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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
ISBN: 
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
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 Cruise of H.M.S. Galatea, Captain H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh, 1867-1868.
Milner, John, Brierly, Oswald W.
Book Number: 68163
ISBN: 
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.
BOWD, D.G
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
ISBN: 
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
ISBN: 
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
ISBN: 
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
ISBN: 
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
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


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 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


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
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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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