISBN: 
Publisher: Angus & Robertson Australia 1951. New edition.
8vo. hardcover. 240pp. b/w plates. Very good, light foxing to prelims. Fair, chipped d/w. Signed by author.

Price: $75.00


Records of the Geological Survey of New South Wales Vol IX part I 1909
Harper, L. F.
Book Number: 65402
ISBN: 
Publisher: Department of Mines, Sydney 1909.
8vo. stiff boards with cloth spine. Good+, cover & last few pages toned, some maps/charts foxed. Some rubbing to cover. Contents: The geology of the Murrumbidgie District near Yass. 54pp.+ 12 b/w plates(1 folding). 4 folding maps/charts in pocket at rear.

Price: $150.00


Drake's Island of Thieves, Ethnological Sleuthing
Lessa, William A.
Book Number: 68146
ISBN: 0824803337
Publisher: The University Press of Hawaii Honolulu 1975.
8vo. hardcover. 289pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good. / Good+ d/w with small chips at top of spine and faded spine.

Price: $25.00


A Jubilee History of the Municipality of Botany 1888 - 1938
Jervis, James & Flack, Leo
Book Number: 68149
ISBN: 
Publisher: Botany Council 1938
4to. papered covered boards with green cloth spine and small colour illustrated pastedown on front board. 399pp. b/w illus. Good, cover edges repaired & re-inforced, owner's details on front pastedown, small hole on the edge of the first 19 pages. Scarce.

Price: $75.00


The Voyage of Magellan: The Journal of Antonio Pigafetta; A Translation by Paula Spurlin Paige from the edition in the William l. Clements Library.
Pigafetta, Antonio; Translated by Paula Spurlin Paige
Book Number: 68144
ISBN: 
Publisher: Prentice-Hall, USA 1969.
Large 8vo. hardcover. 153pp. + b/w maps at rear, b/w frontis. Very good, light foxing to edge of text-block. / Very good d/w. with some small tears at top of spine(repaired), small chip on rear top corner, rubbing to bottom front edge, creased rear top edge and faded spine.

Price: $95.00


BUILDING AND ORNAMENTAL STONES OF AUSTRALIA
Sydney Tech
Book Number: 68143
ISBN: 
Publisher: Gov. NSW 1915
Oblong 8vo. softcover. Technical Education Series No. 19. Technological Museum Sydney. Lots of B&W plates throughout, colour plates of examples and a map. Good, corners bumped, wear to cover corners, foxing to edges of text-block,

Price: $65.00


The Cornhill Magazine January 1860-June 1861
Thackeray, William Makepeace (ed.)
Book Number: 68142
ISBN: 
Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co. 1860-1861, London, 1860
4 volumes 8vos. hardcovers, b/w illus. Good, some foxing.

Price: $200.00


Tablets of memory: The Bendigo Cohns and their descendants, 1853-1989
Cohn
Book Number: 32217
ISBN: 0731646290
Publisher: Doncaster, Australia Antelope Press 1990
Large 8vo hardcover 270pp index, b/w illus. fine / very good+ d/w.

Price: $25.00


The Brisbane Water Story Part One : Gosford; Part Two Woy Woy & Hawkesbury River; Part Three Enchanted Waters; Part Four The Rest of the Story
Swancott, C.
Book Number: 68140
ISBN: 
Publisher: Brisbane Water Historical Society, Woy Woy, 1953, 1954, 1961, 1955.
8vo. Part One softcover. 112pp; Part Two 144pp. stiff boards with cloth spine; Part Three stiff boards with cloth spine in d/w.; Part Four stiff boards with cloth spine. Very good some toning to endpapers, spine damaged on Part four.

Price: $95.00


Eureka: Victorian Parliamentary Papers, Votes and Proceedings 1854-1867
Anderson, Hugh (collected by)
Book Number: 68139
ISBN: 
Publisher: Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1969
4to. hardcover. Very good. / Very good d/w. includes colour poster of Eureka Stockade Riot 1854

Price: $18.00


Blue Gum Flat to Budewoi: The Story of Wyong Shire's Wonderful Valleys, Lakes and Beaches.
Swancott, Charles.
Book Number: 68141
ISBN: 
Publisher: Brisbane Water Historical Society, 1963.
8vo. Stiff boards with cloth spine. 269pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Fair d/w with some tears(repaired).

