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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


The Genesis of Queensland : An Account of the First Exploring Journeys to and Over the Darling Downs : The Earliest Days of Their Occupation ; Social Life ; Station Seeking ; the Course of Discovery, Northward and Westward; and a Resume of the Causes Etc by Henry Stuart Russell

Brisbane, QLD, Australia: A. Green, 2011. A facsimile copy of the 1888 first edition with the addition of a names index and a ships index. 636 pages plus indexes and fold out maps. Heavy book (2.2kg). . FACSIMILE EDITION (Number 4 of 200) . Full Le...

From Terra Australis Books


Drums of Mer: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 6) by Idriess, Ion L

Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1939. Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 522gms, 378 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 6 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the autho...

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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


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


Blast the Bush; Too Long in the Bush; Bush Bashers; Beating About the Bush; Still in the Bush; End of an Era (6 vols # 41 of 50 Signed Sets) by Beadell, Len

Adelaide: Corkwood Press 1999-2003 Special Editions 6 vols 8vo, 1999 Very Fine leather-bound matching set of all six of Len Beadell's often humorous autobiographical writings detailing his pioneering road-building projects throughout the Central Austr...

From N & A Smiles


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


A manuscript petition signed by 54 'householders and members of the German Lutheran Congregations of Klemzig and Hahndorf' on 26 May 1842, seeking to have Pastor Kavel licensed as an Officiating Minister under a new 'Act for Regulating Marriages in the Province of South Australia' by [KAVEL, Pastor August]

Foolscap folio, a bifolium, comprising the half-page petition with three neat columns each of fourteen signatures below it; a further twelve signatures on the verso; third page blank; fourth page docketed. Four horizontal folds, with very slight wear to ...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers


Savage Life in Central Australia by G. Horne and G. Aiston

Brisbane, QLD, Australia: A. Green, 2009. 184 pages with 90 b/w illustrations and fold out map. The customs , habits and beliefs of the Wonkonguru and their neighbours, east of Lake Eyre. First published in 1924 this is a facsimile edition limited to 250...

From Terra Australis Books


My Army, O My Army by Henry Lawson

Tyrrells, Sydney, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Norman Lindsay. Cover and loose colour insert by Norman Lindsay. Special Limited Edition of 250. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and...

From Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books


The Early History of Rockhampton, Dealing Chiefly with Events Up Till 1870 by J.T.S. Bird

415 pages. First published in 1904. . FACSIMILE EDITION. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ...

From Terra Australis Books


Madman's Island by Ion Idriess

Uralla, NSW, Australia: Idriess Enterprises Pty Ltd, 2002. 228 pages with b/w frontispiece. First published in 1927 this is a facsimile edition of 250 copies. . FACSIMILE REPRINT OF FIRST EDITION . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6&frac3...

From Terra Australis Books


Early Experiences in South Australia by Hawker, James C

Adelaide: E.S. Wigg & Son. 1899. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good Condition. Some minor marks to spine [barely visible]. Double column format. Black & White frontispiece. Previous owner's neat stamp to prelims. Small mark to pag...

From Adelaide Booksellers


A Queenly Colony - Pen Sketches and Camera Glimpses by William Henry Traill

Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 1901. Rebound. 142 pages with b/w illustrations and 2 maps. A look at early Queensland, Australia. . Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Small Folio. ...

From Terra Australis Books


Ghost Guide to Australia, The by Davis, Richard

Moorebank, NSW: Bantam Books, 1998. Softcover, first edition, 554g, 432pgs. Presented geographically for ease of reference, the stories cover all kinds of buildings and locations, both public and private. Where appropriate the author includes information ...

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