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516. Macartney, Frederick T. (1955). Furnley Maurice (Frank Wilmot). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 106 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, pages lightly toned, slight loss spine ends & corners jacket (edges torn & repaired, little faded), minor edgewear. Frank Leslie Thompson Wilmot, who wrote as "Furnley Maurice" - in addition to his significance as an Australian poet - was prominent throughout that interesting period of transition from the horse-and-buggy days to modern times. He was a manager at the famous Cole's Book Arcade in Melbourne for many years. The author had a long and close friendship with his fellow poet. Our Book No: 23934. $10 AUD.

517. MacCowan, Ian (1992). The Tramways of New South Wales: A Pictorial and Detailed History of the Horse, Steam, Cable and Electric Passenger Tramways in the First Formed State of Australia (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Oakleigh: Ian A. MacCowan. 152 pp. Paperback large quarto (29.5 x 21 cm), very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, maps, rubber stamp. An amazingly detailed pictorial history of the long-gone tramways of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0949600253. Our Book No: 12570. $22 AUD.

518. MacDermott, Marshall (1969). A Brief Sketch of the Long and Varied Career of Marshall MacDermott, Esq., J.P., of Adelaide, South Australia [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 189]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 53 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, printed boards (red cloth spine), minimal edgewear. (Facsimile edition of a pamphlet originally published in 1874. Unstated limited edition.) The author, an army officer, was a pioneer farmer and banker in Western Australia, arriving in 1830. He lived in South Australia from 1846 to 1877. He contributed magnificently to banking (Bank of Australasia), education, church and parliamentary affairs. "These papers are written solely for private distribution amongst relatives and special friends; and, as my family is rather numerous and dispersed, the necessity arises of having them printed." Our Book No: 13420. $10 AUD.

519. MacDonnell, Freda (1975). The Glebe: Portrait and Places. Sydney: Ure Smith. 136 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good jacket), minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed). A local history of the Sydney inner western suburb of Glebe. The Glebe (or St. Phillip's Glebe) was 400 acres given to the Church of England (Reverend Richard Johnson) by Governor Arthur Phillip in the earliest years at Port Jackson. It was church property until it evolved into one of Sydney's fashionable 19th -century suburbs, then a shabby and over-crowded area, before finally becoming trendy again. ISBN: 0725402296. Our Book No: 17052. $20 AUD.

520. MacInnis, Peter (2015). Not Your Usual Bushrangers. Melbourne: Five Mile Press. 266 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white illustrations, top corner tip rear cover little creased, minor edgewear corners. This original book is written by wilderness walker, traveller and award-winning writer. About Australia's earliest and little-known bushrangers who for the most part were murderous thugs with few likeable traits. The book ventures beyond the Wild Colonial Boy, the Kelly Gang, Thunderbolt, Moonlite and Ben Hall and friends. ISBN: 9781760065690. Our Book No: 29024. $25 AUD.

521. Macintyre, Stuart (1999). A Concise History of Australia (1st ed) [Cambridge Concise Histories]. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 320 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. First edition. Australia is the last continent to be settled by Europeans, but it also sustains a people and a culture tens of thousands of years old. For much of the past 200 years the newcomers have sought to replace the old with the new. Describes how they imposed themselves on the land, and how they brought technology, institutions and ideas to make it their own. It relates the advance from penal colony to a prosperous free nation. Illustrates how, in a nation created by waves of newcomers, the search for binding traditions has long been frustrated by the feeling of rootlessness. Now, with the realisation that colonisation began with invasion, present-day Australians are - more than ever before - coming to terms with their past and recognising the need to redefine and reposition Australia in a changing world. ISBN: 0521625777. Our Book No: 14813. $15 AUD.

522. Mackaness, George (1976). Robert Louis Stevenson: His Association with Australia [Australian Historical Monographs (New Series)]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 37 pp. Paperback trade, flexible cover, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, few black & white drawings (& text-photo). Our Book No: 15419. $10 AUD.

523. Mackaness, George (1979). The Van Diemen's Land Warriors, with an Essay on Matthew Brady [Australian Historical Monographs (New Series)]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 32 pp. Paperback, minimal cancelled EX-LIBRARY, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet, flexible cover, black & white text-photos, library marks (rubber stamp, spine annotation). Originally published in a limited edition, 1944. This is a later reprint. Includes a facsimile copy of the "The Van Diemen's Land Warriors or the Heroes of Cornwall; Satire in Three Cantos by Pindar Juvenal" published in 1827. Our Book No: 3533. $10 AUD.

524. Mackaness, George (1979). Some Fictitious Voyages to Australia [Australian Historical Monographs (New Series)]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 16 pp. Paperback trade, flexible cover, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, full-page black & white drawing. Our Book No: 15415. $10 AUD.

525. Mackaness, George (editor) (1965). Fourteen Journeys Over the Blue Mountains of New South Wales 1813 - 1841. Sydney: Horwitz - Grahame. 273 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, jacket little marked (base spine stained, edgewear, small edge tears), edges lightly foxed, owner's written name. Collected and edited, with notes and commentary by George Mackaness. Originally published separately in three limited edition monographs. Only two main routes lead west from Sydney - Blaxland's over the Blue Mountains (followed by road and rail) and Bell's Line over the Kurrajong and along the northern side of the Grose Valley, which for many years had been a rough stock route. The present volume gathers the first-hand narratives of 14 parties who recorded their experiences over the two tracks that led to the opening of the great pastoral lands of Western New South Wales. One of the accounts is by Charles Darwin who visited Australia during his Beagle voyage. the others include the early explorers Blaxland, Evans and Macquarie - as well as settlers such as Mrs Meredith. Our Book No: 17260. $20 AUD.

526. Mackaness, George (editor) (1976). Murray's Guide to the Gold Diggings: The Australian Gold Diggings: Where They Are and How to Get Them (Facsimile ed) [Australian Historical Monographs (New Series)]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 56 pp. Paperback trade, flexible cover, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, centre-page black & white drawing. A reissue of a facsimile of a pamphlet originally published in London in 1852. Our Book No: 15417. $12 AUD.

527. Mackaness, George (editor) (1978). Fourteen Journeys Over the Blue Mountains of New South Wales 1813 - 1841 (3 parts) [Australian Historical Monographs]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 98 + 102 + 75 pp. Each booklet: Paperback trade, flexible card covers, stapled, very good condition, minor edgewear. Part 1: cover corner creased. Collected and edited, with notes and commentary by George Mackaness. Originally published in 3 parts in 1950-51, and here reissued in 3 parts. Only two main routes lead west from Sydney - Blaxland's over the Blue Mountains (followed by road and rail), and Bell's Line over the Kurrajong and along the northern side of the Grose Valley, which for many years had been a rough stock route. Gathers the first-hand narratives of 14 parties who recorded their experiences over the two tracks that led to the opening of the great pastoral lands of Western New South Wales. The 14 reports are: Blaxland, Evans, Cox, Macquarie, Antill, Quoy, Gaudichaud & Pellion, Mrs Hawkins, Barron Field, D'Urville & Lesson, Anonymous, Backhouse, Charles Darwin (during his voyage on the Beagle), Mrs Louisa Anne Meredith, and Mrs Sophie Stanger. Our Book No: 13362. $20 AUD.

528. Mackinolty, Judy (editor) (1981). The Wasted Years: Australia's Great Depression. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 273 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, tables, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Twelve historians, economists and political scientists trace the impact of the Great Depression of the 1930s in Australia, and re-examine the causes and panaceas. A collection of letters gives a first-hand contemporary account of how one man faced unemployment. A statistical supplement provides the raw data for reassessment of the social and economic impact. The comprehensive bibliography on the Great Depression will be an invaluable research aid. ISBN: 086861131X. Our Book No: 22300. $10 AUD.

529. Magoffin, Richard (1987). Waltzing Matilda: The Story Behind the Legend (Revised, illustrated ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 132 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour photos, minor foxing edges & endpapers, tiny hole top edge near spine rear cover & few pages, minor edgewear. The story behind Australia's favourite song Waltzing Matilda. The Queensland bushman, author, historian and teacher has devoted 20 years of his life to researching the story behind the legend. As seen on ABC-TV's "A Big Country". ISBN: 0642530475. Our Book No: 23092. $10 AUD.

530. Maguire, Marie (1985). Where Sheep Once Grazed: A Town Emerging on Land where Sheep Once Grazed (1st ed) [Leeton]. Leeton, NSW: B. H. Maguire. 104 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark flyleaf. The author explores some of the events which coloured Leeton's history and influenced the town and district in rural New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0959090614. Our Book No: 21581. $12 AUD.

531. Manley, Ken R. (2006). From Woolloomooloo to Eternity: A History of Australian Baptists: Volume 2: A National Church in a Global Community (1914 - 2005) (1st ed) [Studies in Baptist History and Thought]. Milton Keynes: Paternoster Press. 856 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. This pioneering study describes the quest of Baptists in the different colonies to develop their identity as both Australians and Baptists. The Baptist story is traced from their beginnings in 1873 with the first baptisms in Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney, in 1832, down to modern times. Changes and continuities, achievements and failures, are carefully analyzed and related to the wider social, political and cultural context. ISBN: 184227404X. Our Book No: 23995. $50 AUD.

532. Manne, Robert (2001). In Denial: The Stolen Generations and the Right (Quarterly Essay, Issue 1). Melbourne: Schwartz Publishing. 113 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner tip rear cover creased, minor edgewear. The first issue of Quarterly Essay (then called Australian Quarterly Essay). Later published as a book. A brilliant polemical essay that provides a succinct history of how Aborigines were mistreated (removed from their parents by Government policy), and an exposure of the right-wing conservative journalists who deny this history. Our Book No: 4089. $10 AUD.

533. Martinuzzi O'Brien, Ilma (editor); Macca, Laura (translator) (1988). Australia's Italians 1788 - 1988. Melbourne, Carlton: Italian Historical Society / State Library of Victoria. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, few colour illustrations, black & white text-photos & a few drawings, minor edgewear, spine ends little rubbed, top of spine slightly bumped, tiny scuff spine ends. This book is part of the Bicentennial Exhibition ("Australia's Italians 1788 - 1988") which is part of "Italy on Stage", a series of cultural events promoted by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The black & white photos, manuscripts, examples of craftsmanship and original documents help to tell their story. ISBN: 0949034010. Our Book No: 29411. $35 AUD.

534. Mason, H. G. B. (1980). Darkest Western Australia: A Treatise Bearing on the Habits and Customs of the Aborigines and the Solution of the Native Question: A Guide to Out-Back Travellers (Facsimile ed). Perth, Victoria Park: Hesperian Press. 68 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spine little faded, covers lightly rubbed, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. Facsimile of a book originally published by Hocking & Co., Kalgoorlie, in 1909. Mainly about Aboriginal customs to assist travellers in the outback. Dedicated to the prospectors of Western Australia. ISBN: 0859050149. Our Book No: 26541. $15 AUD.

535. Matthews, Jill Julius (2005). Dance Hall and Picture Palace: Sydney's Romance with Modernity (1st ed). Sydney: Currency Press. 342 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings & photos, covers lightly scratched, top corner front cover creased, few tiny marks top edge & flyleaf, minor edgewear corners. This fascinating book is set between the depressions of the 1890s and the 1930s. The author describes the innovative marketing techniques that provoked cultural elites to deplore commercialisation. The flappers were a part of the glamour and decadence of modern city life. Sydney's people embraced a cosmopolitan identity as modern Australian citizens of the world. ISBN: 0868197556. Our Book No: 29466. $25 AUD.

536. Mawson, Douglas (2002). The Home of the Blizzard: The Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911 - 1914 (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Wakefield Press. 438 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, sketches, maps, frontispiece, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. A facsimile of the popular abridged edition of this classic tale of Antarctic exploration. ISBN: 1862543771. Our Book No: 4000. $20 AUD.

537. Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish; Hood, Susan (2001). Pack of Thieves? 52 Port Arthur Lives (1st ed). Port Arthur, TAS: Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority. 127 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white vignettes, minor edgewear. George Arthur, Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) from 1824 - 1836 created an intricate system of convict management. This book charts the lives of 52 prisoners who served time at the Port Arthur prison in the 1830s. It looks at the impact of transportation upon their lives and charts the ways in which they negotiated a passage through the labyrinthine penal colony. ISBN: 095793940X. Our Book No: 22727. $10 AUD.

538. Maynard, John; Lycett, Joseph (artist) (2014). True Light and Shade: An Aboriginal Perspective of Joseph Lycett's Art (1st ed). Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 168 pp. Paperback large wide quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour illustrations (reproductions), tiny dent front cover, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author is a Worima man from the Newcastle region of New South Wales. This special book is filled with beautiful images by convict artist Joseph Lycett. The images capture Aboriginal cultural practice and connection to place. Joseph Lycett encompasses land management, hunting and gathering practices, interactions with Europeans, family life, dances, funeral rituals, and punishment. The author uses his own knowledge and insight for his exploration of the drawings, and adds this insight to the fascinating story of Lycett. ISBN: 9780642277084. Our Book No: 29381. $40 AUD.

539. Mayo, Kent (1993). She'll Be Right, Mate - Tools That Shaped Australia: An Exhibition by Uralla Historical Society at McCrossin's Mill, Uralla, NSW. Uralla, NSW: Kent Mayo / Uralla Historical Society. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, pale yellow paper, printed one side page only, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Our Book No: 12706. $15 AUD.

540. McAfee, Robert J.; Dawes, Lt. William (1978). Dawes's Meteorological Journal [Bureau of Meteorology Historical Note, no 2]. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS). 30 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, card cover, single-colour text-photos & drawings & maps, minimal edgewear, microfiche in rear pocket, bookplate. In 1977, a journal by Lieutenant William Dawes was discovered, which records the first systematic Australian meteorological records (1788 to 1791) in the new Sydney settlement. A complete microfiche copy of the journal is in the rear pocket. (Bookplate of Victor Crittenden, Canberra book publisher.). ISBN: 0642016852. Our Book No: 17148. $30 AUD.

541. McBryde, Isabel (editor) (1978). Records of Times Past: Ethnohistorical Essays on the Culture and Ecology of the New England Tribes [Ethnohistorical Series]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 286 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, tables, figures, colour frontispiece, maps, rear pages cream paper, base spine little bumped, bottom edge rubbed, minor edgewear. Heavy. The essays in this book discuss the Aboriginal culture in the New England region of New South Wales (NSW) in the contact period and the last decades of the 19th century. The editor of the essays has an interest in the ethnohistory of New England through her own research into the prehistory of the region. ISBN: 0855750677. Our Book No: 28040. $70 AUD.

542. McBurney, Yvonne (1989). Burrawang and Beyond (3rd ed). Dubbo, NSW: Yvonne McBurney. 40 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, publisher sticker, sticker mark front cover. Third edition. Biography of the McGrath family, who helped found the town of Burrawang, NSW, plus details about other nearby towns in the Southern Highlands (such as Berrima). ISBN: 0908053118. Our Book No: 11015. $10 AUD.

543. McCormick, Anne; McDonnell, Derek; Wantrup, Jonathan (1992). Hordern House: Voyages - Natural History. Sydney: Hordern House. Unnum pp. Paperback wide octavo, card cover (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos. An illustrated Sydney bookseller's catalogue of 110 antiquarian natural history, travel and exploration books for sale. Loosely inserted: list of offer prices, and order forms. ISBN: 1875567046. Our Book No: 15660. $25 AUD.

544. McCubbin, Wilma; McCubbin, Ken (2010). Our Place: Curragh, Dunnwell, Glynburn, Pucawan and Quandary. Temora, NSW: Council of the Shire of Temora Heritage Committee. 416 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear corners. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is collection of stories, newspaper articles, drawings and photos from the Curragh, Dunnwell, Glynburn, Pucawan and Quandary areas (Temora Council, rural New South Wales). It is also the history of five schools and districts. The book is published 100 years after the opening of the Pucawan Hall and also 100 years after the auction of the 114 blocks of land which were to be the township of Quandary. ISBN: 9780975243657. Our Book No: 27935. $25 AUD.

545. McCulloch, Julie (1992). Ghosts of Port Arthur (2nd ed). Port Arthur, TAS: A. D. Simmons. 40 pp. Paperback, very good condition, card cover, black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear. Cover subtitle: A detailed account of the sightings of apparitions and unexplained occurrences at Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania (old convict goal), from the 1870s to the present day. ISBN: 0646071017. Our Book No: 3718. $10 AUD.