Price: $35.00


People Of The River: Lost Worlds Of Early Australia
Karskens, Grace
Book Number: 68124
ISBN: 9781760292232
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney 2020.
8vo. softcover. 678pp. index, b/w illus., colour plates. Very good, small mark on fep.

Price: $25.00


Hubert Who? War Hero. Explorer. Spy: The Incredible Life of Unsung Adventurer Hubert Wilkins.
Andrews, Malcolm
Book Number: 68122
ISBN: 9780733323003
Publisher: ABC Books 2011
8vo. softcover. 289pp. b/w illus. Very good.

Price: $15.00


Fatal storm : the 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Mundle, Rob.
Book Number: 68123
ISBN: 0732269237
Publisher: Pymble, N.S.W. HarperCollinsPublishers 12001
8vo softcover 337pp colour illus. very good, toning to page edges, ramainder mark on top edge of text-block.

Price: $8.00


Port of pearls : a history of Broome
Edwards, Hugh
Book Number: 58739
ISBN: 0646193090
Publisher: Tangee Publishing 2009
8vo. softcover. 198pp. b/w & colour illus. very good+.

Price: $9.00


Fatal Storm: The Inside Story of the Sydney - Hobart Race
Mundle, Rob
Book Number: 6589
ISBN: 
Publisher: Sydney. Harper Collins. 1999
Large 8vo softcover. Inscription by Author on title page. 315pp. + colour plates. very good condition, light toning to page edges.

Price: $12.00


The war of the running dogs: How Malaya defeated the communist guerrillas, 1948-60
Barber, Noel
Book Number: 58140
ISBN: 
Publisher: London Collins 1971
8vo hardcover 284pp index, b/w illus. very good / good d/w with a few tiny tears(repaired) & slightly faded spine.

Price: $15.00


Time's Arrow and Archimedes' Point
Price, Huw
Book Number: 68132
ISBN: 0195117980
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1997.
8vo. softcover. 306pp. index. Very good.

Price: $20.00


The Rocky Road
Gattellari, Rocky
Book Number: 68131
ISBN: 085561241X
Publisher: William Heinemann, Australia, 1989
8vo. softcover. 312pp. b/w plates. Good+, page edges lightly toned, cover faded.

Price: $10.00


Driftwood: Escape and survival through art
De Jong-Duldig, Eva
Book Number: 68125
ISBN: 9781925588040
Publisher: Arcadia, North Melbourne, 2022.
8vo. softcover. 417pp. Index, b/w illus. Near Fine.

Price: $30.00


Tales of old Mosman
McLaren, Don.
Book Number: 68120
ISBN: 0959995625
Publisher: Dungog, N.S.W. Mosman Historical Society 1978
8vo softcover 104pp b/w illus. good, some wear and marking to cover, owners name on fep.

Price: $11.00


POOR SOULS, THEY PERISHED: the Cataraqui, Australia's worst shipwreck.
Lemon, Andrew and Morgan, Marjorie
Book Number: 68135
ISBN: 1875606262
Publisher: Hargreen Publishing Co. Melbourne 1995.
8vo. softcover. 188pp. index, b/w illus. Good+, light foc=xing to outer edge of text-block.

Price: $14.00


Pacific 360°: Australia''s Battle for Survival in World War II
Perry, Roland
Book Number: 68117
ISBN: 9780733627040
Publisher: Hachette Australia, Sydney, 2012.
8vo. hardcover. 500pp. index, b/w plates. Very good. Very good d/w with tiny tear on top corner

Price: $18.00


Clitie - Recollections of a Life from Sydney to the Barcoo
Johnstone, Angela
Book Number: 68134
ISBN: 0646370006
Publisher: Angela Johnstone, Four Winds Tenterfield 1999.
8vo. softcover. 294pp. b/w illus. Very good.

Price: $18.00


Ataturk
Mango, Andrew
Book Number: 68126
ISBN: 9780719565922
Publisher: John Murray, London, 2004.
8vo. softcover. 666pp. index, b/w plates. Good+, some foxing, mainly to endpapers and outer edge of text-block

Price: $12.00


Just for the Love of It. The First Woman to Climb Mount Everest from Both Sides
O'Dowd, Cathy
Book Number: 68118
ISBN: 0620247827
Publisher: Free to Decide Publishing 1999.
8vo. hardcover. 320pp. Colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.

