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Report on Geological Explorations in the West and North-west of South Australia. Also, Contributions to the Palaeontology of South Australia.

By: Brown, H.Y.L.; Etheridge, R.

Price: $240.00 USD

Publisher: Adelaide, Government Printer: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4633

Condition: Very Good


17 pages, 3 plates and a folding coloured geological map showing route travelled in order to ascertain the approximate boundary of the mesozoic artesian water-bearing strata, in the north-western portion of South Australia. Original brown wrappers. View more info

Reports on Coal-Bearing Area in Neighborhood of Leigh's Creek. Also: Description of Some South Australian Silurian and Mesozoic Fossils.

By: Brown, H.Y.L.; Etheridge, R.

Price: $240.00 USD

Publisher: Adelaide, Government Printer: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4634

Condition: Nearly Very Good


14 pages, 1 coloured folding map, two coloured folding sections, 3 plates. Rare in the original wrappers. Small institutional stamp on front cover. View more info

Image for Further Geological Examination of Leigh's Creek and Hergott Districts, Also, Report Upon a Shale Deposit in the Encounter Bay District, By the Government Geologist, Also Papers on South Australian Lower Silurian and Mesozoic Fossils.

Further Geological Examination of Leigh's Creek and Hergott Districts, Also, Report Upon a Shale Deposit in the Encounter Bay District, By the Government Geologist, Also Papers on South Australian Lower Silurian and Mesozoic Fossils.

By: Brown, H.Y.L.; Etheridge, R.

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: Adelaide, Government Printer: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4635

Condition: Nearly Very Good


14 pages, 1 coloured folding map, 1 section, 1 plate. Rare in the original wrappers. Small institutional stamp on front cover. View more info

Terra Australis Cognita: or, Voyages to the Terra Australis or Southern Hemisphere, during the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries. Containing an account of the manners of the people, and the productions of the Countries [.]

By: Callander, John

Price: $3,250.00 USD

Publisher: 1766

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6370

Condition: Good


3 volume set. vi,2,viii,516; [4],692; [2],iv,745pp., original maps missing, volumes I and II have facsimiles of the maps, no map in volume III. Ex-General Assembly Library New Zealand with a small gilt stamp on spine and a larger one on the front cover. Front cover vol. I starting, front cover vol. III detached. Important collection of voyages publ;ished before Captain Cook's voyages. 41 relations of voyages, some for the first time in English. View more info

The Eureka Stockade: The Consequence of Some Pirates Wanting on Quarter-deck a Rebellion.

By: Carboni, Raffaelo

Price: $8,400.00 USD

Publisher: Melbourne, Printed for the author by J.P. Atkinson and Co.: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6520

Condition: Good


1st edition. 2 l., [title page and Nota Bene] 126p, page size 20.5cm. Edges reinforced on 3 margins and neat repairs, pages 97 to 104 unevenly trimmed without loss, page 113/114 printed askew and trimmed with loss of the last or first letters in the last three lines of the text. Some foxing, browning and creases mostly on front and back pages. Lacking its original paper covers it has been bound into a maroon cloth binding with gilt spine title [which has been misdated 1885]. The Eureka Stockade was the culmination of civil disobedience in the Ballarat region during the Victorian gold rush with... View more info

Charles & Elsa Chauvel: Movie Pioneers.

By: Carlsson, Susanne Chauvel

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6474

ISBN: 0702222518

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 194 pages, hundreds of illustrations. Australian movie pioneers who made movies between 1926 and 1955. View more info

Solo to Sydney.

By: Chichester, F.C.

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Hamilton: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4880

Condition: Very Good


208 pages, frontispiece and 9 b/w plates, part of dust wrapper with description of the book pasted on front endpaper. Dedication on front endpaper:"To Eric Riddiford with the author's compliments Dec. 1930" View more info

The RAAF in Vietnam: Australian Air Involvement in the Vietnam War 1962-1975

By: Chris Coulthard-Clark

Price: $140.00 USD

Publisher: St Leonards, NSW, Allen & Unwin: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009194

ISBN: 1863733051

Condition: Very Good


440 pages, b/w photos. View more info

The Taxonomy and Species of Birds of Australia and Its Territories.

