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Book Id: 02anf01521

Price: $14.60

Title: LET STALK STRINE compiled by AFFERBECK LAUDER 1965 for Stewnce, Vistas, New Strines ! Learn Strine Language ! Original !

Author: compiled by AFFERBECK LAUDER, Professor of Strine Studies, University of Sinny. Illustrated by Al Terego.

Publisher: Ure Smith, Sydney, 1965 reprint, 48pp. The only clear, straightfoward exposition of the STRINE language.

Condition:Paperback with slight marking to cover, re-glued at spine, in GOOD CONDITION with a name to the title page. MARE CHICK, LONGER RAY, SLY DROOL, SAG GRAPES, TERROR SOUSE etc etc etc LET STALK STRINE !!

Description: Do you have a Gloria Some ? What is an egg nishner ? Are you a tea nature ? What are sex ? Where cheque etcher longer ray? Professor Lauder knows the answers !

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Book Id: 02anf01500

Price: $14.10

Title: HISTORY of North Shore Sydney 1788 - 1983 by Les G Thorne, 3rd revised edition 1983 Ku-ring-gai Chatswood Willoughby etc

Author: Les G Thorne. This revised edition was first published in 1968 and has become the classic Northern Sydney history. Edited by Leslie Jillett

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1983 revised 3rd edition, 14 chapters, append., refs., index, 222pp.

Condition:Crisp card-bound softcover, clean & tight in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions and a little darkening to the pp. edges.

Description: From the Harbour to Hornsby, the tale of such names as the Pymble, Milson, Wollstonecraft, Fidden and Blue families of the North Shore, and many more !

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Book Id: 02anf01489

Price: $18.70

Title: AUSTRALIAN HISTORY : Assisted Migrants to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land to 1832

Author: Society of Australian Genealogists

Publisher: Society of Australian Genealogists, September 1957, Limited Edition of 50 copies published

Condition:Book No. 3 of SAG publications, September 1957 16 pages, #7 of 16 copies, signed by an officer of SAG

Description: compiled from OFFICIAL RETURN ordered by the House of Commons 20 Aug 1833. Refer National Library of Australia 3983455. Gives Full name, occupation, number in family and amount of assist, with summary.

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Book Id: 02anf01476

Price: $SOLD

Title: Some NORTHERN HOMES of N.S.W. RARE by G. Nesta Griffiths - Foreword by Kenneth Street

Author: G. Nesta Griffiths - Author of "Point Piper Past and Present" - "Some Houses and People of N.S.W." - "Some Southern Homes of N.S.W."

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

Condition:Green cloth-bound h/c with gilt title to spine & gilt tree to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, some slight age-toning to eps, in an unclipped GOOD DJ with foxing to inside, a few tape repairs & tears & edgewear.

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.

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Book Id: 02anf01471

Price: $25

Title: The NAMBUCCA - a tourist guide to the Nambucca Valley 1984 ?9th Edition PHOTOS Maps Local Stories

Author: compiled by the Nambucca Guardian with the assistance of Nambucca Shire Council, District Foresters and the Maritime Services Board

Publisher: The Nambucca Guardian News, 128 pages, articles, photos, maps, tide charts

Condition:Crisp softcover, tightly bound with a few cover marks, in GOOD plus CONDITION

Description: Aborigines, History, Tours, Maps, Industry, Medical, Education, Boating, Fishing, Clubs - OLD PHOTOS in Black & White

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Book Id: 02anf01470

Price: $25

Title: The NAMBUCCA - a tourist guide to the Nambucca Valley 1980 5th Edition PHOTOS Maps Local Stories

Author: compiled by the Nambucca Guardian with the assistance of Nambucca Shire Council, District Foresters and the Maritime Services Board

Publisher: The Nambucca Guardian News, 136 pages, articles, photos, maps, tide charts

Condition:Crisp softcover, tightly bound with a few cover marks, in GOOD plus CONDITION

Description: History, Tours, Maps, Industry, Medical, Education, Boating, Fishing, Clubs - OLD PHOTOS in Black & White.

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Book Id: 02anf01469

Price: $25.00

Title: The NAMBUCCA - a tourist guide to the Nambucca Valley 1979 4th Edition PHOTOS Maps Local Stories

Author: compiled by the Nambucca Guardian with the assistance of Nambucca Shire Council, District Foresters and the Maritime Services Board

Publisher: The Nambucca Guardian News, 136 pages, articles, photos, maps, tide charts

Condition:Crisp softcover, tightly bound with a few cover marks, in GOOD plus CONDITION

Description: Aborigines, History, Tours, Maps, Industry, Medical, Education, Boating, Fishing, Clubs - OLD PHOTOS in Black & White.

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Book Id: 02anf01468

Price: $25.00

Title: The NAMBUCCA - a tourist guide to the Nambucca Valley 1977 2nd Edition PHOTOS Maps Local Stories

Author: compiled by the Nambucca Guardian with the assistance of Nambucca Shire Council, District Foresters and the Maritime Services Board

Publisher: The Nambucca Guardian News, 128 pages, articles, photos, maps, tide charts

Condition:Crisp softcover, tightly bound with a few cover marks, in GOOD plus CONDITION

Description: Aborigines, History, Tours, Maps, Industry, Medical, Education, Boating, Fishing, Clubs - OLD PHOTOS in Black & White.

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Book Id: 02anf01463

Price: $16.40

Title: RIVER OF GOLD The Story of the Palmer River GOLD RUSH CAPE YORK QUEENSLAND

Author: HECTOR HOLTHOUSE - Author of 'S'Pose I Die'

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1973, Queensland Classic Edition, 1st pub. 1967, softcover 8vo, 217pages, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, 17 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, slightly shook with 1 page reglued in (all intact), CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with previous owner's name to title page, slight age-toning to endpapers.

Description: 'The goldrush at Palmer River, on Cape York, lasted about seven years in the 1870s, but with 35,000 diggers it was this country's wildest while it lasted.' From The Bulletin.

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Book Id: 02anf01462

Price: $18.80

Title: MARY REIBEY - MOLLY INCOGNITA - Emancipist Extraordinaire

Author: NANCY IRVINE - A Biography of Mary Reibey 1777 to 1855 and her World

Publisher: Library of Australian History, NthSydney, 1987, reprint with expanded Preface, 1st pub.1982, softcover 8vo, 161pages, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, 2 Parts, 11 Chapters & INDEX

Condition:Illustrated softcover with faded title to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr.

Description: Mrs Irvine presents the piquant story of the plucky Lancashire lass who went adventuring seeking anonymity as a 'boy', of her transportation to NSW in 1792, her marriage in 1794 to Thomas Reibey, went onto become a successful merchant in 19th century Syd

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