546. McDonald, Charles (1980). Stories of the Peninsula: Manly-Warringah. Sydney, Hornsby: Child & Henry Publishing. 120 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, crease front cover, few tiny creases rear cover, pages lightly toned, front cover & spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. A report on the Manly-Warringah area (on Sydney's northern beaches). These articles, which first appeared in the Manly Daily newspaper, cover a wide and interesting range of subjects from the time of the first European settlement to the recent past, with places and personalities figuring largely throughout. ISBN: 0867770805. Our Book No: 26672. $10 AUD.

547. McDonald, D. I. (1990). The Shire of Harden: A History of Local Government 1890 - 1990. Harden, NSW: Harden Shire Council. 102 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, sticker mark front cover, minor fading front cover. This centenary tribute reports on the formation and early years of local government in both the Municipality and Shire of Harden, central New South Wales. ISBN: 0731681088. Our Book No: 24945. $30 AUD.

548. McDonald, Ross (2010). On Solid Rock: A History of Christ Church Lavender Bay (1st stated ed). Sydney: Ross McDonald. 249 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black boards (gilt lettering front & spine), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing top edge. The story of Christ Church, Lavender Bay, which originated as a Sunday school conducted by the colonial artist and local resident, Conrad Martens in the Church of England school hall in Union street, North Sydney. Almost 13 years went by before their plans to make this a permanent Christ Church were realized and the first service was on 1st June 1872. This wonderful book has many photos and details of the work that has gone into preserving this site as Christ Church. (Loosely inserted: Appendix 1, p. 209.). ISBN: 9780646535623. Our Book No: 29610. $40 AUD.

549. McDonald, W. G. (editor) (1979). Earliest Illawarra By Its Explorers & Pioneers (Reprint ed). [Wollongong]: Illawarra Historical Society. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, light wear base spine, staples lightly rusted, spine lightly rubbed, minor foxing few pages, edges lightly toned. This very informative booklet was published to commemorate the sesquicentenary (150th anniversary) of settlement in the Illawarra region, surrounding Wollongong, New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0909164053. Our Book No: 26539. $15 AUD.

550. McFadyen, Kerry; Wran, Neville (foreword) (1999). Pinetrees Lord Howe Island 1842 - 1992: A Brief History of the Andrews-Nichols-Kirby Families (Reprint ed). Lord Howe Island: Pinetrees. 76 pp. Paperback small oblong, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minimal edgewear. This very special family history was written to celebrate 150 years of the authors' family, who, together with all the other families and their descendants have taken their stewardship of the Island seriously. There are references in the literature to conservation measures taken by the Islanders as early as 1869. ISBN: 0646101897. Our Book No: 27139. $15 AUD.

551. McGonigal, David (1990). The Australian Geographic Book of the Kimberley (1st ed). Sydney, Terrey Hills: Australian Geographic. 159 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, lift-out map MISSING, otherwise very good condition, maps, colour text photos (some full-page), front cover corner lightly creased. The first edition of this comprehensive illustrated guide to the Kimberley's history, geography, Aboriginal people, early settlers, communications, primary industries, national parks and wildlife. It also leads you along the two roads that traverse the area, and explores the coast. With over 160 exceptional photographs and detailed maps, this book is an invaluable guide to the magnificent Kimberley. ISBN: 1862760055. Our Book No: 13582. $20 AUD.

552. McGonigal, David (2003). The Australian Geographic Book of the Kimberley (3rd ed). Sydney, Terrey Hills: Australian Geographic. 159 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), lift-out map MISSING, maps, colour text-photos (some full-page), few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, spine ends & corners lightly rubbed. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This is the new revised third edition of this most comprehensive guide to the Kimberley region (northernmost Western Australia). Includes history, geography, Aboriginal people, early settlers, communications, primary industries, national parks and wildlife. It also leads you along the two roads that traverse the area, and explores the coast. With over 160 exceptional photographs, detailed maps this book will be an invaluable guide to the magnificent Kimberley. ISBN: 1862760527. Our Book No: 23973. $28 AUD.

553. McGregor, Alasdair (1998). Mawson's Huts: An Antarctic Expedition Journal (1st ed). Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 194 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, few black & white photos, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This book is artist and photographer McGregor's personal account of the trials and triumphs of living and working in the windiest place on earth. Vivid descriptions of landscape and wildlife are intertwined with reflections on the history and significance of a great Australian and his vision in this rare glimpse of Antarctica, past and present. ISBN: 0868066532. Our Book No: 23971. $25 AUD.

554. McIntyre, Kenneth Gordon (1984). The Rebello Transcripts: Governor Phillip's Portuguese Prelude. London: Souvenir Press. 257 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, top edge faintly foxed, pages toned as usual, old price marks, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Reveals the little-known fact that Arthur Phillip spent three years in the Portuguese Navy and fought the Spanish in South America, before he brought the First Fleet to Australia and became first Governor of New South Wales (NSW). By the author of "The Secret Discovery of Australia". ISBN: 0285626035. Our Book No: 11878. $15 AUD.

555. McKenna, Mark (2002). Looking for Blackfellas' Point: An Australian History of Place (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 269 pp. Paperback large octavo, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear, spine lightly faded, sticker mark front flyleaf. This book is a history for every Australian who is interested in the story of settler-Australian relations with indigenous people. Blackfellas' Point lies on the Towamba River in south-eastern New South Wales. ISBN: 0868406449. Our Book No: 26144. $26 AUD.

556. McKenzie, Valerie (1980). A Scent of Gum Leaves: Early Australian Gardens. Sydney, Chatswood: Centennial Publications. 80 pp. Hardback large oblong octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, endpaper map, top spine lightly bumped, minor edgewear. An enchanting selection of historical Australian gardens, organised by state. ISBN: 0959498249. Our Book No: 12048. $10 AUD.

557. McKenzie, Valerie; McKenzie, Timothy (1984). A Glimpse of Ghosts: Mysterious Places and Haunted Houses of Early Australia. Sydney: Centennial Publications. 160 pp. Hardback narrow octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, few colour photos, endpaper maps, top edge & reverse side jacket little foxed, minor edgewear, minimal annotation (tick mark). The authors and illustrators have travelled all around Australia to collect stories and photographs, and to sense the mystery of haunted houses and strange places visited. ISBN: 0959498230. Our Book No: 15911. $15 AUD.

558. McLachlan, Mat (2007). Walking With the Anzacs: A Guide to Australian Battlefields on the Western Front (1st ed). Sydney: Hachette Australia. 336 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, black & white photos, minor creases covers, minor edgewear corners covers & few pages. This book presents well-illustrated walking tours across 14 of the most important battlefields of WW1 and easily accessible walking routes. Combing moving quotes revealing the experience of war for the common Aussie digger with easy-to-follow directions, this book allows anyone to visit the battlefields and walk in the footsteps of the first Anzacs. ISBN: 9780734409072. Our Book No: 28617. $20 AUD.

559. McLachlan, Noel (1989). Waiting for the Revolution: A History of Australian Nationalism. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 388 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, full-page black & white cartoons, spine little faded as usual, page edges toned as usual, minor edgewear corners, old price marks, autograph (on loosely inserted compliments card). A controversial book by an academic historian, who traces the origins and distinctive features of Australian nationalism, and contends that the Gallipoli myth fulfilled Australia's revolutionary cult of the blood sacrifice. (Loosely inserted: Compliments card from the author, apparently to an unnamed historian cited in the book, stating that some historians will be displeased with this book.). ISBN: 0140089268. Our Book No: 3883. $25 AUD.

560. McLaren, Glen (2000). Big Mobs: The Story of Australian Cattlemen (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press (FACP). 391 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minimal foxing fore-edge, minimal edgewear. Published in association with the Research Institute for Cultural Heritage, Curtin University, Perth. Provides Australian stockmen the place they so richly deserve in pastoral and Australian history. From the lonely months on a long cattle drive to the boots they wore and the places they lived in, this comprehensive work provides a fascinating insight into a unique way of life. ISBN: 1863682473. Our Book No: 21922. $15 AUD.

561. McLaren, Ian F. (1989). Henry Tolman Dwight: Bookseller and Publisher. Melbourne, Parkville: University of Melbourne Library. 140 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, card cover, stencilled, black & white illustrations. (Limited edition, 300 copies.). ISBN: 0732502462. Our Book No: 16564. $50 AUD.

562. McPherson's (1961). Ajax Handbook of Bolts, Nuts, Rivets, Screws, Spikes, Washers, Pole Line Hardware and Other Fasteners (Revised ed). Melbourne: McPherson's Ltd / Ramsay, Ware Publishing Pty Ltd. 192 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white photos, figures, tables, single-colour drawings (blue background with white drawings), bottom edge lightly rubbed, top spine lightly bumped, rear cover lightly marked, pastedowns & flyleaves lightly foxed, tiny annotation top corner front cover. This handbook has been prepared for the engineering industry. In addition to details of bolt dimensions and weights, technical information has been included covering manufacturing processes, bolt and thread specifications, breaking and working loads, tightening, finishes and the like. A great book for anyone interested in the history of Ajax products, or in collecting hardware catalogues. There is a photo of part of the Sydney Harbour Bridge where five million Ajax rivets were used. Our Book No: 23036. $15 AUD.

563. Mead, Tom (1999). Man is Never Free: Martyrs of Injustice (New ed). Sydney: Dolphin Books. 239 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Estimated date: 1999 (Trove catalogue). Cover subtitle: "The enthralling true story of the Tolpuddle martyrs - rural labourers convicted on a legal technicality - sentenced to seven years transportation to Australia for daring to start one of Britain's first trade unions". ISBN: 0958532524. Our Book No: 20200. $12 AUD.

564. Meader, Chrys; Cashman, Richard; Carolan, Anne (1994). Marrickville: People and Places. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 200 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper photos, spine little faded jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), minor edgewear, old price marks. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Cover subtitle: "A social history of Marrickville, Newtown, Camperdown, Petersham, Stanmore, St Peters, Tempe & Dulwich Hill". Outlines the history of this inner west Sydney municipality of Marrickville, which includes the listed town centres. Companion volume to "Marrickville: Rural Outpost to Inner City" (1990). ISBN: 0868065595. Our Book No: 3875. $25 AUD.

565. Meagher, Brian E. (2016). Family of Richard Henry Bingham Sr & Wife, Emma Starkey from Birmingham, England (Also Hardman Appendix): Book 3. Springwood, NSW: Brian Meagher. 68 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, diagrams, minor edgewear. The author is the great-great-grandson of Richard Hardman Bingham (1886 - 1947). The purpose of the book is to provide the Bingham family with their history. This Bingham Book no. 3) concerns his mother's paternal side. The other side of his parents, Edward Meagher and Aileen Bingham, are included in three other books. ISBN: 9780994190222. Our Book No: 29554. $18 AUD.

566. Meagher, Margaret (editor); Wilkinson, Katherine (concept) & Herman, John (foreword) (1985). Painted Panorama 1800 - 1870 (1st ed). Sydney: Blaxland Gallery. 143 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations, bottom corner rear cover & last two pages creased, small dent top edge rear cover, minor edgewear. This catalogue has been sponsored by Grace Bros in commemoration of their Centenary 1885 - 1985. The paintings are from the collection of the Mitchell Library, the Dixson Library, and the Dixon Galleries of the State Library of N.S.W. ISBN: 0958963207. Our Book No: 22107. $20 AUD.

567. Medway, V. M. (1986). Queenwood: The First Sixty Years 1925 - 1985: A History (1st ed). Sydney, Parramatta: V. M. Medway / Printed by Macarthur Press. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, red boards (silver lettering), very good condition, black & white text-photos, faint foxing edges, fore-edge title page lightly foxed, autograph (author's written name & digit front free endpaper). (No 599 of an unspecified limited edition.) The charming story and history of Queenwood, a girls school at Mosman, Sydney. (No ISBN printed in book.). ISBN: 1862522448. Our Book No: 25449. $22 AUD.

568. Meher-Homji, Kersi; Walters, Doug (foreword) (2001). Dramatic Debuts and Swan Songs (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 168 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner front cover & few pages creased. The author has made a personal selection of some of the most famous and/or dramatic debuts and farewells in test, first-class and international cricket history. Illustrated with sometimes rare photos, meticulously researched and written with clarity and a twinkle in the eye, this book is a rich and fascinating source of cricketing lore. ISBN: 0733310214. Our Book No: 24935. $20 AUD.

569. Melville, Henry (1970). Convicts of Van Diemen's Land. Brisbane: Australian Publishing Co. 188 pp. Paperback wide, very good condition, flexible cover, minor edgewear. Consists mainly of a reprint of a book by Henry Melville (1800 - 1874), written in 1835, while in jail in Hobart Town (see page xv). Describes in detail life in Van Diemen's Land at that time, during the administration of Lieut. Governor Colonel George Arthur. The preliminary pages consist of revealing commentary about convicts, including extracts from notes by an officer of the Convicts Department, Port Puer. (Estimated date, 1970. Trove catalogue.). Our Book No: 17118. $15 AUD.

570. Melville, Henry; Mackaness, George (editor) (1978). The History of Van Diemen's Land from the Year 1824 to 1835, Inclusive during the Administration of Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur (Parts 1 & 2) [Australian Historical Monographs (New Series)]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 60 + 60 pp. Each booklet: Paperback, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), flexible cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos. (Parts 1 & 2 of a 3-part set.) Melville was the editor of the "Colonial Times", and was imprisoned because an article he wrote had offended Lt-Gov. Arthur. Our Book No: 15069. $10 AUD.

571. Meredith, John (1986). The Coo-ee March: Gilgandra - Sydney 1915 (New ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, frontispiece map, music scores at rear, black & white text-photos, top edge faintly foxed, minor edgewear, copy 1. This is the story of the great recruiting march from Gilgandra to Sydney in the latter half of 1915. Twenty-six men left the little Western town on the Castlereagh River. They were feted at each town on the route, and the story of their march has become part of the official war history of Australia. The author has recorded the story of the march step by step. He tells it first-hand from the lips of the last survivors - Leslie Greenleaf of Dubbo (since deceased) and Ernest May of Lithgow who joined the march at Wongarbon. ISBN: 0864170726. Our Book No: 27687. $22 AUD.

572. Meredith, John (1986). The Coo-ee March: Gilgandra - Sydney 1915 (New ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, frontispiece map, music scores at rear, black & white text-photos, top edge faintly foxed, spine minimally faded, edgewear, copy 2. This is the story of the great recruiting march from Gilgandra to Sydney in the latter half of 1915. Twenty-six men left the little Western town on the Castlereagh River. They were feted at each town on the route, and the story of their march has become part of the official war history of Australia. The author has recorded the story of the march step by step. He tells it first-hand from the lips of the last survivors - Leslie Greenleaf of Dubbo (since deceased) and Ernest May of Lithgow who joined the march at Wongarbon. ISBN: 0864170726. Our Book No: 27687A. $16 AUD.

573. Meredith, Mrs Charles [Louisa Anne]; Barrow, John (1844). Notes and Sketches of New South Wales During a Residence in That Colony From 1839 to 1844 [with] The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Sir Francis Drake with Numerous Original Letters From Him and the Lord High Admiral to the Queen and Great Officers of State (2 volumes in 1) (1st combined ed) [Murray's Colonial & Home Library]. London: John Murray. 164 +187 pp. Hardback small (18.4 x 13.0 cm), no jacket, very good condition, original red embossed cloth cover (rebacked, gilt spine lettering), edges & pages lightly toned, trace of foxing, minor edgewear, bookseller's sticker, bookplate. The first book is one the most penetrating and controversial descriptions of life in early Australia from a woman's viewpoint (when she was living at Homebush Bay, western Sydney). The second book is the second edition abridged story of Sir Francis Drake's life, voyages, and exploits. Publishers catalogue (Home and Colonial Library, 16p.) at rear. Our Book No: 21791. $120 AUD.

574. Middleton, Alex; Maning, Francis Beresford (1978). Bathurst and Western District Directory and Tourist's Guide And Gazetteer 1886 - 7 [etc] (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Library of Australian History. 145 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, embossed brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering, embossed borders), adverts throughout, minimal foxing top edge, minimal edgewear. (No 226 of a limited facsimile edition of 600 copies. Originally published, 1886.) Title continues: "Containing Alphabetical Directory for Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, Blayney, Wellington & Molong, also Classified Trade and Professional Directory for Bathurst, Orange, and Dubbo." One of only three directories published prior to 1901 for this central New South Wales regional city. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0908120087. Our Book No: 16316. $30 AUD.

