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Book Id: 02anf0531

Price: $24.60

Title: The Exploration and Pioneering of Australia's Northern Territory : Australian History. FRONTIER TERRITORY

Author: Glenville Pike, SIGNED by the author on the title page

Publisher: Self pub. by the Author, Qld, 1972, softcover 8vo, 396pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 4 Parts, 25 Chapters.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with slight bend in middle to book.

Description: Here you can read of ; 'The Era of Exploration' - 'Eldorado in the North' - 'The Men Who Tamed the North' - 'Australia's Northern Gateway' - an exciting factual story with valuable historical photos accompanying the chapters

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Book Id: 02anf0520

Price: $17.10

Title: EXPLORER WILLIAM DAMPIER by Lloyd 1966 FIRST EDITION Hardcover with dustjacket Illustrated VERY GOOD CONDITION

Author: CHRISTOPHER LLOYD, Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, presents him as the typical sailor of Stuart times

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1966, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 165pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS/ARTWORKS/MAPS, 10 Chapters, Select Bibliography & INDEX.

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing & edgewear.

Description: Captain William Dampier was in turn a buccaneer, a naval officer, an explorer and a natural scientist ( he developed geography, botany and meteorology). He sailed around the world three times. He was the first Englishman to visit Australia.

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Book Id: 02anf0513

Price: $13.40

Title: MELBOURNE SKETCHBOOK Series illustrations by WHITE text by Newnham 1967 FIRST EDITION Hardcover with dj

Author: Drawings by Unk White : Text by W H Newnham

Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1967, 1st Ed, hardcover 8vo with dj, 64pp., text and fine line drawing illustrations. Illustrated endpapers.

Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to solid cloth spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with an inscription to the 1/2 titlepp., in a clipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with edgewear and a few minor chips (see scan).

Description: Customs House ; Melbourne Club ; St James Old Cathedral; Menzies ; Victoria Market; Flemmington Racecourse; Scotch College ; Como House ; and many more....... YES! we combine items for postage so you will save.

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Book Id: 02anf0512

Price: $13,40

Title: PERTH SKETCHBOOK Series Text by Ward illustrations by Rigby 1966 FIRST EDITION Handcover with dustjacket

Author: Drawings by Paul Rigby : Text by Kirwan Ward

Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1966, 1st Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 64pp., text and fine line drawing illustrations.

Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to solid cloth spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in a clipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with edgewear and a few minor chips (see scan).

Description: St Georges Hall ; The Deanery ; Fremantle Asylum ; The Barracks ; Government House ; Fremantle Gaol ; and many more..... YES! we combine items for postage so you will save.

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Book Id: 02anf0509

Price: $12.40

Title: Barossa Valley SKETCHBOOK from the Sketchbook Series illustrated by McLeod 1974 Hardcover with dustjacket

Author: Drawings by Jeanette McDonald Text by Colin Thiele

Publisher: . Rigby, Adelaide, 1974, hardcover 8vo with dj, 64pp., text and fine line drawing illustrations.

Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to solid burgundy cloth spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions,in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with edgewear and a few minor chips & marks(see scan).

Description: The heritage, churches and winemakers of the Barossa Valley, and much more --Billygoat Square, Langmeil, Ebenezer, Gramps, etc. YES! we combine items for postage so you will save. Check out my other SKETCHBOOK items

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Book Id: 02anf0508

Price: $13.40

Title: ADELAIDE SKETCHBOOK Series illustrated by McLeod 1969 Hardcover Dustjacket GOOD

Author: Drawings by Jeanette McLeod Text by Max Lamshed

Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1969, hardcover 8vo with dj, 64pp., text and fine line drawing illustrations.

Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to solid brown cloth spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with inscription in pen to titlepp., in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with edgewear and a few minor chips (see scan).

Description: St. Peter's Cathedral, S.P.S.C., Austral House, Mount Barker Mill, Scots Church, Archives Building and much more YES! we combine items for postage so you will save. Please contact us for reduced postage on this book.

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Book Id: 02anf0507

Price: $13.40

Title: SYDNEY HARBOUR SKETCHBOOK Series Text & line illustrations 1968 1st Edition Dustjacket

Author: Drawings by Unk White Text by Charles Sriber

Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1968, 1st Ed, hardcover 8vo with dj, 64pp., text and fine line drawing illustrations. illustrated endpapers.

Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to solid blue cloth spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor edgewear (see scan).

Description: Forts, funfairs, luxury flats, lighthouses, boatyards, the Opera House anbd much more... YES! we combine items for postage so you will save. Please contact us for special postage on this book.

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Book Id: 02anf0501

Price: $13.65

Title: AFTER THE ODYSSEY : A Study of Greek Australians

Author: Dr. Gillian Bottomley - senior lecturer in social anthropology, Macquarie University.

Publisher: University of Queensland Press, Studies in Society and Culture, St. Lucia, Qld, 1979, First Edition hardcover 8vo with 3 parts, 8 chapters, appends., tables, Index

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET which has been protected in a non-adhesive, transparent plastic cover.

Description: An in-depth study of Greek migration into Sydney based on a PhD. in Anthropology at Macquarie University.Tables : immigration figures; Marriage statistics; patterns of Interaction; Greek Traditions. Kinship terminology.

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Book Id: 02anf0494

Price: $48.40

Title: Encounters with THE AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION

Author: MICHAEL COPER Foreword by Sir Ninian Stephen Governor-General of Australia 1987

Publisher: CCH Australia Ltd, Sydney, 1987, hardcover Quarto without dj, 502pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, marbling design to eprs, 10 Chapters, Tables.

Condition:A very large, heavy Red cloth-bound hardcover with burgundy leather to spine & gilt title to spine & frcvr, brass v's to corners, slight rubbing to spine & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket.

Description: From the impact of the Constitution on the lives of a number of diverse individuals (Chapter one) to the various and mostly unsuccessful attempts to formally amend the Constitution. Tables of Cases B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS

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Book Id: 02anf0490

Price: $17.70

Title: SCARCE In the Beginning Was the Deed: Reflections on the Passage of Faust (ISBN: 0520044355 / 0-520-04435-5)

Author: Harry Redner senior lecturer in politics at Monash University in Melbourne FIRST EDITION

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley & London, 1982, 1st Ed, 326 pages, including appendices notes & index, hardcover 8vo w dj, chapters, illustrations, Index

Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped,GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing and edgewear.

Description: "Now that the collective death of mankind has become a possibility, no other thought can remain unimpared. Redner traces historically the onset of this acute state of Nihlism from what might be called the Faustian Revolution, symbolised by Faust."

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