By: Christidis, Leslie and Walter E. Boles

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Hawthorne East, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union: 1994

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller ID: 007359

ISBN: 1875122060

Condition: Very Good


112 pages View more info

How Old is Your Grandma? The History of the Beechworth Lodge of St. John No. 14 and her Involvement in the Progress of Freemasony in North East Victoria.

By: Clarke, Stan

Price: $48.00 USD

Publisher: Beechworth, 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007408

Condition: Fine


172 pages, b/w illustrations. Old name on title page. View more info

Notes on Azurite Crystals from Broken Hill.

By: Cohen, Miss F.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Royal Society of New South Wales: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 4807

Condition: Good


p. 577-583, 2 plates, Reprinted from Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, Vol. XLIV. Offprint, dibound from a larger volume, lacks rear wrapper. View more info

Butterflies of Australia.

By: Common, I. F. B.; Waterhouse, D. F.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Moss Vale, NSW, Australia, HarperCollins Publishers Australia: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 4883

ISBN: 020714236X

Condition: Good


xiv, 682 pages, colour and b/w plates, drawings, distribution maps. Ex-library copy, dust wrapper in plastic cover. View more info

Hand Book of South Australia. Colonial and Indian Exhibition London 1886. South Australia: Sketch of its History & Resources. A Handbook

By: Conigrave, John Fairfax

Price: $130.00 USD

Publisher: Adelaide, Government Printer: 1886

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 008965

Condition: Good


vi, 2 illustrated title pages, 39 plates, map of Adelaide. Ex-General Assembly Library New Zealand with a gilt stamp on front cover and spine. Leather spine has wear at top and bottom, ca. 1cm missing at the top. View more info

Notes on the Guyra Lagoon, N.S.W.

By: Cotton, Leo A.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Linnean Society of New Souty Wales: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4832

Condition: Good


5 pages, one plate. Offprint from the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 1909, Vol. xxxiv, part 2. Disbound from a larger volume. View more info

Metasomatic Processes in a Casserite Vein from New England.

By: Cotton, Leo A.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Linnean Society of New South Wales: 1909

Seller ID: 4898

Condition: Good


offprint from the proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. p. 220-232, 9 b/w photos, lacks rear wrapper, disbound from a larger collection of articles. View more info

The Keilor Archaeological Area.

By: Coutts, P.J.F.; Cochrane, R.M.

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria Archaeological Survey: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007989

Condition: Fine


21 pages, map, drawings, photos. The Keilor Archaeological site is locatd about 16km north of Melbourne near the junction of the Maribyrnong River and Dry Creek. View more info

One Of Australia's Daughters: An Autobiography.

By: Cowie, Harrison Lee

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Temperance Publishing House: 1909

Seller ID: 6666

Condition: Very Good


188 pages, frontispiece photo of the author. Lacks front fly leaf, old name and inscription on half-title page, lacks a small piece at the top of the contents page (but no loss of text). Cowie was the president of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Australia and advocated sexual purity in marriage. View more info

Recollections : Australia, England, Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand

By: Cox, Alfred

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008584

Condition: Good


272 pages. Old inscription on verso of title page, small holes on side of spine, front board mottled. Reminiscence of New South Wales, the potato famine in Ireland, Dublin, Belfast, Galway, Limerick, Kilarney, Cork, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania in 1847, Canterbury, Auckland, Nelson, Christchurch, Timaru, India, Taranaki, Taupo, Waikato, Maori, and many Australian and New Zealand politicians of the time. View more info

Australian Art Auction Records 1993-1995.

By: Craig, Edward D. (compiler)

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Sutherland, Australian Art Sales: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6016

ISBN: 0646147870

Condition: Fine


445 pages, a few illustrations. Name on front endpaper. Also includes New Zealand artists and auctions. View more info

First Visitors to Bass Strait.

By: Cumpston, J.S.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Canberra, Roebuck Society: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007560

ISBN: 095008588X

Condition: Very Good


viii, 103 pages, maps, b/w photos. View more info

Game Fishing Off the Australian Coast.

By: D'Ombrain, Athel

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2774

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 230 pages, many wonderful b/w photos of fishing scenes, caught fish, fishing gear etc. Wonderful book on big game fishing. View more info

Voyage de Guillaume Dampier aux terres Australes, à la Nouvelle Hollande, &c. fait en 1699. Où l'on trouve la description des Isles Canaries, des Isles de Mayo & S. Jago, de la baye de Tous les Saints, des forts & de la ville de Bahia dans le Bresil, &c.

