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Bing Crosby. A Pocketful of Dreams, The Early Years 1903-1940
Giddins, Gary
Book Number: 68183
ISBN: 0316881880
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 2001.
8vo. hardcover. 727pp. index, b/w plates. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00

American Negro Songs and Spirituals: 230 Songs
Work, John W.
Book Number: 68182
Publisher: Bonanza Books New York, n.d. 3rd edition.
Large 8vo. hardcover. 259pp. Musical score.
Price: $18.00

The Trials of Isabella Mary Kelly
Garland, Maurie
Book Number: 68181
ISBN: 1920785698
Publisher: Brolga Publishing, Australia, 2005
8vo. softcover. 434pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00

The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe
Nordenskiold, A. E. translated by Alexander Leslie
Book Number: 68180
Publisher: Macmillam. London 1883.
8vo. hardcover, 413pp. Two colour maps, one folding. Two b/w portraits engraved by G. J. Stodart of which one is the b/w frontis with tissue guard. B/w illus. Good+, tissue guard foxed, some light foxing throughout. Light stain on cover, light wear to cover corners, spine slanted.
Price: $250.00

Madman's Island
Idriess, Ion L.
Book Number: 68179
Publisher: Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1941
8vo. hardcover. 253pp. b/w illus. good+, spine slanted, price mark on fep., endpapers foxed. fep torn (repaired). / good+ d/w. The works of Ion L. Idriess National Edition Vol. XII.
Price: $25.00

Turner Sketches 1789-1820
Wilkinson, Gerald
Book Number: 68178
ISBN: 0214203875
Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins, London 1977
8vo. softcover. 160pp. index. Very good.
Price: $18.00

Zumbo: Adriano Zumbo''s Fantastical Kitchen of Other-Worldly Delights
Zumbo, Adriano
Book Number: 68177
ISBN: 9781741968040
Publisher: Murdoch Books, Australla, 2011.
4to. hardcover. 256pp. index, colour illus. Good, wear to cover spine ends and corners. / no d/w.
Price: $25.00

Black Cockatoos Mean Snow
Mitchell, Elyne
Book Number: 68176
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1956.
8vo. hardcover. 224pp. Very good, owner's name on front pastedown. / Good d/w with chipped edges.
Price: $125.00

Story of the Snowy Mountains: Its history and people
Larkins, John
Book Number: 68175
ISBN: 0589502018
Publisher: A H & A W Reed, Sydney 1980.
8vo. hardcover. 80pp. colour & b/w plates. very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

Cooma Country
Neal, Lauri
Book Number: 68174
ISBN: 0950090328
Publisher: Cooma - Monaro Historical Society, 1976.
8vo. hardcover. 315pp. b/w plates. Very good. / Very good d/w with wear on front panel corner.
Price: $25.00

Paradise Lost and Found
Spate, O.H.K.
Book Number: 68173
ISBN: 0080344003
Publisher: Australian National University Press, Canberra. 1988.
Large 8vo. hardcover. 410pp. index, b/w illus, maps. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $28.00

A Voyage to New South Wales: The Journal of Lieutenant William Bradley of HMS Sirius 1786-1792: Volume I & II
Bradley, William
Book Number: 68172
Publisher: Ure Smith Sydney 1969
Two volumes, volume I: Large 8vo. hardcover 495pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine, light toning to endpapers. / Very good+ d/w. Volume Two is box containing charts in excellent condition except for some toning to the edges of charts list. Box and cover Near Fine.
Price: $95.00

Forest Trees of Australia. Over 200 of Australia's most important native trees described & illustrated.
Boland, D.J. M.I.H. Brooker, G.M. Chippendale, N. Hall, B.P.M. Hyland, R.D. Johnston, D.A. Kleinig and J.D. Turner
Book Number: 68171
ISBN: 0170062643
Publisher: CSIRO. , New Edition 1987.
4to. hardcover. 687pp. index, b/w & colour illus. very good, light spots on top edge of text-block. / very good d/w with tiny tears on top edge and rubbing on front edge.
Price: $40.00

Around the Moon
Verne, Jules
Book Number: 68170
ISBN: 0460050877
Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd / E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc, London / New York, 1970
8vo. hardcover. 192pp. Colour plates and line drawings by W. F. Phillipps. Near Fine, bookseller stamp on fep./ Very good+ d/w with some tiny edge tears, a tiny chip and some minor rubbing . Translated by Jacqueline and Robert Baldick.
Price: $95.00

