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1 ADVICE TO A YOUNG LADY IN THE COLONIES Being a Letter Sent from Mrs E of England to Maria MacArthur in the Colony of NSW in 1812
Greenhouse 1979 0909104190 / 9780909104191 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Narrow book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
2 ALL SAINTS NEWTOWN 1862-1987
Melbourne All Saints Anglican Church 1987 Paperback Very Good 
Stapled binding, local history of the parish church All Saints Anglican Church Newtown, Victoria. Layout of church, clergy, windows and church vessels. 100gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages 
Price: 16.30 AUD
 
 
3 AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES Number 107 October 1996
University of Melbourne 1996 Paperback Very Good 
Title page has copyright stamp. ; Clean text, no creases, paper starting to yellow. Articles on Japan's occupation of Portuguese Timor, Norman Lindsay; Melbourne's Royal Arcade, Women as head of family 1828 census. Tribute to Russel Ward. ; Vol. 27; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
4 AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES number 108 april 1997
University of Melbourne 1997 Paperback Very Good 
1inch closed tear spine edge of title page which has copyright stamp. ; Clean text, no creases, paper starting to yellow. Articles on Govt assisted migration from UK in 19th century, Responses to wife desertion in Vic goldrush, Rocks Sydney 1788-1820; AFL1996 Centenary Celebrations; Elizabeth Kenny. ; Vol. 28; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
5 Australian Horseracing Annual 1969
Sydney Playfair Publishing Group First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
350p, contains Directory of Australian Raceclubs, index of runners and race results in Sydney and Melbourne, feature races, list of outstanding performances and TAB statistics. Cover is torn and worn, and taped over tears. ; 8vo 
Price: 10.39 AUD
 
 
6 BEYOND THE SMOKE : FIRES, DESTRUCTION AND IMAGES OF HOPE ( INTERVIEWS BY DANNY LANNEN
Halls Gap (vic) FOGGS 2007 0646471767 / 9780646471761 Paperback Very Good 
Surface wear to front cover where inner flap rubs. ; Glossy colour photos depict the calamity and impact of the 2005/2006 bushfire that destroyed much of the Grampians National Park in western Victoria. Interviews with those affected, personal accounts testament to their strength to rebuild. 600gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
7 CANBERRA UP-TO-DATE A Guide for Visitors and Businessmen Giving Useful, Up-To-Date Facts about Australia's National Capital
Canberra Rampart Publishing First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Pre 1966 edition, directory with foldout map - never used, stapled binding. 250gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages 
Price: 18.78 AUD
 
 
8 Collins Street Independent Church Congregational
Melbourne Collins Street Independent Church Soft Cover Very Good Illustrated by Baxter, Evelyn M 
20p stapled binding, illustrated history of the Collins Street Independent Church, a Melbourne landmark. ; 8vo 
Price: 13.63 AUD
 
 
9 Directory of Old Haleians
Victoria Australian Alumni 1998 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
232 pages. Lists names and occupations of a an independent Perth Private school.; 8vo 
Price: 17.50 AUD
 
 
10 HERITAGE AUSTRALIA Summer 1985 #4
Canberra Australian Council of National Trusts Paperback Very Good+ 
Journal of the Australian Council of National Trusts. Articles on: Norfolk Island, paddle steamers River Murray, shipyards of early Sydney, flowers after Ash Wednesday, Rainforests of NSW, Ipswich colliery, old Melbourne Gaol, paper houses, Arthur Head Fremantle. And more. 250gms weight. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 50 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
11 HERITAGE AUSTRALIA Winter 1987 #2
Canberra Australian Council of National Trusts Paperback Very Good+ 
Journal of the Australian Council of National Trusts. Articles on: Hermannsburg Mission, Coolart bird sanctuary, Italians in Australia part 2, Fremantle buildings, Kirmington birthplace of Henry Kendall, St Johns Canberra, Cemeteries South Australia. And more. 250gms weight. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 50 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
12 MAFFRA PAST AND PRESENT
Maffra and District Historical Society Paperback Very Good 
Mark on cover where sticker removed. ; Oblong shape, stapled binding with historic b/w photos 125gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.43 AUD
 
