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Book Id: 02anf01560

Price: $22.80

Title: from SYDNEY COVE to DUNTROON A Family Album of Early Life in Australia

Author: JOAN KERR & HUGH FALKUS - History of the Ladies of the Campbell family

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London, 1982, First Edition, hardcover quarto with d/j, 128 pages, COLOUR PLATES & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, Chapters, Appendix I-II

Condition:Maroon cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: This unique volume of 19th century Australiana is based on the legacy of two remarkable women, both married into the Campbell family. Sophia Palmer and her daughter-in-law Marrianne Collinson Close. from the dustjacket.

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Book Id: 02anf01553

Price: $28.40

Title: ARTISTS and GALLERIES of AUSTRALIA by MAX GERMAINE - Updated Second Edition

Author: MAX GERMAINE - Author of 'Artists & Galleries of Australia & New Zealand'

Publisher: Boolarong, Brisbane, 1984, Revised Edition, hardcover quarto with d/j, 595 pages, over 3500 entries, COLOUR PHOTOS, Alphabetical List.

Condition:Burgundy clothbound hardcover with white title to spine & front cover, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with several tears & taped repairs, rubbing & edgewear.

Description: 'This new edition, now including over 3500 entries with meticulous updating of relevant intems in the first edition, is more than ever an essential reference. A tribute to the visual arts in Australia.' from d/j

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Book Id: 02anf01543

Price: $19.80

Title: SOME RECOLLECTIONS OF A HAPPY LIFE - Marianne North in Australia & New Zealand Edited Helen Vellacott foreword Thomas

Author: Marianne North in Australia & New Zealand Edited by Helen Vellacott - Foreword by Daniel Thomas INCLUDES NEWS CUTTING.

Publisher: Edward Arnold, Melbourne, 1986, 1st in this illust. ed., originally pub. 1892, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 128pp., exquisite COLOUR & B/W ARTWORKS throughout.

Condition:Grey cloth-bound hardcover with white title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, inscribed to front end paper, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing and edgewear.With Daily Telegraph news cutting.

Description: To give us a deeper understanding and appreciation of Miss North's journeys and of the people she met, Editor Helen Vellacott has added fascinating biographical sketches of the characters with whom she stayed & explanatory notes on the places she visited.

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Book Id: 02anf01542

Price: $14..80

Title: TROPICAL QUEENLSAND SKETCHBOOK - Drawings by AINSLIE ROBERTS Text by PETER NEWELL H/c D/j

Author: Text by PETER NEWELL - Drawings by AINSLIE ROBERTS - First Edition

Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1971, First Edition, slim 8vo with dj, 64pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, Maps to endpapers.

Condition:Green speckled cloth-bound Hardcover with title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN, TIGHT & ROBUST in GOOD CONDITION, no inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with rubbing & edgewear.

Description: Peter Newell tells Queensland's story in brisk and imaginative prose, illustrated by the finely-wrought and evocative sketches of Ainslie Roberts.

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Book Id: 02anf01540

Price: $SOLD

Title: JUSTICE versus SORCERY - Supreme Court Judge PAPUA NEW GUINEA 1928-1945

Author: Mr JUSTICE R T GORE C.B.E. - JUDGE GORE AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Publisher: Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, 1965, First Edition, Hardcover 8vo with d/j, 218 pages, B/W PHOTOS, 2 Parts, 32 Chapters.

Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to endpapers in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with rubbing & edgewear.

Description: 'In his autobiography Judge Gore tells of the problems of imposing the white man's law on a savage society imbued with age-old traditions of sorcery, ritual cannibalism, secret cults and barbaric practices.' from d/j.

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Book Id: 02anf01537

Price: $22.90

Title: EUREKA THE UNFINISHED REVOLUTION by Peter Fitzsimons 2012 Hc 1st Edition colour illustrations & photos, 696 pages.

Author: by Peter Fitzsimons, journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald. Author of over 20 books including Kokoda, Tobruk, Batavia and many biographies.