Price: $25.00


Secrets behind My Smile
Dally-Watkins, June
Book Number: 68116
ISBN: 0670041726
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Penguin 2002.
8vo softcover 280pp index, b/w illus. good, pages toned, owner's name on fep.

Price: $15.00


Dirk Bogarde: The Authorised Biography
Coldstream, John [Dirk Bogarde]
Book Number: 68138
ISBN: 0297607308
Publisher: Weidenfeld And Nicolson, Uk, 2004
8vo. hardcover. 628pp. index, colour illus. Very good, light toning to page edges. / Very good d/w.

Price: $18.00


Alone On The Soaks: The Life & Times Of Alec Kruger
Kruger, Alec & Gerard Waterford
Book Number: 68133
ISBN: 9781864650785
Publisher: IAD Press, Alice Springs 2007.
8vo. softcover. 342pp. b/w illus. Very good.

Price: $15.00


Trek Through The Back Country
John Blay
Book Number: 68136
ISBN: 0454012365
Publisher: Methuen Australia 1987
8vo. hardcover. 238pp. b/w plates. Very good. / Very good d/w with crease on spine. Inscribed & signed by author.

Price: $25.00


From Gaolbird to Lyrebird: A life in Australian Ballet.
Kitcher, Barry. Foreword by Marilyn Jones O.B.E.
Book Number: 68130
ISBN: 0646408976
Publisher: Front Page, South Yarra, 2001.
8vo. softcover. 368pp. index, b/w illus. Good+, closed tear on front cover, rear cover corners creased.

Price: $12.00


Ride to win
Hall, Greg
Book Number: 68121
ISBN: 1877096148
Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne Books 2003
Large 8vo softcover 223pp b/w illus. very good.

Price: $10.00


It's Not the Money It's the Land. Aboriginal Stockmen and the Equal Wages Case.
Bunbury, Bill
Book Number: 68137
ISBN: 1863683666
Publisher: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2002.
8vo. softcover. 192pp. b/w illus. Very good. Inscribed & signed by author.

Price: $20.00


They Passed This Way. A Coverage of the History of the First 100 Years of Progress in the Parish of St. Mary's Concord N. S. W. 1870-1970.
Delaney W. J. and Dawes J.
Book Number: 68119
ISBN: 
Publisher: Devonshire Press, Surry Hills, 1970
8vo. hardcover. 166pp. b/w plates. Good+, tape mark on rear endpaper, light marks on top edge of text-block. / Poor torn d/w.

Price: $12.00


Robert Hooke and the Rebuilding of London
Cooper, Michael
Book Number: 43967
ISBN: 075092960X
Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd 2005
8vo softcover 271pp index, b/w illus. Near Fine.

Price: $14.00


WHITELEY An Unauthorised Life
HILTON, Margot & Graeme Blundell
Book Number: 68106
ISBN: 0732907985
Publisher: Sydney. Pan Macmillan. 1996.
8vo. Original cloth in dustwrapper. Illustrated. very good, page edges slightly tanned. / Good d/w curled on edges & small tear.

Price: $10.00


From The Front: Being the Observations of Mr. A.B. (Banjo) Paterson Special War Correspondent in South Africa November 1899 to July 1900 for The Argus, The Sydney Mail, the Sydney Morning Herald
Paterson, A. B. (Banjo). edited by R. W. F. Droogleever
Book Number: 56471
ISBN: 0732910625
Publisher: Macmillan, Sydney, 2000.
8vo. hardcover. 488pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.

Price: $18.00


A Tribute to Sydney
Lloyd Rees
Book Number: 68113
ISBN: 0959583602
Publisher: Sydney Morning Herald and The Maquarie Galleries 1979
Oblong 4to. white wrappers, no title on spine. 63pp. Very Good, light toning to covers. Illustrations throughout. Foreword by Lloyd Rees, A Tribute to Sydney review by Renee Free. Pen and Ink drawings, Mixed Media art, Carbon pencil, water-colour and oil pastel, carbon crayon. Book of Rees art to mark the exhibition of these paintings of Sydney Harbour by Lloyd Rees in January 1979.