575. Middleton, Alex; Maning, Francis Beresford (1978). Bathurst and Western District Directory and Tourist's Guide And Gazetteer 1886 - 7 [etc] (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Library of Australian History. 145 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, embossed brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering, embossed borders), adverts throughout, minimal edgewear. (No 111 of a limited facsimile edition of 600 copies. Originally published, 1886.) Title continues: "Containing Alphabetical Directory for Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, Blayney, Wellington & Molong, also Classified Trade and Professional Directory for Bathurst, Orange, and Dubbo." One of only three directories published prior to 1901 for this central New South Wales regional city. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0908120087. Our Book No: 16316A. $35 AUD.

576. Miller, E. Morris (1958). Australia's First Two Novels: Origins and Backgrounds. Hobart: E. Morris Miller. 24 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, minor edgewear. No 14 of a limited edition of 100 autographed copies. The two novels are: Quintus Servinton, by Savery, and Woman's Love, by Grimstone. Our Book No: 15805. $12 AUD.

577. Mitchell, Jean; Mitchell, Nancy (1992). A Mitchell Family on the Hawkesbury River. Gerringong, NSW: Jean Mitchell / Leader Printery Pty Ltd. 118 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card covers, stapled (lightly rusted), black & white text-photos, maps, light creases & scratches covers & corners. This book commemorates the arrival of John and Jane Mitchell 7th January, 1842. The Mitchell family sailed from Liverpool, England on the "Marchioness of Bute" on 12th September, 1841 the voyage took 118 days. The author and her cousin, Nancy have done a lot of research to bring the Mitchell family history to print. The book records what little is known of the Mitchell family life in England and here in Australia. A map of the counties of England & Wales and a map of Hawkesbury are included. ISBN: 0646062484. Our Book No: 29332. $60 AUD.

578. Mitchell, Peggy (1987). A Place to Go: The Story of the After Care Association of N.S.W. Sydney, Leichhardt: After Care Association of N.S.W. 48 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), very good condition, glossy paper, black & white text-photos, cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. The history and development of this Australian association, which caters for the needs of patients discharged from psychiatric hospitals. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0731602250. Our Book No: 4517. $10 AUD.

579. Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingstone (1965). Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, with Descriptions of the Recently Explored Region of Australia Felix, and of the Present Colony of New South Wales (2 volumes) (Facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no. 18]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 347 + 384 pp. Each volume: Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, green leatherette covers, gilt title spine, black & white sketches (including frontispiece), few colour sketches (v2 only), colour fold-out map at rear, edges lightly toned, top corners covers little bumped, owner's rubber stamp. Heavy (1.6 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This two-volume account of Eastern Australia was originally published in London by T. & W. Boone 1839. It was written by Thomas Mitchell, and describes his expeditions and discoveries into the interior of eastern Australia. Our Book No: 28618. $100 AUD.

580. Moloney Caball, Kay (2014). The Kerry Girls: Emigration and the Earl Grey Scheme. Dublin: History Press Ireland. 192 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, documents, biographical index (orphans), minor edgewear, base spine little bumped, flyleaf lightly creased, autograph (author's written dedication flyleaf). This is the true story of the Kerry Girls who were shipped to Australia from the four Kerry Workhouses of Dingle, Kenmare, Killarney and Listowel in 1849 and 1850. They left behind scenes of misery and destitution. The girls, some of whom only spoke Gaelic, set off to the other side of the world without any idea of what lay ahead. This book is about their 'selection' and transportation to New South Wales and Adelaide, their subsequent apprenticeship, and finally of their marriage and attempts to rebuild a life far from home. ISBN: 9781845888312. Our Book No: 29574. $30 AUD.

581. Molony, John N. (2004). Luther's Pine: An Autobiography [Sullivan's Creek Publication]. Canberra: Pandanus Books. 304 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, few black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Autobiography of leading Australian Christian and academic historian (Australian National University, Canberra). ISBN: 174076126X. Our Book No: 11859. $20 AUD.

582. Montana, Andrew (2000). The Art Movement in Australia: Design, Taste and Society 1875 - 1900 (1st ed). Melbourne, Carlton South: Miegunyah / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 271 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minimal edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book presents material that will be new to most readers. It is a ground-breaking study of a fascinating key period (Art Movement) in Australia's aesthetic and social history. The book is packed with stunning illustrations, and will be of interest to anyone wanting to learn more about this period in our history. ISBN: 0522848796. Our Book No: 27580. $50 AUD.

583. Moon, Kenneth (editor); Moon, Elaine (editor) (1981). A Surry Hills Childhood: 1870 (The Frances Lepherd Manuscript). Armidale, NSW: University of New England / Academic Press. 43 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled, card covers, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, map, covers little rubbed & scratched, staples rusted, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. Recounts Frances Lepherd Purcell's childhood on a city dairy in the Sydney suburb of Surry Hills in early 1870. The text is written as fiction but it is very autobiographical. ISBN: 0858343932. Our Book No: 26542. $10 AUD.

584. Moorhead, John (1984). Cathedral on the Clarence: The First Hundred Years. Grafton, NSW: Cathedral Restoration Committee. 163 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear. The story of the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Grafton, which covers the north coast of New south Wales from Tweed Heads to Port Macquarie. The magnificent cathedral was built in 1884, and this book celebrates its centenary. The chapters cover the early years, the first diocesan divisions, foundation stone to dedication, cathedral to coastal diocese, realisation of a dream, golden jubilee of completion, completion to consecration, and consecration to centenary. ISBN: 0959202501. Our Book No: 14890. $15 AUD.

585. Moorhouse, Geoffrey (2000). Sydney. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 303 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. The story of the city of Sydney from long before the arrival of the First Fleet loaded with convicts in 1788 to the preparation for the Olympic Games in 2000. ISBN: 1865083208. Our Book No: 20499. $10 AUD.

586. Morris, Ainslie (editor) (1987). The Sydney Bush Walkers: The First Sixty Years [Sydney Bushwalkers]. Sydney: Sydney Bush Walkers Inc. 166 pp. Paperback trade, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map. (No 128 of limited edition of 500 autographed copies.) The story of one of the oldest bushwalking clubs in Australia, founded in 1927. It is also a history of the bushwalking movement in New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0731605152. Our Book No: 13167. $20 AUD.

587. Morrison, Elizabeth (2014). David Syme: Man of "The Age" (1st ed). Melbourne: Monash University Publishing / State Library of Victoria. 433 pp. Paperback large octavo, (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. This is the story of David Syme who was the proprietor of The Melbourne Age which dominated the newspaper stage in Australia from the 1870s to the end of the colonial period. He was a driven, talented Scotsman who was remembered long after his death in 1908. The author has drawn on family and business records as well as newly digitised 19th-century newspaper archives to write about this powerful man of many parts. He was primarily a press baron, but also an author, philosopher, financier, farmer, property developer and a family man. ISBN: 9781922235350. Our Book No: 29404. $30 AUD.

588. Moulds, Francis Robert (1991). The Dynamic Forest: A History of Forestry and Forest Industries in Victoria (1st ed). Richmond, VIC: Lynedoch Publications. 232 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper maps, few faint scratches jacket. The history of the logging industry in the state of Victoria, Australia. This is the story of the development of forestry, the changes that have happened, and the steps taken to protect the future of our forests and endangered habitat. ISBN: 0646062654. Our Book No: 22133. $24 AUD.

589. Mourot, Suzanne; Jones, Paulette (with) & Flower, Cedric (editor) (1979). The Great South Land: Treasures of the Mitchell and Dixson Libraries and Dixson Galleries (1st ed) [Sun Academy series]. Melbourne: Sun Books. 80 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, few full-page colour & black & white plates, faint foxing edges, spine little faded, minor edgewear. Treasures in the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW), including its art gallery. This book with over 100 colour and black & white reproductions, is the first illustrated work devoted entirely to the Library and is designed to show the extensive range of its wonderful collections. ISBN: 0725103345. Our Book No: 22125. $10 AUD.

590. Moye, D. G. (editor) (1972). Historic Kiandra: A Guide to the History of the District (1st ed). Cooma, NSW: Cooma-Monaro Historical Society. 88 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, figures, maps, minor edgewear, small area rear cover scuffed (sticker removal), minor edgewear, owner's written name & date. This book has been prepared from material collected by the Cooma-Monaro Historical Society and published to mark the centenary of the Kiandra Gold Rush, 1859 - 1860, arranged and edited by D. G. Moye. Originally published, 1959 - this is the 1972 facsimile reprint (estimated date, Trove catalogue.) Mining continued in a limited way until the late 1930s. In the late 1940s the area was an important part of the enormous Snowy Mountains Scheme built to improve power generation and irrigation. ISBN: 095009031X. Our Book No: 26603. $10 AUD.

591. Moynihan, Cornelius; Hingston, A. J. (illustrator) (1985). The Feast of the Bunya: An Aboriginal Ballad (Facsimile ed). Brisbane: Olden Days Promotions and Publications / Watson Ferguson & Company. 104 pp. Paperback very small square, very good condition, colour & black & white plates, black & white text-illustrations, top spine little bumped, covers & spine little scuffed, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. This Aboriginal ballad was first published in 1901. This facsimile edition was reset and reprinted in 1985. The plates and the notes at the end of the book explain the ballad, and how it came into print. Includes the triennial festival at Mobolon in the Bunya Mountains, a method of cooking the nuts, and early history, including murders and depredation by natives in the district. Our Book No: 29265. $16 AUD.

592. Muir, Barry R. (1998). Jack Howe: The Man and the Legend (4th or 5th ed). Blackall, QLD: B. & J. Muir / Stop Press Print. 111 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos (most full-page), frontispiece, minor edgewear. This is the story of the legendary blade shearer, Jack Howe (1861 - 1920), who lived in Queensland's most turbulent period in history, which includes the formation of Unionism, the labor party, and the big 1891 and 1894 Shearer's Strikes which came close to civil war. Jack Howe set an unbeatable blade-shearing record, became a publican, a grazier, and sold Model T Fords from his Universal Hotel. He and his wife Victoria, brought up eight of their ten children in a very harsh environment. One hundred years on Jack can still be remembered with intrigue and fascination. ISBN: 0958580014. Our Book No: 29350. $15 AUD.

593. Muir, Marcie (1949). Anthony Trollope in Australia. Adelaide: Wakefield Press. 106 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned as usual, jacket little creased, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication), owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An serious study of Anthony Trollope's two visits to Australia in the 1870s. His son lived in Australia, and he wrote a book about Australia and New Zealand. The sixth publication of the late H. M. Muir's Wakefield Press, printed at The Hassell Press, Adelaide, in Caslon Old Face type, on wove antique book paper during the month of February, 1949. (Victor Crittenden's copy - his written name.). Our Book No: 16583. $22 AUD.

594. Muir, Marcie (1982). A History of Australian Children's Book Illustration (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 160 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing top edge. Heavy. The author traces the development of Australian children's book illustrations from the first books to mention Australia, which were published in Europe in the late eighteenth century, through to our current intricate and beautifully produced picture books. There is biographical information on children's book illustrators, and she looks at their particular style. This book would be a wonderful addition to any children's book collectors library. ISBN: 019554269X. Our Book No: 26281. $20 AUD.

595. Murray, Kay; Carter, Julie (2001). Celebrating 100 Years of the Federation of Australia 1901 - 2001 (1st ed). Terrey Hills, NSW: Carter's Antiques & Collectables. 111 pp. Paperback wide trade, pictorial card covers (with back flap), very good condition, colour text-illustrations & full-page colour illustrations, tiny scuff mark top edge front cover, slight crease near spine front cover. A colourful book depicting the unique birds, animals and plants used as emblems of the states and territories of Australia. ISBN: 187607907X. Our Book No: 22909. $14 AUD.

596. Murray, Les (1999). The Quality of Sprawl: Thoughts About Australia. Sydney: Duffy & Snellgrove. 239 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor foxing top edge. Prose pieces by the leading Australian poet, about Australians and their customs. A collection of his thoughts about Australian history and attitudes to clothes, religion, the republic, the bush, and Aussie customs. ISBN: 1875989560. Our Book No: 15723. $10 AUD.

597. Murray, Mary (2003). A Home of My Own: Handy Hints and Images from Domestic Life in Australia in the 1940s and 1950s (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Clifton Hill: Mallon Publishing. 132 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings. Carefully selected household hints by Mary Murray - snippets from Australian magazines and newspapers of the 1940s and 1950s, providing insight into the domestic and social life of the times. Accompanied by over 200 illustrations, including contemporary advertisements. ISBN: 1875696105. Our Book No: 3985. $20 AUD.

598. Murray, Mary (2010). My Mother's Ways: Being a Book of Household Hints From the Early 1900s in Australia (New ed). Melbourne, Clifton Hill: Mallon Publishing. 152 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, sepia (brown-tinted) drawings & text-photos, tide marks & scuffing top corner last 20 pages (previous water contact now dry), few tiny dents, rear cover, otherwise excellent. The hints and ideas in this fascinating book, as collected by Mary Murray, belong to a time and a generation of Australian women when making the best of things, living within one's means, and turning one's hand to any task that needed to be done, were the accepted practices of everyday life. ISBN: 9781875696581. Our Book No: 16701. $15 AUD.

599. Murray, Robert (2014). The Making of Australia: A Concise History (1st ed). Dural, NSW: Rosenberg Publishing. 320g pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & cartoons, maps, minor edgewear corners. The author uses his lifetime fascination with Australian history and 45 years of writing about it to write a clear, concise history of Australia. The content is political, social and economic, showing how these Australian strands interacted in eras of exploration, in boom periods and depressions and droughts, and in a number of wars. The illustrations include many cartoons from the periods covered, which give added insights into contemporary attitudes. ISBN: 9781925078152. Our Book No: 29140. $30 AUD.

600. Napier, Francis; Keddie, Mr. W. (notes) (1876). Notes of a Voyage from New South Wales to the North Coast of Australia, from the Journal of the Late Francis Napier (1st ed). [Glasgow]: [James R. Napier]. 96 pp. Hardback small (19.0 x 13.0 cm), no jacket as issued, very good condition, original blue cover (gilt vignette, border & spine lettering, little faded), black endpapers, full-page black & white plates, frontispiece portrait (tissue guard), errata page, maps (including foldouts at rear, creased at folds), minor foxing (mainly plates & maps & page edges), edges & pages faintly toned, bottom edge little bumped, some edgewear, two small bookshop stickers. (Estimated date, 1876, Trove catalogue.) In 1867 Francis Napier joined the South Australian Government expedition under Captain Francis Cadell to the north coast of the state (now the Northern Territory) searching for suitable sites for a capital and agricultural settlement. He examined the Liverpool River, went up the Roper River in a small steamer and visited Port Darwin, Anson Bay and the Victoria River. Cadell's report, published in the South Australian Parliamentary Papers for 1867, was criticised at the time. Thus, the Napier 'Notes' are the only public account of the expedition, and are an important document of the early contact and charting of the region. Compiled from the Napier journal by his family, and privately printed in Glasgow following his death in 1875. The plates, drawn with lithographic crayon, are by a brother of Napier, and are signed 'JMN'. (Ferguson 13058. Scarce. Small bookshop stickers: A. H. Spencer Hill of Content, Berkelouw Bookdealers. All five maps present: 1 internal page, and 4 as foldouts. All 8 lithographic plates present, as listed on contents page.). Our Book No: 16838. $850 AUD.

601. National Trust of Australia, Victorian Branch (1972). Bendigo and the Chinese Joss House. [Melbourne]: National Trust of Australia - Victoria / Ruskin Press (printer). 20 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, good plus condition, colour & black & white text-photos, drawings, staples rusted, edgewear. Estimated date, 1972 (Trove catalogue). A brief history of the Bendigo goldfields, the Chinese on the goldfields, Chinese places of worship (only on of four joss houses remain), and Chinese support for the Easter Fair. Loosely inserted: One page sheet by the National Trust about the property. ISBN corrected: stated in pamphlet as 0909710044. ISBN: 090971004X. Our Book No: 8921. $10 AUD.

602. Neller, Shelley (editor) (1994). Wool in the Australian Imagination. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 107 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Covers many aspects of the history of wool. Produced to accompany an exhibition by the Historic Houses Trust of NSW in 1994. The many photos will be of interest to anyone learning about the history of wool. ISBN: 0949753513. Our Book No: 20739. $12 AUD.

