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Rare Australiana Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

There are some very rare and special books in the Biblio Rare Book Room, and if you love all things Australia, you should definitely look through the rare Australiana books section below. From signed, first-edition books to one of a kind documents to the Australian government, there are plenty of fascinating rare and antique books about Australia in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

The Australian Guerrilla (6 Books in slipcase = Shoot to Kill, Sniping, Guerrilla Tactics, Trapping the Jap, Lurking Death, The Scout) by Ion Idriess

Uralla, NSW, Australia : Idriess Enterprises Pty Ltd, 1999. This reprint of the hard to find books of The Guerrilla series is limited to 500 copies. This set comes in a slipcase with the title in gilt to the spine. . FACSIMILE LIMITED EDITION. Soft ...

From Terra Australis Books


The Cyclopedia of South Australia (2 volumes complete) by Burgess, H.T

Adelaide: Austaprint. 1978. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Some very light foxing to top edge and endpapers. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt to face and spine. Two (2) volume set. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs...

From Adelaide Booksellers


The Aldine History of Queensland in Two Volumes by W. Frederic Morrison

Sydney, NSW, Australia: The Aldine Publishing Company , 1888. Rebound with new spines. General wear to boards. Gilt edges. Previous owners name to minor title page of both volumes. Colour and b/w illustrations. "Embracing sketches and portrait...

From Terra Australis Books



Osboldstone & Co., 1923-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. in x in x in. This listing should have a photo: if not, check our Facebook photo album called ""Books in Stock"" (Browsers' Bookstore in Corvallis). Cover title: The Story of Nuttybub and Nittersin...

From Browsers' Bookstore


On the Mountain by Peter Dombrovskis - Richard Flanagan - Jamie Kirkpatrick

Hobart, TAS, Australia: West Wind Press, 1996. Jacket spine has 4cm tear with surrounding damage. 144 pages with colour photos. Mount Wellington with photos by Peter Dombrovskis. . Limited Edition (Number 1150 of 1500) . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good...

From Terra Australis Books


Madman's Island: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 12) by Idriess, Ion L

Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1939. Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 508gms, 253 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 12 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the auth...

From Reading Habit


Lonely Lands: Through the Heart of Australia. With Portrait, Map, and 84 Photographic Illustrations By the Author by Birtles, Francis E

Sydney: N.S.W. Bookstall Company, 1909. xv, 224 pages plus 16-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Leaf xiii and leaf xv (the list of illustrations) have been transposed. B/w map and 84 photos by Birtles. Rebound in brown cloth with gilt titling on the...

From Tapsell's Books and Music


Discoveries in Australia; with an Account of the Coasts and Rivers explored and surveyed during the Voyages of H.M.S. 'Beagle', in the Years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43... Also a Narrative of Captain Owen Stanley's Visits to the Islands in the Arafura Sea by STOKES, John Lort

London: Boone, 1846. First Edition. Hardcover. London, Boone, 1846. Octavo, two volumes, [2] (inserted advertising leaf for this work), xii, [ii] (list of charts, verso blank), [ii] (errata, verso blank), 522 (last blank), 8 (publisher's catalogue) p...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers


Friendly Mission. The Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834 [plus Supplement] by Plomley, N.J.B

Hobart: Tasmanian Historical Research Association. 1966[Supplement 1971]. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. Blue cloth boards. Endpaper maps. Illustrated with Black & White maps. Includes separate s...

From Adelaide Booksellers


THE STORY OF AUSTRALIA Past and Present: In Pen and Picture in Six Volumes [The Empire Builders' Edition Published by Subscription] by Colwell, James - Author Vols 1-3 and Editor of Vols 4-6

Sydney: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company (Australasia) Limited. 1925. Small Quarto Size. Very Good Condition. Lovely deep brown boards with copper-look embossing to face. The light coloured patches behind the ship are a little rubbed on some volume...

From Adelaide Booksellers


Lasseter's Last Ride: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 1) by Idriess, Ion L

Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1939. Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 516gms, 251 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 1 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the autho...

From Reading Habit


History of Australasia by D.M Blair

McGready, Thomson & Niven, 1879. Good. Settlement and history of NSW, Victoria, SA, Queensland, WA, Tasmania and NZ, with some account of Fiji and New Guinea. Leather embossed cover and spine in red, gilt title on edge and Advance Australia coat...

From ebygum


Heroes with Haloes: St Kilda's One Hundred Greatest by Holmesby, Russell

Caringbah: Playright Publishing, 1995. Quarto. 296 pages. Profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. ...

From Tapsell's Books and Music


A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699. by Dampier, William

London: James Knapton, 1703 162 pages, followed by index and five pages of publishers' ads. Folding map at frontispiece, plus four tables/maps and ten natural history plates. Vol. III in Captain William Dampier's adventure series stands alone, t...

From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps


Geographic Travels in Central Australia from 1872 to 1874 by GILES, Ernest

Melbourne: Printed for the Author by McCarron, Bird, 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Melbourne, Printed for the Author by McCarron, Bird, 1875. Octavo, [iv], 223 pages plus a large folding map (320 x 570 mm). Original blind-stamped dark green...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers


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