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Author: Louise Tiffany Daley with foreword by Prof J S Ryan (U of NE, a biography of the author and new historical photographs.
Publisher: Richmond River Historical Society, Lismore, 2011, REVISED SECOND EDITION, 200pp., maps, b/w photos, foreword, biography, 11 chapters, bibliog., Index.
Condition:Crisp stiff-card large 8vo softcover, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION
Description: First published in 1966, the definitive history of the Richmond River district of Northern NSW. A revised addition with a new biography of Daley by local historian Robyn Braithwaite and twice as many historical photos. Funded by RAHS and Arts NSW.
Author: Iaen McLachlan,
Publisher: Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, second printing by Uptin Print of Port Macquarie, June 2002, 28 chapters 7 appends, index, 242pp, b/w photos, drawings, maps.
Condition:A crisp large paperback, perfectly bound, no inscriptions, in VERY GOOD Condition with slight cover rubbing.
Description: A History of the Port Macquarie region of coastal NSW from Aboriginal occupation through to Penal station history and later settlement and development.
Author: by JOHN MOORHEAD, signed by Bishop Shearman
Publisher: pub. by Cathedral Restoration Committee, Grafton NSW, 1984, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 8 Chapters, illustrated with a few pages of B/W Photos, Notes, 163p
Condition:Crisp red/brown cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a few marks to outside bottom page edges, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: This book tells of people and places, of the church in Grafton and on the Clarence, with a glance at the big coastal diocese the cathedral serves. Signed by the 7th Bishop of Grafton.
Author: Jock Makin, historian and cattleman.
Publisher: Weldon Publishing, Sydney, 1992 revised edition, illustrated quarto hardcover, 26 chapters, illustrated with colour & b/w photos, graphs, tables etc, 192pp.
Condition:Crisp, clean hardcover in Very Good Condition, carefully protected in a professional, non-adhesive plastic cover with no inscriptions.
Description: The Big Run tells the rich and fascinating story of Victoria River Downs Station in the Northern Territory. It is an engrossing and meticulously researched account of a large piece of Australia's pastoral heritage
Author: Dr Timothy Joseph O'Leary CBE, RFDS.
Publisher: Amphion Press, Department of Child Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children's Hospital Brisbane, Q 1988 FIRST EDITION.
Condition:An illustrated hardcover with no inscriptions, in Very Good Condition. 180 pages with mild fox-spotting to endpapers.
Description: Dr Timothy O'Leary became the RFDS's Medical Officer in Charters Towers in 1953. With great energy and enthusiasm he expanded the medical cover in the Peninsula.This tells of his trials and tribulations, successes and tragedies. Published posthumously.
Author: by Simon Rintel with photography by D Galea and V Peril
Publisher: Two Inspire, Double Bay, NSW, 2004 FIRST EDITION Hardcover oblong 8vo, photographic cover & endpapers, 10 chapters, colour plates, map, 170pp.
Condition:Crisp hardcover STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions
Description: HISTORY*BEAUTY*PEOPLE-walkers, riders, runners, cyclists, wheelchairs, sports, families, lovers,artists, dog owners. WILDLIFE*FOOD*EVENTS*THE TRUST* map
Author: John Gunter SYDNEY HARBOUR HISTORY, NSW Australian Ships, Ferries of Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River
Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1978, FIRST EDITION, Hardcover oblong quarto with dj, with fine b/w and colour illustrations, 80pp.
Condition:Crisp green hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & ROBUST in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET.
Description: A tribute to the 'Golden Age" of Sydney's Ferries, this book carefully details the history of the ships of Sydney Harbour, the classic steamers and the future of the Ferry.
Author: Douglas Baglin & Yvonne Austin
Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1976, FIRST EDITION, large hardcover quarto (4to) with dj, 31 chapters, colour & B/w photos, 192pp. Photo endpapers.
Condition:Crisp brown cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & ClEAN in Very Good Condition, in a Good Dustjacket,rubbed & with edgewear, now protected with a professional plastic cover
Description: Sydney sandstone: Animals & Vegetation, Aborigines, European settlement, Stonemasons, Public Buildings, Roads, Monuments, Tombstones, Clocks , Lighthouses, Hotels, etc etc etc... a detailed classic reference.
Author: THOMAS KENEALLY - Prize winning Australian author - The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2009, First Edition, Volume I, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 628pages, COLOUR ARTWORKS & ILLUSTRATIONS, 34 Chapters & INDEX.
Condition:Green clothbound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, pale green endpapers, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight edgewear.
Description: The story begins by looking at European occupation through Aboriginal eyes as we move between the city slums and rural hovels of eighteenth-century Britain and the shores of Port Jackson.
Author: JOHN STANLEY JAMES - Author of The Vagabond & Julian Thomas - Edited and an Introduction by Michael Cannon
Publisher: Melbourne University Press, 1969, Abridged Edition, 1st pub. in 5 Vols in 1877-8, hardcover 8vo with dj, 274pages, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 6 Parts & Index
Condition:Black clothbound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name stamp to front endpaper, brown endpapers, slight age-toning to front endpapers in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET.
Description: The vagabond shocked respectable citizens with his lively reporting of scandalous situations. His accounts of middle class behavior are equally revealing, as this selection shows. from dj.