603. Nelmes, Michael (2009). A Unique Flight: The Historic Aircraft Collection of the Australian War Memorial (Reprint ed). Sydney: New Holland. 352 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, bottom edge & corners covers little rubbed. Heavy (1.7 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The Australian War Memorial displays its historic aircraft collection. Shows stunning photos of the aircraft in action, detailed colour scheme notes, cockpit images and stories of service. Includes stories of the people who flew and maintained the aircraft, and brings a new dimension to the wars in which they fought. Parts of the book cover the First World War, the Second World War in Europe and the Pacific, and the Korean and Vietnam Wars. The featured aircraft include the early types such as the Deperdussin and Albatross, the famous Lancaster 'G for George', the P-40E Kittyhawk, the Meteor jet fighter, the Canberra bomber and the Iroquois helicopter. ISBN: 9781741107685. Our Book No: 28841. $40 AUD.

604. Nemo (1937). Parish of Lewisham: Jubilee Souvenir of St Thomas Church 1887 - 1937: A Retrospect. [Sydney, Lewisham]: [St Thomas Church]. 93 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, card cover (cloth spine), black & white text-photos, one page creased, faint sticker mark first page. A history of this Catholic church in Sydney's inner west suburb of Lewisham. Apparently a modern facsimile edition by Cath Jepson (her written name, first page). Our Book No: 16664. $25 AUD.

605. Neve, M. Hutton (1970). Bygone Days of Sutherland Shire: A Concise and Authentic History. Sydney, Caringbah: Shire Pictorial Publications. 61 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers, covered staples along spine, black & white text-photos, small tear top spine repaired, top corner tip front cover little creased, minimal foxing covers, minor edgewear. A brief history of the Sutherland shire, an outer southern suburb of Sydney. Our Book No: 25623. $15 AUD.

606. Neville, Richard (1997). A Rage for Curiosity: Visualising Australia 1788 - 1830. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). 96 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour plates (includes frontispiece) (some full-page), few black & white & single -colour illustrations, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). An analysis of early Australian colonial art, based on art works held by the Mitchell and Dixon Libraries of the State Library of New South Wales, as exhibited by the library, September 1997 to February 1999. The author was the curator and art historian. He documents this 'new Britannia' through its own evidence - images, artefacts, letters and diaries - collected, preserved and now presented 200 years on. ISBN: 0731066103. Our Book No: 29272. $20 AUD.

607. Neville, Richard; Cumming, Helen (editor) (2013). Sir William Dixson: A Passion for Collecting. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). 48 pp. Paperback small square quarto (with large flaps), card covers, as new condition, colour & sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos & drawings (some full-page). Dixson was a wealthy manufacturer and company director who used his spare time to collect significant items connected with NSW colonial society. He was a regular donor during his lifetime to the State Library and bequeathed all his total collection on his death. Documents is a small selection of his objects displayed in the State Library in 2013, including artist sketchbooks, coins, globes, period paintings, maps and many other antiquarian objects. ISBN: 0731372174. Our Book No: 16918. $15 AUD.

608. Newton, Douglas (2014). Hell-Bent: Australia's Leap Into the Great War (1st ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages faintly toned. This book looks at events closely, in both Britain and Australia during the last days of peace in July - August 1914. The author attempts to add to Australians having an understanding of Australia's role at the advent of that vast imperial war. A very thought provoking book for anyone with an interest in our military history. ISBN: 9781925106060. Our Book No: 29281. $18 AUD.

609. Newton, Marlo L. (2000). Making a Difference: A History of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia. Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. This history of the National Council of Jewish Women in Australia spans most of the 20th century, and tells the story of women of worth at the frontiers of Jewish life. Tales of inspirational leaders and pivotal communal battles vie with anecdotes and memories from members around the country. ISBN: 1876462124. Our Book No: 9923. $15 AUD.

610. Niall, Brenda (1994). Georgiana: A Biography of Georgiana McCrae, Painter, Diarist, Pioneer (Reprint ed) [Miegunyah Press Series]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 344 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), coloured endpapers, black & white photos, colour plates, minimal foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), autograph (author's written dedication title page). Heavy. This is the story of Georgiana Huntly McCrae, illegitimate daughter of a Scottish duke, a professional portrait painter in 1820s Edinburgh, and a settler's wife in early Melbourne, and is told here for the first time. Until now Georgiana has only been known for the 1840s Melbourne journals edited by her grandson Hugh McCrae. The author has traced Georgiana from her London art student days to her death in suburban Melbourne in 1890. This biography draws on much unpublished material - diaries, letters and other manuscripts to present a talented independent woman who lived in different social worlds and experienced personal tragedy as well as creative achievement. ISBN: 0522845134. Our Book No: 27282. $28 AUD.

611. Nice, Rosie (editor) (2000). State of the Waratah: The Floral Emblem of New South Wales in Legend, Art & Industry (1st ed). Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens / Nice Exhibitions. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, inside covers decorated, red endpapers, minimal edgewear. This art exhibition catalogue was published by the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, on the occasion of the exhibition, "State of the Waratah", an official Olympic arts festival event, Sydney 2000. ISBN: 0734720246. Our Book No: 25908. $20 AUD.

612. Nicholas, F. W.; Nicholas, J. M. (2008). Charles Darwin in Australia: With Illustrations and Additional Commentary from Other Members of the Beagle's Company Including Conrad Martens, Augustus Earle, Captain Fitzroy, Philip Gidley King, and Syms Covington (2nd, Anniversary ed). New York: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 260 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This anniversary edition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary in 2009 of the publication of "Origin of Species". It covers Darwin's visit to Australia in 1836. He visited Sydney, Bathurst, Hobart and called into King George Sound. He made extensive notes on the geology and nature of Australia. There are many photos and illustrations not available in the earlier editions. The book is based on transcriptions of the entire Australian section of Darwin's diary, which are supplemented by extracts from field notes, letters and other published material. ISBN: 9780521728676. Our Book No: 28014. $30 AUD.

613. Nicholas, Gerri (2007). The Search for Marie Wallis, Founding Principal of Ascham School 1886 to 1902 (1st stated ed). Sydney, Edgecliff: Ascham School Ltd. 132 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, map, minimal edgewear jacket, autograph (author's written name title page). The author has retraced Marie Wallis from her birth on the Baltic Coast to her final days in Berlin. In 1886 Marie Wallis opened her new school in Darling Point, Sydney. Although the exact opening date is unknown, the names of the nine girls present on the first day were proudly recorded by one of the 'original nine'. A picture of Marie Wallis emerges as an independent and energetic woman, providing a stimulating education for her girls, many of whom came from remote parts of New South Wales and Queensland. The social customs and the political issues of the late 19th century, as the colony of New south wales debated the pros and cons of Federation, are also discussed. ISBN: 9780959881622. Our Book No: 27140. $28 AUD.

614. Nicholls, Debby; Baglin, Douglas & Clarke, Gordon (1986). Around Balmain: A Second Record of an Historic Suburb and Some of Its Buildings (1st ed). Sydney, Balmain: Balmain Association, Inc. 56 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, stapled, illustrated card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, faint foxing inside covers & title page, light foxing edges, small mark rear cover. This very special book has been produced in an effort to provide a "book about Balmain" that is often requested by visitors as well as residents. This is a sequel to "Record of an Historic Suburb and Some of Its Buildings". Compiled by Nicholls, photos by Baglin and Clarke. ISBN: 0959950257. Our Book No: 26873. $15 AUD.

615. Nicholson, Ian Hawkins (1964). Shipping Arrivals and Departures Sydney: Volume II 1826 - 1840: Parts I, II and III [Roebuck Society Publication]. Canberra: Roebuck Society. 258 + 93 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, typewritten text, maps (including endpapers), black & white text-photos, edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A second volume on Sydney Harbour shipping arrivals and departures, from 1826 to 1840. Part I contains various shipping lists, including ships in the harbour on a specific date. Part II: Index to ships and vessels, with explanatory notes. Part III: Index to persons, with explanatory notes. Our Book No: 16909. $50 AUD.

616. Nicholson, Ian Hawkins (1981). Gazetteer of Sydney Shipping: Being a Geographical Index of Ports of Origin and Destination, and Places Discovered, Visited or Remarked Upon by Sydney Shipping of the Period [Roebuck Society Publication]. Canberra: Roebuck Society. 218 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, typewritten text, maps, black & white text-photos, top edge foxed, spinewear, minor edgewear. An alphabetical geographical listing of all the various ports of origin and destination of ships and craft arriving at or departing from Port Jackson [Sydney Harbour], and places discovered, visited or referred to by Sydney shipping of the day. Considered to be an appendix to two previous volumes: Shipping Arrivals and Departures Sydney 1788 - 1825 (Cumpston) and 1826 - 1840 (Nicholson). ISBN: 0909434182. Our Book No: 16786. $20 AUD.

617. Nicholson, Ian Hawkins (1985). Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania. Volume I: 1803 - 1833 (Parts I, II & III) [Roebuck Society Publication]. Canberra: Roebuck Society. 224 + 94 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, typewritten text, maps (including endpapers), small black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. The first volume on Tasmanian shipping arrivals and departures, from 1803 to 1833, mainly in and out of Hobart and Launceston, and including shipwrecks. Part 2 is an index of ships and vessels. Part 3 is an index of persons. Also includes other reports and events of a nautical nature, providing a maritime history of the first 32 years of the colony. A geographical gazetteer is not included, but comprises part of Volume II. ISBN: 0909434220. Our Book No: 16785. $50 AUD.

618. Nicholson, John (2007). Cedar, Seals and Whaling Ships (1st ed) [Transport, Trade and Travel in Australia 1788 - 1830s]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, minimal cancelled EX-LIBRARY, very good condition, colour drawings, bookplate front flyleaf. In this second book in this series, the award-winning author describes the early days of white settlement, and the first attempts to make Australia a trading nation. Merchants did a roaring trade in sealskins, whale oil and timber, until there were almost no seals, whales or cedar trees left. What could they sell to the world that would not be used up so quickly? This book is suitable for school history projects. (Bookplate of Kerry White, children's bibliographer.). ISBN: 9781741750034. Our Book No: 27449. $15 AUD.

619. Nicoll, Fiona (2001). From Diggers to Drag Queens. Sydney, Annandale: Pluto Press. 268 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white text-photos, cover corner tips lightly bent, pages faintly toned, minimal edgewear. This book is a serious look at the forces that have shaped how Australians see themselves since Gallipoli. The author writes about an array of national icons, from the digger's face in official war art through to the art and rituals of reconciliation and multiculturalism. The book shows that Australians have always been more diverse than the traditional histories suggest. ISBN: 1864031182. Our Book No: 29522. $15 AUD.

620. Nile, Richard (2002). The Making of the Australian Literary Imagination. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 315 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, spine ends lightly rubbed, corner tips covers lightly creased, pages lightly toned, as usual, minor edgewear. This controversial book moves from literary London to the fascinating Australian bookshops, looks at Angus & Robertson and and interrogates the politics of reputation. Censorship and patronage, paperback heros and the able-bodied writer, cinema and literature are also examined to reveal the creativity and surprises of Australian literature. ISBN: 0702231657. Our Book No: 29380. $18 AUD.

621. Nimmo, Helen (2010). Drawn to Manly: Sydney's First Seaside Resort (1st ed). Sydney: Helen Nimmo. 98 pp. Paperback thin octavo, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. In this self-published book, the author and artist encapsulates the history of Manly in a unique record of the place through her beautiful artistry and historical context. ISBN: 9780980782806. Our Book No: 25497. $32 AUD.

622. Noah, William (1978). Voyage to Sydney in the Ship Hillsborough 1798 - 1799, and a Description of a Colony. Sydney: Library of Australian History. 83 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, green cloth cover (embossed front cover, gilt spine lettering), frontispiece photo, pages lightly toned as usual. (Limited edition, 1000 copies.) William Noah was a convict who was transported to Australia aboard "Hillsborough", under appalling conditions in which many convicts died. Based on a manuscript in the Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales, and copied verbatim, without correcting the poor grammar and formatting. ISBN: 0908120184. Our Book No: 16304. $30 AUD.

623. Nottle, Trevor (1988). Cottage Garden Flowers. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 104 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, black & white drawings, minor foxing top edge, minimal foxing reverse side jacket, minor edgewear. About the charm of the gardens of yesteryear - a fascinating historical note on the arrival of pelargoniums in Australia and the first primrose. Advises where to hunt out Australian plant survivors from the last century, and how to go about identifying them, and adds notes to most chapters on where to find stocks of cottage plants. ISBN: 0864172176. Our Book No: 21828. $15 AUD.

624. Nottle, Trevor (1994). Growing Old-Fashioned Roses (2nd ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, few light creases covers, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. Describes over 300 of the most popular and enduring varieties of old roses. The author writes with infectious enthusiasm on the choice of old roses for particular situations and styles of gardens. ISBN: 0864176414. Our Book No: 24743. $10 AUD.

625. Nucolorvue (1949). Beautiful Melbourne. Melbourne, Mentone: Nucolorvue Productions. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong wide octavo, very good condition, card cover, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), full-page colour & sepia (brown-coloured) photos, covers faintly foxed & marked, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. (Estimated date: 1949, Trove catalogue.) A delightfully illustrated coloured viewbook of Melbourne, Australia's second largest city. Consists mostly of full-page illustrations with captions, interspersed with some pages of text. Our Book No: 6733. $15 AUD.

626. O'Brien, Dennis (1997). Tracks in Time (1st ed). Sydney, Burwood: New South Wales Rail Transport Museum. 128 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, base spine little rubbed, bottom corners covers lightly bumped, covers little creased. Conatins many photos of Australian trains taken by Dennis O'Brien and his friend Kevin McDonald. A fascinating look at an important part of Australian history. In the foreword written by Dennis he explains his interest in trains at an early age and how he became interested to take the photos as finances and mobility improved. His interest in taking photos and traveling around Australia produced this book which will interest anyone wanting to know more about the trains and locations. ISBN: 0909862400. Our Book No: 29131. $40 AUD.

627. O'Byrne, Denis (1993). Telegraph Stations of Central Australia: Historical Photographs. Darwin: Conservation Commission Northern Territory / Government Printing Office. 36 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples slightly rusted), card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, figures, faint foxing rear cover. Estimated date: 1993 (Trove catalogue). The telegraph stations at Alice Springs, Barrow Creek and Tennant Creek have remained largely intact since their construction in the 1870s. These sites record forever one of the great events in the history of Australian development - the construction of the Overland Telegraph Line between Port Augusta and Darwin. This booklet highlights their cultural and historical significance to present and future generations of Australians. ISBN: 072451595X. Our Book No: 22121. $10 AUD.

628. O'Donoghue, Sister Frances (1982). The Bishop of Botany Bay: The Life of John Bede Polding, Australia's First Catholic Archbishop (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 193 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (lightly rubbed, minor foxing reverse side), cloth corners little rubbed, non-author written dedication. This is the biography of John Bede Polding who was a Benedictine priest in England. He was consecrated Bishop in 1834 and appointed to New Holland. His long-held dream of ministering in the Antipodes (which had earned him the name "The Bishop of Botany Bay") had finally come true, and after a six-month voyage, he arrived in Sydney on 13 September, 1835. Sister Frances O'Donoghue's carefully researched biography of the life and times of Polding is an absorbing story of the genesis of the Roman Catholic Church in Australia, and a valuable addition to our social history. ISBN: 0207143986. Our Book No: 27342. $18 AUD.

629. O'Farrell, Patrick (1987). The Irish in Australia. Sydney: New South Wales University Press. 335 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, embossed cover pattern, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, sticker marks front cover. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author, who holds a personal chair of history at the University of New South Wales, is the doyen of Irish-Australian historians. Irish migrants were prominent among First Fleet convicts (1788), and they arrived directly from Ireland from 1791 in large numbers. The author shows how the Irish were a dynamic factor (both Catholic and Protestant) in Australia's history - not only the famous (Ned Kelly, Mannix) but also the labourers, farmers and shopkeepers. ISBN: 0868402346. Our Book No: 10519. $28 AUD.

630. O'Ferrall, Audrey; Pound, Peter (sketches) (1985). Mount Wilson: A Potted History (Reprint ed). Sydney: J. Bell & Company (Printer). 64 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket (with flaps), stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), card covers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, jacket lightly creased & marked, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark title page. She wrote this pamphlet because her family told her that everything she cooked was great. There are little pieces of historical information (Blue Mountains area) collected over the years that go with Peter Pound's sketches. Many of the recipes include local food which grows well in the gardens on the mountain. ISBN: 0958993505. Our Book No: 22059. $10 AUD.

631. O'Grady, Desmond (2004). Stages of the Revolution: A Biography of the Eureka Stockade's Raffaello Carboni (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 295 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. Biography of the Italian-born chronicler of the Eureka Stockade (a rebellion of gold miners at Ballarat in 1854, lead by Irishman Peter Lalor). This compelling biography presents a flamboyant, talented but ultimately disappointed man who gave Australia more than he gleaned. (1 of 2 copies.). ISBN: 1740662121. Our Book No: 21617. $10 AUD.