Richard Wagner: The Sorcerer Of Bayreuth
Millington, Barry
Book Number: 68168
ISBN: 9780500516430
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, London 2012.
8vo. hardcover. 320pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Near Find, owner's name on half-title. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $25.00

Bon: The Last Highway
Fink, Jesse
Book Number: 68167
ISBN: 9781761343223
Publisher: Ebury Press / Penguin, Sydney 2023.
8vo. softcover. 461pp. index, Colour Plates. 461pp. index. Near Fine.
Price: $20.00

Chasing the Moon
Stone, Robert & Andres, Alan
Book Number: 68166
ISBN: 9780008307868
Publisher: William Collins Publishers, London, 2020.
8vo. softcover. 359pp. , index, colour plates. Very good,tiny bumps top corners.
Price: $18.00

The Inland Sea and the Great River: The Story of Australian Exploration
Cumpston J. H. L.
Book Number: 68165
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1964.
8vo. hardcover. 205pp. index, b/w maps. Very good. / Good+ rubbed d/w.
Price: $35.00

A History Of The Berrima District 1798-1961
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 Cruise of H.M.S. Galatea, Captain H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh, 1867-1868.
Milner, John, Brierly, Oswald W.
Book Number: 68163
Publisher: W. H. Allen, London 1869.
8vo. hardcover. 488pp. Colour & b/w plates, Folding map. Good, wear to cover corners, small tears on title page and map, small stain on top edge of frontis & title page & some of the colour plates. Some light foxing. Bottom cover corners bumped.
Price: $150.00

Hawkesbury Journey. Up the Windsor Road from Baulkham Hills.
Book Number: 68162
ISBN: 0908120613
Publisher: Sydney: Library of Australian History, 1986.
8vo. hardcover. Companion volume to Maquarie Country. 252pp. index, b/w illus. Local history of the Hawkesbury area, North West of Sydney, New South Wales including many brief biographies of early settlers in the area. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $22.00

History of the Staffordshire Potteries
Shaw, Simeon
Book Number: 68161
Publisher: Praeger Publishers, New York 1970.
Small 8vo. hardcover. 241pp. index, Good+. / Good+ d/w.
Price: $15.00

Louis Becke.
Day, A. Grove.
Book Number: 68160
Publisher: Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1967.
8vo. hardcover. 176pp. index, b/w plates. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

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

The Invasion Before Normandy. The Secret Battle of Slapton Sands
Hoyt, Edwin P.
Book Number: 68158
ISBN: 070902598x
Publisher: Hale, London 1987.
8vo. hardcover. 210pp. index, b/w plates. Very good, owner's inscription on fep. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

In Step with Sturt.
SWAN, Keith. and, Margaret Carnegie.
Book Number: 68157
ISBN: 0959636552
Publisher: Graphic Books, Armadale, Victoria, 1979.
Large 8vo. hardcover. 115pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good.
Price: $20.00

The Hoskins Saga
Hoskins,Sir Cecil
Book Number: 68156
Publisher: Sir Cecil Hoskins, Australia, 1969.
8vo. hardcover. 140pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $28.00

The Life and Death of John Price
Barry, John Vincent
Book Number: 68155
Publisher: 1964 Melbourne University Press.
8vo. 204pp. index. b/w illus. + b/w plates. very good/very good d/w.
Price: $25.00

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

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

To the Desert with Sturt: A Diary of the 1844 Expedition
Brock, Daniel George
Book Number: 68151
ISBN: 0909112002
Publisher: The Royal Geographical Society Of Australasia South Australian Branch, Adelaide1975.
8vo. hardcover. 222pp. colour frontis. Very good+. / Very good d/w with faded spine.
Price: $28.00

Dig. A Drama of Central Australia
Clune, Frank
Book Number: 68150
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

A Jubilee History of the Municipality of Botany 1888 - 1938
Jervis, James & Flack, Leo
Book Number: 68149
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 Lore of the Lyrebird
Pratt, Ambrose
Book Number: 68148
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

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

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

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

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
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

Sydney Tech
Book Number: 68143
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
Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co. 1860-1861, London, 1860
4 volumes 8vos. hardcovers, b/w illus. Good, some foxing.
Price: $200.00

Blue Gum Flat to Budewoi: The Story of Wyong Shire's Wonderful Valleys, Lakes and Beaches.
Swancott, Charles.
Book Number: 68141
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

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
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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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