Price: $20.00


A History of Australian Literature. 2 volumes Pure and Applied,
Green, Henry MacKenzie.; (Green, Dorothy -- revised)
Book Number: 68112
ISBN: 
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1962
8vo. hardcovers. 1469pp. Very good, light foxing to outer page edges of volume two. / Very good d/ws with chipped top edge and tiny hole.

Price: $35.00


Phantasia of Dockland, Rockland & Dodos.
Aldridge, Alan; Willock, Harry
Book Number: 5158
ISBN: 0224017004
Publisher: London: Cape, 1981 first
Laminated Boards. Very Good. First Edition. Cover lightly rubbed. Art from Beatles & Stones to Peacock Party & Elton John album covers and books.

Price: $10.00


The Game of SPHAIREE
Beck, F. A.
Book Number: 68105
ISBN: 095984001x
Publisher: Sydney, Cheiron Press 1981
buff boards, black stamped title and picture. 12mo. 104pp. Illustrated end pages, Illustrated throughout with examples, b&w photos and diagrams.

Price: $25.00


The French Revolution in Two Volumes
Carlyle, Thomas
Book Number: 34387
ISBN: 
Publisher: UK: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1967. Everyman's Library.
8vo. hardcovers. pp.351,399. index. very good, light foxing to outer edge of text block. / very good d/ws with sunned spines and some light wear to spine ends.

Price: $25.00


Tobolino and the Amazing Football Boots
McCuaig, Ronald
Book Number: 68111
ISBN: McCuaig, Ronald
Publisher: ngus & Robertson, 1974.
Illustrated boards, hardcover. 96pp. b/w illus. Very good, page edges toned.

Price: $25.00


The creative stencil source book : 200 inspiring and original motifs
Meehan, Patricia
Book Number: 28025
ISBN: 0731808282
Publisher: NSW , Aust Simon & Schuster 1999
4to softcover 144pp index, colour illus. very good.

Price: $10.00


Stravinsky's Lunch
Modjeska, Drusilla
Book Number: 68115
ISBN: 0330362593
Publisher: Picador 1999
8vo softcover. 364pp Very good, corners slightly bumped. Over 80 in-text illustrations and 42 colour plates. Stella Bowen and Grace Cossington Smith were born a year apart, in the antipodean autumns of 1893 and 1892 respectively. Beyond this fact their lives were very different. One was a good cook; the other was not. One left Australia on the eve of the First World War and lived the rest of her life in Europe; the other lived for decades in the same house on the outskirts of Sydney. For one Paris and famous names; for the other the quiet life of a provincial suburb. One went off to find life and art; the art of the other grew out of the life she lived. The bohemian and the spinster. They are like mirror images of each other.

Price: $12.00


Throsby Park : an account of the Throsby family in Australia 1802-1940
Roxburgh, Rachel
Book Number: 68110
ISBN: 0730522512
Publisher: Sydney NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service 1989
Large 8vo softcover 176pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good, rear cover creased.

Price: $10.00


A monograph of the carboniferous and permo-carboniferous invertebvrata of New South Wales. Vol. II. - Pelecypoda. Part II. Eurydesma
R Etheridge and W. S. Dun
Book Number: 68114
ISBN: 
Publisher: Sydney, William Applegate Gullick, Government Printers 1910.
4to. Or.printed boards. 75. With plates xvii to xxvi full-page, and accompanying leaves of descriptive text. (Dept. Mines. Mem. Geol. Surv. N.S.W. Paleontology No. 5). Good, covers foxed, label on spine, tape marks on endpapers.

Price: $20.00


A Sunburnt Country (My Country)
Mackellar, Dorothea, Paintings by Bill Beavan
Book Number: 68108
ISBN: 0727009583
Publisher: Rigby 1979 reprint
4to. hardcover. 63pp. Illustrated with colour plates, includes History and notes of the poem, My Country, Notes on the Plates. Very good some foxing on endpapers & half-title. / Good creased d/w with faded spine and some tears.

Price: $18.00


Buongiorno Italia!
Cremona, Joseph
Book Number: 64758
ISBN: 0563164794
Publisher: BBC Books 1986.
8vo. softcover. 304pp. b/w illus. Very good, small mark on fep., stamp inside front cover.

Price: $18.00



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