632. O'Neil, Bernard (1982). In Search of Mineral Wealth: The South Australian Geological Survey and Department of Mines to 1944 [Special Publication, no 2]. Adelaide: South Australian Department of Mines and Energy. 359 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, black & white & colour maps, spine little faded jacket (sticker mark front cover, some edgewear, top spine chipped, corners scuffed), endpapers lightly toned. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. From the introduction: This book investigates and describes the origin and development in South Australia of a Government Geological Survey and Department of Mines through to the Jubilee of the department in 1944. The historical review highlights the nature of the relationship between the Government and private enterprise in the evolution of this organisation. This book was prepared from a thesis written for a Master of Arts degree in the Department of History at the University of Adelaide, and was financed by a grant from the South Australian Department of Mines and Energy. ISBN: 0724360956. Our Book No: 29316. $30 AUD.

633. O'Reilly, Bernard; Wieneke, James (illustrator) (1981). Green Mountains and Cullenbenbong (Modern reprint ed). Brisbane, Fortitude Valley: Kemp Place Investments. 324 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, front flap corner creased jacket, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, this combined edition, 1981 or later, Trove catalogue. Originally published in 1 volume in 1949.) Adventures of Irish-Catholic family prior to WW2 in the Blue Mountains (NSW) and rainforests of the McPherson Ranges / Lamington National Park (Queensland). Cullenbenbong covers the childhood and boyhood adventures, family joys, and sadnesses together with mountain legends heard around the firesides of the Blue Mountains pioneers. "Cullenbenbong" includes an aircraft accident in 1937. ISBN: 0858810085. Our Book No: 25926. $22 AUD.

634. Oakes, Ven. Archdeacon G. S. (1978). Pioneers of Bathurst - Kelso N.S.W. and Bush Memories of the West of New South Wales (Facsimile ed) [Library of Australian History, no. 8]. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 90 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, dark green cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), olive endpapers, few black & white photos (including frontispiece), edges & pages lightly toned, erratum slip pasted to back of introduction page. (This facsimile edition is limited to 800 copies.) This book comprises a cumulation of articles written for the Sydney Daily Telegraph. Many of the details not available elsewhere have been brought together to give a starting point for research on the families included. Archdeacon Oakes drew heavily on information he received from the descendants of the subjects of his story. (From the Introduction). ISBN: 0908120079. Our Book No: 28640. $35 AUD.

635. Oats, William Nicolle (1981). Backhouse and Walker: A Quaker View of the Australian Colonies 1832 - 1838. Hobart, Sandy Bay: Blubber Head Press. 76 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece). The first modern commentary on the visit by two Quakers, James Backhouse and George Washington Walker, to the Australian colonies, mostly New South Wales and Tasmania. Provides useful historical information, including and respecting the Aborigines, and attempts to influence land rights, human rights and temperance. ISBN: 0908528094. Our Book No: 16767. $20 AUD.

636. Officer Just Returned, An (1978). An Authentic & Interesting Narrative of the Late Expedition to Botany Bay as Performed by Commodore Phillips & the Fleet of the Seven Transport Ships under His Command [etc] (Facsimile ed) [Facsimile Series, no 12]. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 48 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, navy blue cloth cover (embossed edges, gilt spine lettering), black & white frontispiece, copy 1. (Limited edition, 800 copies.) Title ends: and Safe Arrival on the Coast of New Holland, with Particular Descriptions of Jackson's Bay & Lord Howe Island". An anonymous account, by an officer, of the First Fleet's departure from Plymouth (April 1787) to its author's embarkation on The Prince of Wales for his return voyage to England (14 July 1788). The first available firtshand description of events at Botany Bay, Port Jackson and Norfolk Island. Originally published in two versions, Aberdeen & London, 1789. Both title pages and one preface are reproduced here in facsimile, but the text of the London edition has been re-set (retaining original spelling, etc.) because it was too poor to reproduce in facsimile. ISBN: 0908120109. Our Book No: 16302. $30 AUD.

637. Officer Just Returned, An (1978). An Authentic & Interesting Narrative of the Late Expedition to Botany Bay as Performed by Commodore Phillips & the Fleet of the Seven Transport Ships under His Command [etc] (Facsimile ed) [Facsimile Series, no 12]. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 48 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, navy blue cloth cover (embossed edges, gilt spine lettering), black & white frontispiece, minor scuffing front endpapers, copy 2. (Limited edition, 800 copies.) Title ends: and Safe Arrival on the Coast of New Holland, with Particular Descriptions of Jackson's Bay & Lord Howe Island". An anonymous account, by an officer, of the First Fleet's departure from Plymouth (April 1787) to its author's embarkation on The Prince of Wales for his return voyage to England (14 July 1788). The first available firtshand description of events at Botany Bay, Port Jackson and Norfolk Island. Originally published in two versions, Aberdeen & London, 1789. Both title pages and one preface are reproduced here in facsimile, but the text of the London edition has been re-set (retaining original spelling, etc.) because it was too poor to reproduce in facsimile. ISBN: 0908120109. Our Book No: 16302A. $30 AUD.

638. Olivieri, Kevin; Henderson, Margaret (editor) (1999). Early Shipping Photographs (1st ed) [Historical Photographs Series]. Lismore, NSW: Richmond River Historical Society. Unnum 34 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, slight creasing along spine, bottom corner first page creased. This booklet contains heritage photographs of the different types of vessels that were part of the history of the Richmond River, New South Wales. ISBN: 1875484064. Our Book No: 23962. $18 AUD.

639. Ollif, Lorna (1978). Louisa Lawson: Henry Lawson's Crusading Mother. Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 148 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, bottom edge little bumped, minor edgewear. The mother of poet Henry Lawson was a powerful defender of women's rights, including the right to vote. Her feminism was particularly expressed in her magazine "The Dawn". This biography also throws new light on her role as wife and mother, and on her attempts to foster the talent that she recognized in her son. ISBN: 0727005871. Our Book No: 14317. $15 AUD.

640. Ollif, Lorna (1981). There Must Be a River: A History of the Hornsby Shire (Reissue ed) [North Shore Classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 160 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, stiffened card covers, black & white drawings, maps. Traces the history of the Hornsby Shire from its beginnings, with the important discovery by Governor Phillip of the Hawkesbury River, through to present times. In tracing the history, the author recognises that it is a story of people and, rather than giving a series of dates and statistics, she has woven the facts of settlement and development in the Shire into the human stories of the people whose lives produced the statistics. ISBN: 020714544X. Our Book No: 22221. $15 AUD.

641. Olsen, Penny (2010). Upside Down World: Early European Impressions of Australia's Curious Animals. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 258 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, chart, colour text-photos, few black & white & single-colour text-photos, minor edgewear corners, tiny dent bottom edge covers. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is illustrated with early European and British images, mostly held in the National Library of Australia's collection, and some of which have never before been reproduced. There are fascinating and colourful descriptions of species from collectors' and naturalists' journals, showing how the scientific knowledge of Australian fauna evolved. A wonderful book for anyone interested in nature and Australian history. Written by a research scientist and natural history writer based at the Australian National University in Canberra. ISBN: 9780642277060. Our Book No: 29596. $35 AUD.

642. Paine, Daniel; Knight, R. J. B. (editor) & Frost, Alan (editor) (1983). The Journal of Daniel Paine 1794 - 1797: Together with Documents Illustrating the Beginning of Government Boat-Building and Timber-Gathering in New South Wales, 1795 - 1805. Greenwich, UK / Sydney: National Maritime Museum / Library of Australian History. 107 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white drawings, minimal edgewear jacket (minor foxing top edge). First publication of a diary kept by Daniel Paine on his voyage to Sydney in the Reliance in 1795, his sojourn in the new settlement, and his return to England via Manila and China. The editors give a biographical sketch of Daniel Paine and record the provenance of the journal, now in the possession of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England. ISBN: 0908120494. Our Book No: 25591. $20 AUD.

643. Painter, Gwenda (G.) (1979). The River Trade Wool & Steamers: Photographs from the Godson Collection (1st ed). Sydney, Wahroonga / Swan Hill, VIC: Turton & Armstrong / Pioneer Settlement Press. 104 pp. Paperback oblong small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. The fascinating story of the early river trade using steamers on the Murray Darling rivers. The many black & white photos come from the Godson Collection held by the State Library of South Australia. Covers river exploration, river trade development and problems, the ports, competition from the railways, and the closing years. ISBN: 0908031092. Our Book No: 16929. $15 AUD.

644. Palmer, Glen (1997). Reluctant Refugee: Unaccompanied Refugee and Evacuee Children in Australia, 1933 - 1945. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 240 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. The children in this book fall into two groups. Firstly, the British evacuee children sent to Australia to escape German bombing and possible invasion. Secondly, the much smaller group of Jewish and other non-Aryan children sent in desperation from Germany, Austria and Poland to escape the persecution of the Third Reich - many being the only ones of their families to survive the war. Relates the story of these children, examining their backgrounds, the care they received, their adjustment to life in Australia without their families, and the additional wrench of repatriation. Based on research for a PhD thesis, University of Adelaide. ISBN: 0864178581. Our Book No: 1556. $15 AUD.

645. Parker, Derek (2009). Arthur Phillip: Australia's First Governor (1st ed). Sydney, Warriewood: Woodslane Press. 296 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour & sepia (brown tinted) photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual. The story of Arthur Phillip who was the first governor of the fledgling colony of New South Wales (NSW), but also had overall responsibility for the preparation and journey of the First Fleet. This eye opening biography gives a new perspective on the precarious first years of the new convict settlement at Port Jackson. ISBN: 9781921203992. Our Book No: 26464. $20 AUD.

646. Parker, Mary Ann; Fry, Gavin (commentary) (1991). A Voyage Round the World, in the Gorgon Man of War: Captain John Parker, Performed and Written by his Widow; For the Advantage of a Numerous Family (Facsimile ed) [Australian Maritime Series]. Sydney: Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. 181 pp. Hardback octavo, quarter-bound, hand-bound maroon Scottish calf with gilt bands & title on spine & marbled paper boards, very good plus condition, black & white drawings (commentary section & frontispiece). (Originally published in 1795, this facsimile is a limited edition of 675 copies. The text is 149 pages, plus a preliminary unnumbered 32-page commentary by Gavin Fry, Australian National Maritime Museum. Dedicated to Caroline, Princess of Wales.) This is the first account by a woman of the hazardous voyage from England to the penal colony at Sydney Cove (in 1791) and her return to England. Her husband was the captain of the ship Gorgon. On the outwards leg they carried convicts, plus Major Grose, Captain Watkin Tench and others of the New South Wales Corps. On the return leg, they carried many plant and animal specimens (Sir Joseph Banks was a subscriber), the convict escaper Mary Bryant, and the Bounty mutineers. ISBN: 187556702X. Our Book No: 12621. $120 AUD.

647. Parkinson, Liz (1989). The Underwoods: Lock, Stock and Barrel. Terrigal, NSW: Lazy Lizard (Liz Parkinson). 272 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, page edges lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. Written and illustrated by Liz Parkinson. The story of three brothers who came to Sydney from the London docks. They went on to employ hundreds of men, sail fleets of ships, and carry cargoes all over the world. The Underwood estate was one of the largest ever settled in Australia. ISBN: 1862529256. Our Book No: 16663. $50 AUD.

648. Partington, Geoffrey (1994). The Australian History of Henry Reynolds (1st ed). Holden Hill, SA: Geoffrey Partington / Falcon Print (Printer). 52 pp. Paperback trade, pamphlet, stapled, very good condition, rear cover marked, staples rusted, creasing along spine, minor edgewear. This short conservative monograph considers the contribution made by academic historian Henry Reynolds to the High Court of Australia's conscious rejection of Australia's history in the Mabo judgment of 1992. ISBN: 0646219758. Our Book No: 26678. $12 AUD.

649. Partington, Geoffrey (1994). The Australian Nation: Its British and Irish Roots. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 347 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear, publisher sticker front cover. A solidly argued defense of the British and Irish origins of Australian nationalism. He rejects caricatures of the mainstream Australian past as repressive, intolerant and reactionary. Even republicans such as John Dunmore Lang, Joseph Furphy and Henry Lawson could find little ammunition for their attacks from outside the British tradition. Covers: continuities and discontinuities, Anglicanism, John Dunmore Lang and being Scottish, Roman Catholicism and the Irish-Australian tradition, education, literature, "The Bulletin" and Henry Lawson, Joseph Furphy, art and music, sport, and Aborigines. ISBN: 1875606068. Our Book No: 17104. $20 AUD.

650. Paskin, Barry; Paskin, K. C. (2001). Following Thomas Paskin's Heritage: Thomas Paskin's Family Report (1st ed). Sydney, Winston Hills: Barry Paskin. 155 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos (mostly full-page), minimal edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name). A self-published genealogical study of the Paskin family, migrants who lived in Western Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Hawkesbury. They are descended from convict Thomas Paskin, transported for life on the "Guildford" in 1822 from Britain to Sydney Town. This research was prepared from records taken from many sources, including some members who were still alive (and to identify the people in old photos). Included is research into the local living conditions and related colonial history. Our Book No: 29483. $40 AUD.

651. Patchett Martin, A. (Arthur) (1998). The Beginnings of an Australian Literature [Bibliographica Historica Australia series, No. 6.]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 48 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, stapled pamphlet. Facsimile, originally published in London in 1898, and based on an address delivered at the South Place Institute, London. The author was the publicist who introduced Adam Lindsay Gordon to English readers. He had long advocated for a distinctive Australian literature criticism of Australian writers. ISBN: 0949910775. Our Book No: 16546. $15 AUD.

652. Paterson, Rose; Roderick, Colin (editor) (2000). Rose Paterson's Illalong Letters 1873 - 1888 (1st ed). Sydney, East Roseville: Kangaroo Press. 224 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book contains the letters that Rose Paterson wrote to her sister Nora. The odd, the unexpected, the humorous, the tragic and the shocking are all part of her story. Rose spent the best part of her life at Illalong, an isolated sheep station in western New South Wales, where she brought up seven children in tough circumstances. One of these children, Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson, was to gain fame as one of Australia's most popular poets. Rose's letters, rescued from oblivion by Banjo's biographer, reveal a woman devoted to her family, with strong powers of observation. ISBN: 0731809262. Our Book No: 28238. $20 AUD.

653. Pateshall, Nicholas; Tipping, Marjorie (editor, introduction) (1980). A Short Account of a Voyage Round the Globe in H.M.S. Calcutta 1803 - 1804. Melbourne, Carlton: Queensberry Hill Press. 95 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white frontispiece, black & white drawing, map, owner's embossed seal (on two pages), otherwise excellent. The true (previously unpublished) account of Pateshall who was Third Lieutenant on the convict ship HMS Calcutta, which sailed for New Holland in 1803. Edited and introduced by Tipping, who found the manuscript in the Hereford County Record Office. One of the few early accounts of the aborted Sullivans Bay settlement. Descriptions of native people and animals seen, plus events and activities aboard the ship. This is the first of a proposed series of small publications related to the early settlement of Port Phillip and Van Diemen's Land. ISBN: 0909174202. Our Book No: 14983. $30 AUD.

654. Patrick, Trevor G. (1994). Street Names of Pennant Hills and Surrounding Suburbs of Beecroft, Cheltenham, Cherrybrook, Thornleigh, Westleigh and West Pennant Hills. Sydney, Hornsby: Silicon Quill. 136 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, maps, glossy paper, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 1994, Trove catalogue.) The author owned the local pharmacy and spoke to many locals to gather the information to put in this fascinating book. The book will interest anyone wanting to learn about the streets in these historic suburbs located in northwestern Sydney. ISBN: 0646210033. Our Book No: 26865. $20 AUD.

655. Pattel-Gray, Anne; Harris, Charles Rev (foreword) (1991). Through Aboriginal Eyes: The Cry from the Wilderness. Geneva: WCC Publications / World Council of Churches. 158 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, small closed tear spine, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. In this book the author looks lovingly at her own traditions. Anne traces Australia's history from her own perspective, and she tells the Aboriginal side with passion. Her greatest hope is found in the ordinary Aboriginal people who have contributed to the recent initiative of the Australian Council of Churches, and whose inspiring autobiographical sketches are in this book. ISBN: 2825409995. Our Book No: 27588. $20 AUD.