 
13 MILDURA IT STARTS WITH THE RIVER Official Visitors' Guide 2005 - 2006. Your Complete Guide to Mildura, Wentworth and Surrounds
Mildura Mildura Tourism Inc 2005 Paperback Very Good 
Stapled booklet, glossy colour photos, tourism and business guide to popular area. Maps, local business and tourist attractions. Foldout map. 200gms weight; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages 
Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
14 MURRAY RIVER ACCESS [CARTOGRAPHIC MATERIAL] : GUNBOWER ISLAND, COHUNA, BARHAM-KOONDROOK, MURRABIT. a spatial visions guide
Melbourne Spatial Vision 2006 095812406x / 9780958124065 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Rubbing to spine edge of cover. ; Stapled binding, colour maps. Guide containing maps of the Murray River region between Gunbower Island and Murrabit. Includes highways, roads, tracks, parks, beaches, waterbodies and wetlands with recreational facilities. Advertisements (b/w) for accommodation near this stretch of river. "Gunbower Creek, Gunbower Island canoe trail, houseboats, fishing, boating, camping, picnic areas." Includes index of map coverage. 120gms weight ; Murray River Map Series; Vol. 4; Charts; Oblong Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall 
Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
15 Pictorial History of the Blue Mountains
Katoomba Blue Mountains City Council 1974 Third Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Unpaginated, b/w drawings of scenic attractions and histoic buildings in Blue Mountains area west of Sydney. Stapled binding. Oblong shape; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 
Price: 10.50 AUD
 
 
16 RECORDS OF THE CASTLEMAINE PIONEERS
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Covered in clear plastic, unclipped jacket. 
Index. Pasted in authentification Certificate opposite title page - one of 1,000 specially certified copies only, signed by J Gaulton (President) with seal of the Committee, 1972-3. Survivng old residents and pioneers arrivals in Castlemaine prior to 1855 were invited to record their experiences in the goldrush era. In the 1920s the records were transcribed and later formed the basis for the published book with historic b/w illustrations. 800gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Signed by Compiler 
Price: 39.00 AUD
 
 
17 SHOWING FACE Chinese Identity in Regional Victoria from 1850s to Federation. a Travelling Exhibition Produced by the Golden Dragon Museum November 2000
Bendigo, Victoria Golden Dragon Museum 2000 Paperback Very Good 
Signed by Russell Jack Director of Golden Dragon Museum 2001. Stapled booklet with historic b/w photos of early Chinese in regional Victoria with text. Attracted during the gold rush many remained, intermarried and made a valuable contribution to the development of Victoria pre-federation. 100gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Signed by Associated 
Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
18 The History of Port MacQuarie
Port Macquarie Hastings District Historical Society Soft Cover Good 
64p stapled binding, softcover with flaps illustrated booklet, has map of early settlement..; B&W Photographs; 16mo 
Price: 10.39 AUD
 
 
19 THE KNOX GRAMMARIAN 3rd Term, 1954. No 72
Wahroongah Knox Grammar School 1954 Paperback Very Good; Front cover has slight vertical reading crease. Yellowed paper 
Stapled booklet with b/w illustrations, school house photos, Old Boys section, with photos of 3 old boys killed in WW2 with short career notes, lists of engagements, marriages, births, death notices. Sections on prose, poetry, art, news from various school clubs and teams. Speech day prize winners. 180gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages 
Price: 21.50 AUD
 
 
20 THE VICTORIAN ORCHID CLUB - SOUVENIR OF THE ORCHID EXHIBITION MELBOURNE, SEPTEMBER, 1954
Melbourne Victorian Orchid Club 1954 Paperback Very Good 
Dogeared lower corner first 3 pages, yellowed paper. Stapled to inside back cover hand written orchid food notes. ; Stapled booklet with colour photos of orchids, articles on hybridizing, orchid composts, list of trophy winners, 48 pages. Aim of the Grand Orchid Exhibition is to interest the general public in the growing and beauty of orchids. Historic advertisements from: TAA, MOBILOIL, PETERS ICECREAM. Article on 40 years of Preston Motors (Melb) ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 48 pages 
Price: 41.50 AUD
 

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BAREFOOT IN LOGAN VILLAGE : TALES OF LIFE ON THE LOGAN An Anecdotal and Oral History of the Logan Village District
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MORNINGTON PENINSULA IMAGES Photographic Essay by Sandra Geyer
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