By: Dampier, Guillaume [William]

Price: $2,950.00 USD

Publisher: Amsterdam, Paul Marret: 1705

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 5537

Condition: Good


274 pages plus 14 pages index. 2 folding maps, 4 folding coastal views, 9 plates (some folding). All present. Professionaly rebacked, retaining the original boards and parts of the original spine. The title page states that this is "tome IV". Volumes I, II and III cover Dampier's first voyage to Australia, his second voyage is covered in volumes IV and V. This volume contains an account of his voyage from the departure in England in January to the departure from Australia at the beginning of September 1699. The account of Australia, including the first description of a Kangaroo, is com... View more info

Supplément du voyage autour du monde, contenant une description d'Achin, ville de Sumatra, du Royaume de Tonquin & autres places des Indes, & de la Baye de Campêche ou il est traite des differens Terroirs de tous ces Pais, de leurs Ports, des Plantes, des Fruits, & des Animaux qu'on y trouve: de leurs Habitans, de leurs coutumes, de leur Religion, de leur Gouvernement, de leur Negoce etc. enrichi de cartes & de figures en Taille-douce. [with] Suite du Voyage autour du Monde, avec un Traite des Vents qui regnent dans toute la Zone Torride. Enrichi de Cartes & de Figures. Tome II.

By: Dampier, Guillaume [William]

Price: $1,200.00 USD

Publisher: Amsterdam, Paul Marret: 1711

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 007347

Condition: Good


[vi], 217; [x], 148 pages. 2 Parts bound in one volume. The first part has the publication date 1711, the second part has 2 title pages, one is dated 1713, the other one is dated 1715. The first part has a frontispiece, 3 plates and 2 maps. The second part has a frontispiece and 2 incomplete maps of which only one half is present. View more info

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

By: Dampier, William

Price: $2,750.00 USD

Publisher: London, James Knapton: 1703

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 5538

Condition: Very Good


[24], 162, [14] pages. 4 coastal views, 10 plates, the world map is missing (a facsimile is included). Professional modern binding in archival leather, 5 raised bands, new endpapers. Title pages states :"Vol. III". This is the First edition of Dampier's second voyage to Australia. First description of a kangaroo on page 123: "The Land-Animals that we saw here were only a sort of Racoons, different from those of the West-Indies, chiefly as to their legs; for these have very short fore Legs; but go Jumping upon them as the others do, and like them are very good meat.". Full title... View more info

Master Mariner: The Story of Captain Harold Chesterman

By: David Nunan, Peter Jones

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Rockhampton, Central Queensland University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009720

ISBN: 1921274123

Condition: Fine


237 pages, photos, maps. View more info

On Our Selection!

By: Davis, Arthur H ("Steele Rudd")

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, The Bulletin Newspaper: 1902

Seller ID: 007090

Condition: Good


vii, 232, ix-xix. 3rd printing of the first edition. B/w illustrations by A.J. Fischer, A.H. Fullwood, G.W. Lambert, Fred Leist, F.P. Mahony, and Alf. Vincent. Covers a little soiled, wear at top and bottom of spine, old name and date on front endpaper. View more info

Notes on the Geology of King Island, Bass Straits.

By: Debenham, F. [Frank]

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Royal Society of New South Wales: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 4810

Condition: Good


p. 561-675, one map. Reprinted from Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, Vol. XLIV. Offprint, disbound from a larger volume, lacks rear wrapper. View more info

Australia in the War of 1939 - 1945, Series One: Army. Volume VI: The New Guinea Offensives.

By: Dexter, David

Price: $24.00 USD

Publisher: Canberra, Australian War Memorial: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008416

Condition: Very Good


xx, 851 pages. Library markings on endpapers and title page but no markings on the binding. View more info

Voices from the Ships: Australia's Seafarers and Their Union

By: Diane Kirkby

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales University Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008757

ISBN: 0868409022

Condition: Fine


432 pages, many b/w illustrations. Sticker on title page: "from the personal collection of Iam D Dymock, QSM, founder member and lifetime president of tyhe Merchant Navy Association (Wellington Branch) Inc". View more info

Who's who in Australia 1980.

By: Draper, W. J. (editor)

Price: $16.00 USD

Publisher: Melbourne, The Herald and Weekly Times: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2644

Condition: Good


927 pages, ex-library copy, clean, lacks front endpaper View more info