656. Payton, Philip; Dyvresow, Car (Bardic name) (1984). The Cornish Miner in Australia: Cousin Jack Down Under. Kernow, Cornwall: Dyllansow Truran. 242 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted photos), maps, pages lightly toned, light foxing edges, faint toning & foxing reverse side jacket (some edgewear & scratches, spine little faded & creased, flap square-clipped), bookshop sticker inside rear cover, owner's written name (pencil). Examines the unique and lasting Cornish impact in South Australia, the focal point of Cornish mining influence in Australia. The author also covers Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, Broken Hill in New South Wales, and Bendigo in Victoria. The author came from Cornwall to do three years research and travel in Australia, based on his University of Adelaide PhD thesis. ISBN: 0907566510. Our Book No: 29308. $30 AUD.

657. Pearl, Cyril (1958). Wild Men of Sydney: A Turbulent Era in Australian Social and Political Life (1st ed). London: W. H. Allen. 255 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, tiny bump bottom edge rear cover, edges lightly foxed & toned, edgewear jacket (flap clipped, spine little faded, edge tears & edgewear, some foxing reverse side), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Colourful villains and rogues from early Sydney. The story of the political machinations of John Norton, William Willis and Paddy Crick - a trio of villains who used blackmail, corruption and the power of the press to gain and retain power in early Sydney (late 1890s & early 1900s). (Anthony Horderns shop sticker.). Our Book No: 13343. $15 AUD.

658. Pearl, Cyril (1979). The Three Lives of Gavan Duffy (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 237 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), brown endpapers, black & white text-illustrations, minute insect damage front free flyleaf, bookplate front pastedown, owner's written name free flyleaf, minor edgewear & edge tears jacket (faint foxing reverse side, little plastic coating top edge front cover lifted). About an Irish rebel who became an Australian patriot. Between 1842, when he established and edited "The Nation", and 1855, he played a leading part in Irish politics. He migrated to Australia after resigning his seat in the British House of Commons. In Melbourne and Sydney a conquering hero's welcome awaited him, and in 1856 he was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly. Duffy tried to bring about federation of the Australian colonies, and rose to become premier in 1871. His third 'life' began when he resigned his Victorian seat and took up residence in Nice, France. In 1903 he died after seeing his dream of Australian federation realised. One son helped to draft the Australian Constitution, and another became Chief Justice of the High Court. ISBN: 0868400165. Our Book No: 26626. $20 AUD.

659. Pearn, John (editor) (1998). Shamrock and Caduceus: A Queensland Heritage of Irish Medicine (1st ed). Brisbane: Amphion Press / Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland. 49 pp. Paperback trade, pictorial card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings & photos, minimal foxing edges & title page, few creases covers, minor edgewear. This book is about the founding of the Queensland Irish Association in 1898 (in health). As the Association celebrates it Centenary, this book brings together some important parts of Irish influence in Australia. ISBN: 1864990244. Our Book No: 26550. $25 AUD.

660. Penalver, David; Penalver, Daphne (notes) (2002). Australia's Historic Stained Glass: The Artisans, the Themes, the Buildings. Goulburn, NSW: Southern Tablelands Regional Committee, National Trust. 18 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, thin card covers, few light creases covers & spine, minor edgewear. This pamphlet details the tour of churches and houses in Goulburn, NSW, after a talk by Dr Beverley Sherry. Includes are the Cathedral Church of St Saviour, St Peter & St Pauls' Cathedral, Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, houses in Church Street, and the Coolavin Hotel. The stained glass windows in the Goulburn buildings which are included in the tour are the products of English, French, Belgian and Australian companies. Our Book No: 28351. $15 AUD.

661. Penzig, Edgar (1988). Bushrangers - Heroes and Villains: The Truth About Australia's Wild Colonial Boys (Special bicentennial ed). Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 197 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial papered boards cover, black & white text-photos, full-page colour photo, spine little faded as common, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). (No 1338 of a limited edition of 2000 autographed copies.) A fascinating report on Australian bushrangers, with a focus on examining the cult of bushrangers as heroes in Australian culture. ISBN: 0958765022. Our Book No: 17023. $75 AUD.

662. Penzig, Edgar (1992). Heroes and Villains: An Illustrated History of Our Bushranging Days (Quick-print ed). Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 159 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card cover (black cloth spine), black & white text-photos, typewritten text, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). A fascinating history of Australian bushranging, combining extracts from his other works (including some new material), produced especially for audiences attending his motivational lectures on Australia's wild colonial days. ISBN: 0958765022. Our Book No: 17020. $40 AUD.

663. Penzig, Edgar (1995). Troopers, Villians, Vipers and Vixens: An Illustrated History of Police and Colonial Crime, 1850 - 1915. Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 224 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos, minor foxing & marks endpapers & edges, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). (No 1441 of a limited edition of 1500 copies.) An illustrated history of police and colonial crime in Australia from 1850 to 1915, largely newspaper reports and trial transcripts of crimes, together with reproductions of the actual published article or document. Many fascinating period pictures of criminals and guns. (Apart from the limited edition autograph, also has an additional written "Best wishes from the author" on the front free flyleaf.). ISBN: 0646137999. Our Book No: 17110. $140 AUD.

664. Perkins, Hetti; Watson, Ken; Jones, Jonathan; Willsteed, Theresa (editor) (2006). Tradition Today: Indigenous Art in Australia (Revised ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 204 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, map, black & white & colour text-photos, colour & black & white illustrations (most full-page). This well-illustrated book documents the 76 artists whose works of art are in the AGNSW's collections of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. This book gives a fresh look at the history and modern life of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Each essay draws on biographical accounts of an artist's life. ISBN: 9780734763440. Our Book No: 27763. $18 AUD.

665. Peron, M. F. (1975). A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere, Performed By Order of the Emperor Napoleon, During the Years 1801, 1802, 1803 and 1804 (Facsimile ed). Melbourne, North Melbourne: Marsh Walsh Publishing. 314 pp. Hardback small octavo, in cardboard slipcase, very good condition, brown leather covers with raised spine bands, embossed decoration covers, black vignette with gilt title on spine, extra leather title label inside rear pocket, two foldout black & white plates (includes frontispiece, minor tear), light foxing edges, pages lightly toned. Slipcase: good condition, lightly foxed, spine creased, spine ends little scuffed & worn, tiny scuff spine edge, small tear & minor edgewear. This edition is limited to 350 numbered copies of which this is no. 14. This is the first volume of the official historical account of the Baudin expedition prepared for the press by M. F. Peron, one of the naturalists appointed for the expedition. Reproduced from the original copy held by Mr H. Rollo Hamment, of Melbourne. ISBN: 0909342040. Our Book No: 28768. $200 AUD.

666. Perry, John (2002). The Quick and the Dead: Stawell and Its Race Through Time (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 284 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. The Stawell Easter Gift is a Sheffield handicap sprint (that is, held over a distance of 130 yards) that has been held since 1878 on Easter Monday in the goldmining town of Stawell in Victoria. A special story that uses one traditional event in the life of one town to tell human stories. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0868407240. Our Book No: 20797. $10 AUD.

667. Perry, Roland (2012). Bill the Bastard: The Story of Australia's Greatest War Horse (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. This is the story of a special horse whose name was a term of endearment rather than an insult. No one could ride him but one man - Major Michael Shanahan. They shared a bond, and Bill saved the Major and four of his men on one occasion. Bill became a legend, a symbol of the courage and unbreakable will of the Anzacs in the Middle east. ISBN: 9781760290092. Our Book No: 29352. $30 AUD.

668. Peters, Merle; Peters, Ronald (illustrator) (1980). The Bankstown Story: A Comprehensive History of the District (3rd ed). Sydney, Auburn: Bushell Press. 62 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, top spine scuffed, light rubbing & creasing along spine, covers lightly marked & scratched. This is the story of 185 years of the Bankstown district (southwestern Sydney), which has a colourful and eventful background. ISBN: 0949737003. Our Book No: 26510. $16 AUD.

669. Petocz, Dani (1984). A Well in Rozelle: Report of the Excavation and Analysis of the Well at 63 Nelson Street, Rozelle, N.S.W. [Sydney University Archaeological Society Publication]. Sydney: Sydney University Archaeological Society. 32 + 9 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled pamphlet, card cover (grey cloth strip along spine), very good condition, typewritten text, figures, plates at rear, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. A dig by archeology students in Rozelle, a Sydney Inner Western suburb, including description of the historic artifacts uncovered, mainly glass, pottery, bone and metal. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 094926900X. Our Book No: 12870. $15 AUD.

670. Phillips, H. (Harry) (1910). Views of the Far Famed Blue Mountains N.S.W. Katoomba, NSW: H. Phillips. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong large folio (59 cm x 23.8 cm), good plus condition (internally very good), card cover (few small edge tears), black & white photos, colour photo tipped in inside front cover (reverse side little foxed), black cloth spine (repair), vertical fold (all pages), rear cover foxed, some internal foxing, edgewear. A collection of photographs by Harry Phillips (1873 - 1944), a noted photographer, printer and publisher. He published about 80 books of photography about the Blue Mountains and Sydney, and is best remembered for his kitsch postcards. Note on p24: "Photographed and printed throughout by H. Phillips, Katoomba, N.S.W." (Estimated date, about 1910.). Our Book No: 17015. $100 AUD.

671. Phillips, Valmai (editor) (1983). The Good Old Days: Reminiscences of Early Chatswood and Willoughby. Sydney, Willoughby: Council of the Municipality of Willoughby. 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, covers little rubbed, spine creased & little rubbed, staples rusted, top corner title page removed, minor edgewear. The stories and excerpts go back to a lifestyle of a more leisurely time, with humour, good and hard times and a little heartache thrown in. The stories are from an essay and oral history competition run by the organizing committee of the Willoughby Branch. This book and the wonderful old photos takes the reader for a walk around these north shore Sydney suburbs of earlier days. ISBN: 0959965459. Our Book No: 28463. $10 AUD.

672. Phippen, Angela; Macarthur, Scott (assistant) (2002). The War Memorials of St Peters Municipality Sydney, New South Wales (Incorporating the Suburbs of St Peters, Sydenham and Tempe). Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society. 133 pp. Paperback small folio, as new condition, black & white photos, glossy paper. A record of the men and women of this inner Sydney municipality who served their country in the wars of the 20th century, and whose names were memorialized on war memorials and honour rolls. Our Book No: 6344. $35 AUD.

673. Pickett, Charles; Lomb, Nick (with) & Hutchinson, Jan (editor) (2001). Observer & Observed: A Pictorial History of Sydney Observatory and Observatory Hill (1st ed). Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing. 96 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, map, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, colour reproductions, few black & white photos, minor edgewear. This book is about Observatory Hill located in The Rocks, Sydney. There are historic photos, prints, paintings and drawings, and reproductions of work by Julian Ashton, Tom Roberts, John Passmore, Shay Docking and Cressida Campbell. Max Dupain, David Mist, Sam Hood, Harold Cazneaux, and Anne Zahalka contributed the many photos which help to make this a very interesting way to learn about the fascinating observatory building and its purpose. ISBN: 1863170863. Our Book No: 28431. $30 AUD.

674. Piggin, Stuart (2004). Spirit of a Nation: The Story of Australia's Christian Heritage (2nd ed). Sydney: Strand Publishing. 294 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. Contrary to the myth that Australia is a godless secular society, this book reveals the untold story of how Christianity has decisively shaped its national identity and values. Topics include: The First Fleet and the birth of the modern missionary movement, religious revivals, Christian passion as influencing mateship and trade unionism and human rights, the great awakening provided by the Billy Graham Crusade of 1959, and the controversial ordination of women debate. By foundation director of the Christian Studies Institute, Macquarie University. Originally published 1996, this is a reissue & retitled edition. ISBN: 1876825588. Our Book No: 24827. $50 AUD.

675. Pike, Glenville (1996). Queen of the North: A Pictorial History of Cooktown and Cape York Peninsula (Reprint ed). Mareeba, QLD: Glenville Pike. 153 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, faint foxing & crease front cover, minor edgewear. A history of Cooktown and Cape York Peninsula in far north Queensland. The many photos and detailed information will interest anyone wanting to know more about this fascinating part of Australia. ISBN: 0959896058. Our Book No: 24198. $12 AUD.

676. Pink, Kerry (1998). Through Hells Gates: A History of Strahan and Macquarie Harbour (4th ed). Tasmania: Kerry Pink. 92 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover little worn, small stain bottom corner rear cover & last few pages. This book tells the story of Macquarie Harbour and the Gordon River from their discovery in 1815 to the national controversy of the proposed Lower Gordon river hydro-electric dam and the conservationist blockade of 1982-83 nearly 170 years later. ISBN: 0646366653. Our Book No: 26533. $15 AUD.

677. Plimer, Elizabeth (1995). Once Upon a Family: One Hundred Years of History 1871 - 1976 as Seen Through the Eyes of the Nine Swann Sisters of Elizabeth Farm House Parramatta. Springwood, NSW: Butterfly Books. 295 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, fold-out chart, house plan, top edge little marked, minimal edgewear. Elizabeth Farm House, built in 1793, one of Australia's major historic treasures, is owned by the New South Wales Government and run by the Historic Houses Trust. William Swann, in 1904 bought the derelict house, saving it from certain destruction. The Swann family maintained the restored house for 65 years. For 60 of those years this responsibility was carried by the nine daughters of William and his wife, Elizabeth. This book traces the lives and times of these women who carved out careers for themselves in the horse-and-buggy era. With photos, documents, map and genealogical chart (family tree), and a comprehensive index. ISBN: 0947333800. Our Book No: 23152. $10 AUD.

678. Plowman, Peter (2007). Australian Cruise Ships (1st ed). Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 112 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, errata slip loosely inserted, minor edgewear, owner's written name inside front cover, covers lightly creased, small closed tear rear cover join to spine. This book provides details of many of the ships that cruised out of Australian ports from the early 1970s up to 2000, and all the cruise liners to have been seen in local waters since 2001, as well as taking a look ahead to the liners scheduled to come here in 2007 and 2008. ISBN: 9781877058509. Our Book No: 26646. $22 AUD.

679. Poignant, Axel; Poignant, Roslyn (1993). Mangrove Creek 1951: A Day with the Hawkesbury River Postman. Sydney South: Hawkesbury River Enterprises. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner pages little worn, few light creases & toning fore-edge. Produced to accompany an exhibition of the same name curated by Roslyn Poignant and toured by the Australian Centre for Photography. The author recounts her memories of accompanying the photographer along the river and looks at the complex relationships between personal retrospection, collective memory and the record captured by the camera. The photographer explores the way of life of the descendants of pioneer settlers living near Sydney along an isolated tributary of the Hawkesbury River. This special book will appeal to admirer's of Axel Poignant's work, and social and art historians, and the many Australians with family connections to the Hawkesbury River. ISBN: 0646139576. Our Book No: 26523. $15 AUD.

680. Pollard, Neville (1988). Offal, Oil and Overseas Trade: The Story of the Sydenham to Botany Railway. Sydney, St James: Australian Railway Historical Society, New South Wales Division. 56 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, diagrams, reare cover lightly marked, minor creasing spine & edgewear. The story of the railway's role in the development of the wider Botany area of southern Sydney. ISBN: 0909650217. Our Book No: 25916. $20 AUD.

681. Porter, June (2013). Can a Duck Swim?: An Autobiography (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 185 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket. This is the fascinating true story of a young Australian woman from the suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, transported to opulent India during the last years of the British Raj. ISBN: 9781743052013. Our Book No: 28272. $20 AUD.

682. Porter, James; Davey, Richard Innes (prepared) & Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish (afterword0 (2014). The Travails of Jimmy Porter: A Memoir (Reprint ed). Strahan, TAS: Round Earth Company. 116 pp. Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, single-colour text-drawings, minimal edgewear. This memoir was written on Norfolk Island in 1842 by James Porter, who was sent to the Island prison from Van Diemens Land after a sentence of death which was incurred for the piracy of the Frederick from Macquarie Harbour in 1834 was set aside. This story is about the mastermind of the Frederick mutineers, scallywag and swashbuckling romancer, whose desire for freedom takes him around the world. ISBN: 0975005111. Our Book No: 28264. $35 AUD.

683. Powell, John P. (editor) (1997). Cross Currents: Historical Studies of the Hawkesbury. Berowra Heights, NSW: Deerubbin Press. 104 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, figures & drawings, map inside covers, sepia (brown-tinted) photos covers, spine & top edge covers little faded, minor edgewear corners. Examines aspects of the way of life of the river people of the Hawkesbury region (northwest of Sydney), and some of their achievements in the face of an often hostile environment. Many of the illustrations have not been previously published. The author has included a wealth of information to interest residents, visitors, family historians, boating enthusiasts and anyone wanting to learn about the Hawkesbury area. ISBN: 0646305573. Our Book No: 29323. $12 AUD.