Publisher: Published in 2012, Random House Australia, First Edition, Hardcover, 15 chapters, epilogue, maps, notes, refs, index, colour plates, detailed text, illustrated enprs

Condition:Crisp blue/purple cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine, STRAIGHT< CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET with no marks, slight rubbing.

Description: In 1854, Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade. Though brief and doomed to fail, the battle is legend in both our history and in the Australian mind. Henry Lawson wrote poems about it.

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Book Id: 02anf01533

Price: $38.90

Title: Fourteen Journeys Over The Blue Mountains of New South Wales collected and edited by George Mackaness 1965 FIRST EDITION

Author: George Mackaness OBE MA Litt.D. D.Sc. FRAHS records of Blue Mountain NSW exploration 1813-1841

Publisher: Horwitz Publications/Grahame Book Co, Sydney 1965, FIRST EDITION, hardcover 8vo with dj ,14 sections, index, 273pp.

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in Very Good Condition in a clipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with rubbing and edgewear, intact & robust.

Description: The journeys of :Blaxland; Evans; Cox; Macquarie; Antill; Quoy, Gaudichard & Pellion; Hawkins; Barron Field; Lesson; Dumaresque; Backhouse; Darwin; Meredith and Stanger in the period 1813 to 1841

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Book Id: 02anf01530

Price: $Not for Sale

Title: Some Northern Homes of N.S.W. 1954 1st Edition HC Old Maps PHOTOS Hunter River and New England Districts Settlers RARE

Author: by G. Nesta Griffiths, Foreword by Kenneth Street, with wonderful OLD PHOTOS. Pencil margin notes by a family historian included (marginalia).RARE

Publisher: Shepherd Press, Sydney, 1954, First Edition, hardcover large 8vo, 151pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS & Tipped-in Frontispiece, Map to endpapers, 8 Chapters RARE

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover w gilt title to spine & gilt tree design to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, some slight age-toning to endpapers in a tattered partial dustjacket. Anotated in pencil

Description: In this volume, her fourth book on the history of people and places in New South Wales, G. Nesta Griffiths gives the story of some of the early settlers of the Hunter River and New England districts. This copy has pencilled annotations.

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Book Id: 02anf01529

Price: $Sold

Title: They Came as Strangers History of the DUN Family & related Bedwell Ward, Cook & other families of Early Australia SIGNED

Author: Loftus Dun, 1995, First Edition, ring-bound softcover with 197 foolscap pages,maps, b/w photos, family trees, family & district history. RARE

Publisher: published by the author 1995, First Edition, has reference to NLA data but no ISBN number, in 4 parts totalling 14 chapters with references, notes, family trees etc

Condition:Plastic ring-bound cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with occasional notes in pen & post-it notes by a related member of the BELL FAMILY, to whom the copy is dedicated by the author. RARE

Description: RARE RARE RARE A Very Good copy of this rare family history. BEDWELL, WARD,DUN, SCOUGALL, REYNOLDS, FAIRCLOTH, CUTTEN, CORK AND OTHER NORTHERN NSW FAMILIES. RARE RARE RARE RARE with FAMILY TREES & OLD PHOTOS & PORTRAITS

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Book Id: 02anf01524

Price: $Sold

Title: Australia QLD History LIFE & TIMES OF THE FAMILY OF W R (WILLIE) WALSH of CAMBOON Allan Sparks 2004 1st SIGNED Edition

Author: Allan Sparks SIGNED by the author and with a dedication to one of the BELL FAMILY, also SIGNED foreword by E T N BELL of Coochin Choochin QUEENSLAND

Publisher: privately published by the author to preserve the history of the WALSH BELL ROSS MARSH REID and associated families who arrived in Queensland in the mid-1800s RARE

Condition:Crisp ring-bound foolscap-sized large book of 156 pages with aplastic outer cover and many facsimiles and photo reproductions, in VERY GOOD CONDITION. There is a dedication by the author to one of the BELL FAMILY, who has made margin annotations in pen

Description: This is the history of the Walsh family who came to Camboon QLD in 1856 and were part of the formative years of Camboon Station. David, Mary & sons William (4) and John (2) sailed from Belfast as assisted immigrants on the "Mandarin" in 1838. RARE RARE

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