684. Power, Thomas P. (1897). [INVOICE] Thomas P. Power, Saddlers Ironmonger & Manufacturer, Melbourne. Melbourne: Thomas P. Power. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, quarto, good plus condition, page lightly toned, bottom corners creased, little marked, two small holes, some edgewear, pen mark stripe. Single-page invoice for this business, 398-400 Little Bourke Street West, Melbourne, dated 10 March, 1897. Customer is Messrs J. H. Abbott & Co, Bendigo. Text in ink. The customer ordered bridles, stirrups, etc. Total is Pounds 10.18.9, of which Pounds 8.13.1 is carried forward from a previous invoice. Our Book No: 4220. $20 AUD.

685. Pownall, Eve; Senior, Margaret (illustrator) (1960). The Australia Book (4th ed). Sydney: House of John Sands. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback large folio (35.4 x 24.7 cm), very good condition, pictorial board cover (raised red spine, boards little lifting), colour drawings & map, cover corner tip bumped, edgewear corners & spine ends, small patch black texta marks inside front cover. (Estimated date, Trove catalogue.) A popular large-format collectible history of early Australia for children. Awarded first prize in the Australian Book Society's Manuscript Competition, and the Children's Book Council's Book of the Year (1952). Our Book No: 16661. $25 AUD.

686. Prentice, Bob (compiler) (1977). The Reconstruction of the Victorian Provincial Tramways: An Illustrated Account, Etc. Melbourne, Prahran: Haddon Tramway Workshops. 16 pp. Paperback thin trade, good condition, stapled (rusted), black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear corners, front cover lightly marked, covers lightly foxed, owner's written name & date. (Published about 1977, Trove catalogue.) An illustrated account of the Victorian provincial tramways prior to and after take-over by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria. ISBN: 0909173001. Our Book No: 25475. $15 AUD.

687. Prentis, Malcolm (2008). A Concise Companion to Aboriginal History (1st ed). Dural, NSW: Rosenberg Publishing. 264 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, maps, tables, illustrated title page, black & white photos rear jacket flap (minimal edgewear). This reference book looks at Australian Aboriginal history from creation stories involving the Dreaming through to Aboriginal cultural and political activity in the 21st century. The entries are alphabetically arranged and include biographies, historical events, pioneering work by anthropologists, historical controversies, literature and sport, and social issues. ISBN: 9781877058622. Our Book No: 25989. $15 AUD.

688. Prentis, Malcolm (2008). The Scots in Australia (1st p/b ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 334 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. This book is a comprehensive history of Scottish immigrants - including convicts and free settlers - and their descendants in Australia from 1788 to the present. The author has combined anecdote, biography and history. There are stories on governors, explorers, graziers and farmers, manufacturers and accountants, teachers, scientists and doctors, lawyers, missionaries and clergy, social workers, politicians, poets, painters, police, pop stars, sportspeople, soldiers and spies. The book demonstrates how the Scots and their descendants have shaped and been shaped by Australia. ISBN: 9781921410215. Our Book No: 28214. $20 AUD.

689. Preservation Society, Pichi Richi Railway (1976). The Pichi Richi Railway: Restored and Operated on a Voluntary Basis by Members of The Pichi Richi Railway Preservation Society Incorporated (Reprint ed). Port Augusta, SA: A. & P. Kitchener Printers. Unnum 52 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos & timetables, map, minor edgewear, minor creasing along spine, covers little scratched, staples slightly rusted, bottom corner front cover creased, light crease rear cover, edges of spine slightly rubbed, rubber stamp title page. This publication is about the Pichi Richi Railway line which is one of the four surviving sections of narrow gauge line in the north of South Australia. The Preservation Society was formed in 1973. ISBN: 0959850902. Our Book No: 26413. $15 AUD.

690. Preston, Margaret; Edwards, Deborah; Peel, Rose & Mimmocchi, Denise (with) (2005). Margaret Preston (1st ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 300 pp. Hardback wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white text-photos (paintings), few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, CD-ROM in pocket inside rear cover. Very heavy (2.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. This richly illustrated monograph, complete with CD-ROM catalogue raisonne of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, is unrivalled in its scope, and is the first publication to look in detail at the life and art of this extraordinary artist from the mid-1890s in Adelaide to her death in Sydney in 1963. This catalogue was published in association with the exhibition "Margaret Preston: Art and Life", held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, and three other Australian venues. Curated by Edwards and colleagues. ISBN: 0734763735. Our Book No: 16089A. $240 AUD.

691. Pretyman, E. R. (1970). Some Notes on Maria Island and Its Penal Settlements. Hobart: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minor insect damage front cover, corner one page creased. A history of the convict settlement on Maria Island, off the east coast of Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). Our Book No: 2485. $10 AUD.

692. Priestley, Susan (2011). Henrietta Augusta Dugdale: An Activist 1827 - 1918. Melbourne: Melbourne Books. 201 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, minor edgewear, front cover corner tips little worn. This biography of a thrice-married woman, who was born in St Pancras, London, during the reign of George IV and died 91 years later at Point Lonsdale, Victoria, seeks to understand how and why she came to Australia, became a vegetarian, a secularist, initiated the first female suffrage society in Australasia and, in her late middle age, published a futuristic allegory titled "A Few Hours in a Far Off Age". This well researched book is an illuminating insight into the formation of the Australian women's movement. ISBN: 9781877096471. Our Book No: 26786. $30 AUD.

693. Progress Association, Morpeth (1988). The Morpeth Story 1821 1988 (2nd ed). Morpeth, NSW: Morpeth Progress Association. Unnum 44 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, good plus condition, black & white drawings, few tiny creases covers, faint foxing covers, tiny ridges fore-edge (possible printing error), minor edgewear. This booklet is a chronicle of some of the events of Morpeth's story taken from the journals "Morpeth and I" (A. P. Elkin 1937), Royal Australian Historical Society, and other valued local sources. This booklet was first published in 1971 as a sesquicentenary project. This second edition is dedicated to Canon Mawson who was the editor of the first edition. Our Book No: 26564. $10 AUD.

694. Publishing Company, Commercial (1903). Old Times: Volume 1, no 1 to Volume 1, no 3 [3 issues]. Sydney: Commercial Publishing Company. 235 pp. Each issue: Hardback large quarto, paper-covered boards (dark green cloth spine), very good condition, black & white text-photos, adverts, hinge little split (pages firm), edgewear. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. We offer the first 3 (of 4 published) issues of this Australian historical magazine, in the scarce hardback format. Consecutively numbered pages. "A unique illustrated history of the early days, dealing with every phase of life from the arrival of Governor Phillip, with many reminiscences of old colonists living and dead" - Caption from Vol. 1, no. 2 (May 1903). Our Book No: 15214A. $100 AUD.

695. Pullen, John (2014). Nature's Gifts: The Australian Lectures of Henry George on the Ownership of Land & Other Natural Resources. Sydney, Annandale: Desert Pea Press / Federation Press. 225 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, minor edgewear corners. In 1890, the famous American economist and social reformer Henry George came to Australia to do a controversial 98-day public lecture tour. He visited 34 cities and towns. This book provides, for the first time, a detailed account of this important and progressive lecture series. Equal rights to land, land taxation, land prices, land rents, land nationalisation, and free trade and protection remain issues which are relevant now. ISBN: 9781876861124. Our Book No: 29001. $30 AUD.

696. Purcell, Leigh (1982). [ENVELOPE, PHOTOGRAPHS] 50th Anniversary: Sydney Harbour Bridge 1932 - 1982. Sydney: Daily Mirror. N/A pp. Photos in souvenir envelope, very good condition. Contents: four black & white photos. Envelope: cardboard, oblong small quarto format, flaps at back, sticker seal (rear flap scuffed from part sticker removal), minor edgewear. (Limited edition: no 977 of 1000 copies.) Souvenir envelope (designed by Purcell) containing photographs, published by the Sydney tabloid newspaper, the Daily Mirror, to mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Our Book No: 12299. $15 AUD.

697. Purcell, Lorraine (2010). The Miners' Friend: A Brief Account of the Life of Ludwig Hugo (Louis) Beyers 1840 - 1910 in Hill End, New South Wales & the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. Sydney, Carlton: Hill End & Tambaroora Gathering Group. 44 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photo rear cover, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, maps, minimal edgewear. This brief biography, compiled by Purcell, is about Ludwig (Louis) Beyers who was the much loved Mayor of Hill End. He left the eastern states to go to Western Australia to gain his fortune in the gold rushes of 1892. This book has been produced for the centenary of his death. It commemorates the laying of a plaque on his grave in the Mt Morgans cemetary on 30 November 2010. His great granddaughter, Helen Heath has written a dedication on behalf of the Beyer descendants. ISBN: 9780980613223. Our Book No: 28873. $25 AUD.

698. Purdie, Robert; Fishburn, Matthew (editor) (2014). Narrative of the Wreck of HMS Porpoise. Sydney, Potts Point: Hordern House Rare Books. 134 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket (with flaps, nautical chart reverse side), pale blue paper covered boards, beige cloth spine, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), few sepia (brown-tinted) drawings. This is the long over-looked account of the notorious wreck of HMS Porpoise on the southern fringe of the Great Barrier Reef in 1803. This narrative of the wreck is now revealed as written by a junior officer on Matthew Flinders' HMS Investigator, Surgeon's Mate Robert Purdie (1780 - 1815). The narrative was originally published in eight parts in the Naval Chronicle in 1799 - 1818. This book has a new introduction and notes by Matthew Fishburn. Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the July 1814 publication of Matthew Flinders' "Voyage to Terra Australis". ISBN: 9781875567737. Our Book No: 29604. $40 AUD.

699. Putnis, Peter (1988). Steele Rudd's Australia. Toowoomba: Darling Downs Institute Press. 67 pp. Paperback oblong, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, black & white drawings, minor creasing front cover. Steele Rudd, born at Drayton near Toowoomba in 1868, is Queensland's most popular author of novels and short stories. He created the immortal characters of Dad'n'Dave and their comical adventures on a Darling Downs farm. ISBN: 0949414247. Our Book No: 20428. $10 AUD.

700. Radford, Ron (2007). Ocean to Outback: Australian Landscape Painting 1850 - 1950 (1st ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 119 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, map, colour illustrations (mostly full-page), minor edgewear. This book coincides with the exhibition undertaken as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the National Gallery of Australia. In the Director's foreword he states that he has included famous masterpieces of Australian art that are usually on permanent display at the National Gallery. The exhibition also includes interesting little-known works, that because of their condition, out-of-period framing and not enough hanging space at the National Gallery, have rarely or never been displayed in Canberra - these paintings have been cleaned and restored and reframed in time for the tour. The exhibition toured every Australian state and territory during 2007 - 2009, and included landscape paintings from every state and territory. ISBN: 9780642541451. Our Book No: 29473. $35 AUD.

701. Radic, Therese (1988). A Treasury of Favourite Australian Songs: With Complete Words and Music (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Viking O'Neil / Penguin Books. 136 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned. This book is a selection of the best-known, best loved songs of our heritage-convict songs, shearing songs, bush songs, union songs, sentimental, satirical and sad songs (sheet music). Compiled by music historian Therese Radic, who also provides the provenance of each song. ISBN: 0670901024. Our Book No: 26736. $18 AUD.

702. Railton, James (1910). [INVOICE] Railton Bros, Wholesale and Retail Nurserymen and Seed Merchants, Melbourne. Melbourne: J. Hickmer. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, oblong octavo (18 x 20 cm), good plus condition, page lightly toned, minor edgewear. A single-page invoice from this business at 273 Swanston Street, Melbourne, dated August 17, 1910. The customer is Castle Bros, Kyneton. Text in pencil, with extra annotation in ink. Rubber stamp "James Railton" overprints business name Railton Bros. Our Book No: 4231. $20 AUD.

703. Ramsay, Janet K. (1988). The Women of Meroogal (1st ed). Sydney, Glebe: Historic Houses Trust. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, two colour photos, map, few creases in covers, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges, light foxing inside covers. The history of Meroogal, an early home built at Nowra in New South Wales (NSW). The home was first occupied in February 1886, and the Historic Houses Trust purchased it in 1985. This book is one of a set of three the Trust has commissioned which looks at the lives of the women who lived in three of the houses owned by the Trust. The author has told the story of the women of Meroogal with charm and sensitivity. ISBN: 094975336X. Our Book No: 22109. $12 AUD.

704. Ramslande, John (1986). Children of the Backlanes: Destitute and Neglected Children in Colonial New South Wales. Sydney, Kensington: New South Wales University Press (NSWUP). 249 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tables, black & white text-photos, illustrated endpapers, edges little foxed, pages lightly toned, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (minor edgewear). This is the story of the children from the First Fleet when it landed in Sydney Cove, in 1788, and how they became neglected and destitute. The author examines both the history of the various movements to rescue the children of New South Wales, and the controversies which surrounded the ideological goals and the methods of the schemes. This book is a valuable contribution to the history of an important part of Australia's history. ISBN: 0868403695. Our Book No: 29368. $40 AUD.

705. Raymond, James (compiler) (1966). The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory 1832 (Facsimile ed) [William Dixson Foundation Publication, no 7]. Sydney: Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales (NSW). Unnum 290 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white foldout map (frontispiece), colour foldout, some edgewear jacket (spine ends little chipped, reverse side spine toned), minimal pencil annotation, old price marks, copy 1. Facsimile of a directory compiled by James Raymond, Postmaster of New South Wales, and originally published in 1832. Contains a foldout map of Sydney, and a colour foldout of signal flags. Our Book No: 13160. $50 AUD.

706. Raymond, James (compiler) (1966). The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory 1832 (Facsimile ed) [William Dixson Foundation Publication, no 7]. Sydney: Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales (NSW). Unnum 290 pp. Hardback, no jacket (missing), very good condition, black & white foldout map (frontispiece), colour foldout, minor edgewear, copy 2. Facsimile of a directory compiled by James Raymond, Postmaster of New South Wales, and originally published in 1832. Contains a foldout map of Sydney, and a colour foldout of signal flags. Our Book No: 13160A. $40 AUD.

707. Rayner, Tony (2005). Female Factory, Female Convicts: The Story of the More than 13,000 Women Exiled from Britain to Van Diemen's Land (Reprint ed). Dover, TAS: Esperance Press. 200 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. The experiences of female convicts transported to NSW and Van Diemen's Land, with an examination of female factories, particularly Hobart's Cascades Female Factory. ISBN: 1876342137. Our Book No: 17119. $26 AUD.

708. Redding, George (1986). A History of North Ryde 1850 - 1950. Sydney, Allambie Heights: North Ryde Public School Ex-Pupils History Group. 112 pp. Paperback large wide thin octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny scuff fore-edge rear cover, edges & pages lightly toned, small mark top edge, corner tips front cover little scuffed, corners front cover creased, spine little faded. This book is about the northern Sydney suburb of North Ryde prior to 1950. North Ryde was a distinctly rural community until well after World War 2. During the 1950s the character changed from a district of orchards, poultry farms and market gardens to one of intense development. The part north of Epping Road has become a significant light industrial area, and Macquarie University has added another dimension. ISBN: 1862523843. Our Book No: 29444. $17 AUD.

709. Reece, Bob (1989). Irish Convicts: The Origins of Convicts Transported to Australia (1st ed). Dublin: Department of Modern History, University College Dublin Press. 191 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white photo portrait rear cover (author), black & white drawings, minor edgewear, covers lightly marked & rubbed, edges lightly foxed, corners covers little creased. This reference book is the result of the author's work with final-year honours students at UCD who were encouraged to undertake original research on the Irish convict background, using transportation records held at Dublin Castle. ISBN: 1870089340. Our Book No: 26766. $26 AUD.

710. Rees, Peter (2014). Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War 1 Nurses: The Book That Inspired the ABC1 TV Series (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 363 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, crease front cover, covers little rubbed & scratched, minor edgewear corners. Using diaries and letters, the author goes into hospital camps and the wards, and the tent surgeries on the edge of some of the most horrific battlefronts of human history (Middle East and Europe during WW1). This is a story of extraordinary courage and humanity shown by a group of women whose contribution to the Anzac legend has hardly been recognised in Australian history. This inspiring book will make sure that they are not forgotten. (This book was originally published in 2008 as "The Other Anzacs".). ISBN: 9781743319826. Our Book No: 28509. $20 AUD.

711. Reid, Frank; Bowyang, Bill (pseudonym);Mills, Brig. A. J. (foreword), & Davidson, Lt J. (foreword) (1934). The Fighting Camiliers (1st ed) [The Gallant Legion, no. 7]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 226 + 27 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, black cloth cover (embossed pattern, gilt spine lettering), endpapers toned, edges & endpages & title page lightly foxed. The exploits of the Imperial Camel Corps (ICC) in the Sinai and Palestine campaigns of the Great War (World War 1). Two of the four battalions of the ICC were Australians, mostly retreating soldiers from Gallipoli. "Frank Reid" and "Bill Bowyang" were two of several pen names for Australian writer Alexander Vindex Vennard. This book is a breezy, historical narrative permeated with digger insouciance. (Angus & Robertson catalogue at the rear.). Our Book No: 17177. $100 AUD.

712. Reid, Richard (2011). Not Just Ned: A True History of the Irish in Australia (1st stated ed). Canberra: National Museum of Australia. 127 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, minor edgewear corners. This book was published to go with the exhibition at the National Museum of Australia, from March to July, 2011. The book brings together a collection of rare and precious objects, documents, paintings, drawings and photos that relate to the history of the Irish in Australia. ISBN: 9781876944827. Our Book No: 28715. $25 AUD.

713. Reynolds, G. T.; Reynolds, G. J. (alternative) (1985). The History of the Port of Nelligen: Part 1. Batemans Bay, NSW: Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society. 112 pp. Paperback wide trade, card cover, stapled, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, staples lightly rusted, covers minimally marked & scratched, owner's written name title page. A general local history of the town of Nelligen, including its port area, on the south coast of New South Wales (NSW), inland from Batemans Bay, and up the Clyde River. ISBN: 0959460837. Our Book No: 26552. $15 AUD.

714. Reynolds, Henry (1989). Dispossession: Black Australians and White Invaders (1st ed) [Australian Experience]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 226 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner tip front cover creased, light foxing inside covers, faint foxing top edge. This book is about the present as well as about our colonial heritage: the interaction between Aborigines and settlers and farmers. Written by the author of The Other Side of the Frontier and other books on Aboriginal Australia. ISBN: 0043701825. Our Book No: 25039. $20 AUD.

715. Reynolds, Henry (1999). Why Weren't We Told? A Personal Search for the Truth About Our History (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 264 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minimal foxing endpapers, minor edgewear. First edition. A frank account of how the author realised that he, like generations of Australians, grew up with a distorted picture of Aboriginal history. ISBN: 0670887412. Our Book No: 13559. $15 AUD.

716. Reynolds, Henry (2016). Unnecessary Wars (1st ed). Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 266 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Examines Australia's debate about war and peace, nation and empire, and how the Boer War (1899 - 1902) set in motion what is now taken for granted. He suggests that we need to consider Australia's involvement in unnecessary wars and how they have been regarded and remembered. ISBN: 9781742234809. Our Book No: 29356. $25 AUD.

717. Reynolds, Peter (2000). John Balmain: Schoolteacher and Goldseeker in Balmain, California and Goondiwindi 1810 - 1884 [Balmain Historical Monograph]. Sydney, Balmain: Balmain Association, Inc. 118 pp. Paperback small quarto, as new condition, glossy paper, black & white text=photos. The curious and tragic story of schoolteacher John Balmain and his family. He was the supposed nephew of Scottish surgeon Dr William Balmain, who in 1800 was granted land now known as the inner western Sydney suburbs of Balmain and Rozelle. John arrived in Sydney in 1837 and unsuccessfully claimed a share of the land grant, without knowing that William had previously gifted the land to another party. ISBN: 0958760632. Our Book No: 16904. $30 AUD.

718. Reynolds, Peter L.; Flottmann, Paul V. (1976). Half a Thousand Acres: Balmain, a History of the Land Grant. Sydney, Balmain: Balmain Association, Inc. 148 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (including frontispiece), endpapers & pages lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, jacket chipped (spine ends & corners worn, rubbed, rear cover little scratched), small stain fore-edge, autograph (both authors' written names). (No 94 of 100 autographed copies.) In this book the times and lives of Dr. William Balmain and Professor John Borthwick Gilchrist emerge from obscurity. An exciting story of colonial double-dealing, political intrigue and illicit trading that has has surrounded the origins of the Balmain Land Grant. ISBN: 0959950222. Our Book No: 28108. $25 AUD.

719. Rhodes, Carrolline; Hoban, Rhonda (foreword) (2015). Nambucca Valley: The Evolution of Community: The Centenary History Nambucca Shire Council 1915 -2015. Wauchope, NSW: Carrolline Rhodes / M&S Offset Pty Ltd (Printer). 368 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, tiny bump spine edge. About the community of Nambucca Shire Council, located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane.The author has written about the evolution of Nambucca Valley in the community over the last 100 years. The Mayor's foreword states the modern changes such as a woman chairing the meeting or reading business papers from an iPad would not have been done in the early years of the council. The local author and historian brings the history of the local people to life. A great way to learn about this part of Australia. ISBN: 9780646943619. Our Book No: 29491. $35 AUD.

720. Richardson, Matthew (2006). Once a Jolly Swagman: The Ballad of Waltzing Matilda. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 230 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edges & pages lightly toned, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket, inner hinge little split (pages firm). The history and folklore behind Australia's favourite song "Waltzing Matilda". This book attempts to answer the riddles contained within the song. ISBN: 9780522853080. Our Book No: 28102. $10 AUD.

721. Riemer, Andrew (2008). A Family History of Smoking (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, bottom corners covers lightly worn. This is a compelling memoir about two European families living through the last gasps of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. From great-grandfather David, who saw his family's fortunes decline with the gradual rise of anti-Semitism, to the ultra-modern, glamorous mother who held her family together through WW2, the author paints a beautiful picture of a now vanished world that literally went up in smoke. Set against the backdrop of the tumult of early 20th-century Europe, this book is full of eccentric characters, literary anecdotes and historical drama. ISBN: 9780522854886. Our Book No: 24057. $20 AUD.

722. Rietstap, J. B.; Rietmann, O. & Kelly, William (1867). Australie: De Jongste Zee-en Landreizen in dat Werelddeel, aan het Volk Verhaald. Leiden: Van den Heuvell & Van Santen. 274 pp. Hardback large octavo, very good condition, green cloth cover (gilt & black embosssed cover & spine), colour frontispiece, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear & bumping corners, top spine little frayed, prize bookplate. (Estimated date, 1867, Ferguson 14922. Trove catalogue, 1870s.) A rare Dutch translation by Johannes Baptist Rietstap (1828 - 1891) of two books about travel to Australia and the south west Pacific islands in the 1850s. The first book is "Wanderungen in Australien und Polynesien" (in German language), by O. Rietmann. The second book is "Life in Victoria, or Victoria in 1853, and Victoria in 1858", by William Kelly. Frontispiece is chromolithograph of Sydney. Bookplate is prize awarded at Institution de Glimes, Anvers (dated 1876). Our Book No: 15603. $400 AUD.

723. Riggs, Patricia; Nolan, Tony (illustrator) (1988). A Portrait of Kempsey (1st ed). Bathurst, NSW: Robert Brown & Associates. 64 pp. Hardback oblong large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side), light foxing endpapers, light rubbing top & bottom edges. This very special book is an attempt to record the history of the Macleay Valley's architectural background and the people associated with it. It is also a salute to a rich historical past of the Kempsey region, New South Wales. ISBN: 0949267376. Our Book No: 25685. $40 AUD.

724. Robertson, Angus and (1912). Angus and Robertson's History of Australia and New Zealand: Being a Short Account of the Early Discoveries and Settlement: For the Use of Junior Pupils (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 80 pp. paperback small, good plus condition, card cover (concealed staples), drawings, pages little creased (during manufacture), covers & pages lightly toned, edgewear, spine repaired (archival tape), owner's written name front cover, bookplate. A scarce early issue of this popular history of Australasia for Australian school children. This revised edition was originally published in 1910. (Bookplate of Brian W. McDonald, Australian History Promotions. Written name of Annie Donnison, dated 28.10.12.). Our Book No: 17269. $80 AUD.

725. Robertson, Elizabeth; Hoare, Merval (editor) (1996). Elizabeth Robertson's Diary: Norfolk Island 1845 (Unstated 1st ed). Newcastle, NSW: Merval Hoare / Newey & Beath (Printer). 64 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, full-page black & white drawings (sketches), minimal edgewear. A candid account of life in early Norfolk Island. In September 1845, at the Superintendent of Agriculture's residence, the author writes to her sister Fanny (Mrs Frances Murdoch), who lived in Hobart Town, and recounts her life for the previous six weeks. ISBN: 0731653769. Our Book No: 23013. $12 AUD.

726. Robin, Libby (2007). How a Continent Created a Nation. Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 259 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. She explores the links between nature and nation. By looking at some of those who observe the natural world such as scientists, field naturalists and farmers she tells the story of how Australia as a nation has come to understand our land. Having left the cultural cringe behind, settler Australians are struggling with the strange nature of this continent. She suggests new ways of living in an arid and urbanised continent in times of global change, and gives hope that Australia can move beyond the biological cringe. ISBN: 9780868408910. Our Book No: 16996. $27 AUD.

727. Robson, L. L. (1970). The Convict Settlers of Australia: An Enquiry into the Origin and Character of the Convicts transported to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land 1787 - 1852. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 257 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, owner's written name. A systematic study based on a statistical sample of male and female convicts transported to Australia between 1787 and 1852. Includes the origins and crimes of the convicts, age, religion, occupation and socioeconomic background. This provides basic knowledge of the people and the period, in both Britain and its antipodean prisons. By lecturer in history, University of Melbourne. ISBN: 0522839940. Our Book No: 12212. $20 AUD.

728. Rodgers, James (2009). To Give and Not to Count the Cost: Riverview and the Great War [To Give and Not Count the Cost to Fight and Not Heed the Wounds (The Prayer for Generosity, Saint Ignatius of Loyola)]. Sydney, Lane Cove: Saint Ignatius College, Riverview. 256 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. These are the stories of men who were all born before Federation, who were all educated at Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview, and who were all killed or died 'in the service of the Empire' between 1914 and 1919 (WW1). They came from diverse backgrounds, ages, occupations, family circumstances, beliefs and even nationalities. The 60 men in this book enlisted voluntarily for military service and served at Gallipoli, in France, Belgium, Palestine, and Egypt. This book is written to make sure they will never be forgotten. Written by a former student at Saint Ignatius College, Riverview - he has taught English and Classical languages at the College since 1978. He is currently the Director of Students. ISBN: 9780959275841. Our Book No: 28335. $50 AUD.

729. Rolfe, Margaret (1998). Australian Quilt Heritage. Sydney, Rushcutters Bay: J. B. Fairfax Press. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour photos, few black & white photos, title lightly faded spine, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name). The story of Australian life over two centuries through the heritage of quilts, from convict-made quilts through to quilts as a contemporary art form. Written by a well-known quilt historian. This is a book to treasure for anyone interested in Australian history and crafts. ISBN: 1863433333. Our Book No: 29147. $30 AUD.

730. Rolls, Eric (1992). Sojourners: Flowers and the Wide Sea: The Epic Story of China's Centuries-Old Relationship with Australia (1st p/b ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 531 pp. Paperback large thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, drawings, map, spine faintly creased, edges minimally foxed, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First paperback edition. A remarkable scholarly history of the Chinese interaction with Australia, based on 25 years research. Most familiar is Chinese migration to the goldfields, which lead to the White Australia Policy. Other important themes covered are gambling (a passion that the Chinese shared with Europeans), health and sickness - in particular opium smoking and the strange story of leprosy and smallpox - and role on the Pacific. ISBN: 0702224782. Our Book No: 16893. $30 AUD.

731. Rolls, Eric (2002). Visions of Australia: Impressions of the Landscape 1642 - 1910. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. Presents a challenging and exciting vista of early Australia. Records the opinions of over 100 visitors and colonists who saw the land of Australia in its unchanged state (about years 1600 to 1900), and the cities as they developed. The modern notion of a harsh landscape is transformed into a garden of wildflowers, and wood and canvas huts into buildings of extraordinary elegance. European settlers are transformed from drunken and licentious convicts into members of an intelligent, vigorous and adaptable society. Transforms Aboriginal Australians into highly intelligent people with great artistic ability. Draws on a diverse range of original historical documents, and complemented by insightful commentary. ISBN: 073440445X. Our Book No: 20283. $15 AUD.

732. Rosenberg, Louise (2011). True Blue Jews. Sydney: Sydney Jewish Museum. 293 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, covers little creased, minor edgewear. The author has written this book of historical and personal essays on Australian Jewish personalities and members of her own family. There are many anecdotal references in this very colourful look at the Australian Jewish community. This book will interest anyone who wants to learn about the diversity of Australian Jewry. The author has previously written "Of Folktales and Jewish Folk in Australian History". ISBN: 9780980545876. Our Book No: 29439. $40 AUD.

733. Ross, Valerie (1988). Matthew Everingham: A First Fleeter and His Times. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 167 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings & maps, considerable edgewear to spine, minor toning pages, internally excellent. The life of a convict arriving on the First Fleet, who eventually became a farmer in the Hawkesbury district. ISBN: 0908120370. Our Book No: 17195. $40 AUD.

734. Roughley, June; Roughley, Ken (1986). The Loftier Race: The Roughley Family, Pioneers of Dural. Sydney, Kenthurst: Orange Grove Press. 352 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, genealogy charts, illustrated endpapers, light foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket (spine ends little creased, spine lightly faded, top corners creased), corners covers little bumped. Heavy (1.6 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This the story of the Roughley family whose roots stretch back to Britain in 1759. The authors have done several years of family research, family folklore and the prevailing conditions and customs of the time to produce this fascinating book. The genealogy charts and many photos make the family history very readable, and a useful reference for anyone wanting to do the extensive research required to complete their own family history. ISBN: 0958844100. Our Book No: 29322. $80 AUD.

735. Rowland, E. C. (1976). The Paddle Steamer Gem: Queen of the Murray [Murray River]. Melbourne, Canterbury: Mullaya Publications. 51 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, crease bottom corner front cover, spine little faded, minor edgewear, bookshop stamp front pastedown. For 75 years the paddlesteamer Gem was a familiar sight on the rivers, first as a barge, then a cargo-passenger carrier, and finally carrying tourists on a regular run from Morgan in South Australia to Mildura. Gem made her final commercial run in 1952. Ten years later she found a new lease of life when she was towed from Mildura to the Pioneer Settlement at Swan Hill where she was gently floated into her specially prepared dock. Lovingly restored, she now provides a lasting link with a never-to-be repeated chapter of our history. ISBN: 0859140199. Our Book No: 21911. $10 AUD.

736. Rowley Lees, Jennie (2008). The Sydney Eisteddfod Story: 1933 - 1941 (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney Eisteddfod. 315 pp. Paperback large octavo, thick card covers with flaps, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Heavy. The story of how the Sydney Eisteddfod opened in 1933, and went on to uncover a lot of amazing talent and started a cultural renaissance. An eisteddfod is a Welsh festival of literature, music and performing arts. ISBN: 9780975748329. Our Book No: 28003. $20 AUD.

737. Roxburgh, Rachel; Baglin, Douglass (photos) & Clark, Manning (preface) (1989). Throsby Park: An Account of the Throsby Family in Australia 1802 - 1940. [Sydney]: NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. 176 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, maps, tiny scuff spine ends, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the story of the Throsby family, British migrants who settled at Throsby Park at Mossvale (New South Wales) in 1802. The author has used down-to-earth language and vivid descriptions to tell this fascinating story. The illustrations help to paint a picture about the way of life, the hard work, the pleasure of their own creations, and the tenacity of our past migrants which will let the present generation look at the past with new eyes. ISBN: 0730522512. Our Book No: 27320. $15 AUD.

738. Ruhen, Carl (1988). The Sea Devil: The Controversial Cruise of the Nazi Emissary von Luckner to Australia and New Zealand in 1938 (1st ed). Sydney: Kangaroo. 136 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (crease top edge, light foxing reverse side), light foxing top edge, spine ends lightly rubbed. The story of Count Felix von Luckner who visited Australia and New Zealand in 1938. He was seen by many as a Nazi spy and by others as a chivalrous and honourable foe during World War 1 (WW1) when, as a sea raider, he had sunk 14 Allied ships in the the South Atlantic without loss of a single life. (Includes advert sheet for von Luckner's lecture in Canberra on 4 June 1938.). ISBN: 0864171781. Our Book No: 26506. $20 AUD.

739. Ruhen, Carl (1992). Sydney Male Choir: Eighty Years of Fine Harmony (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney Male Choir. 104 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner tips rear cover & few pages lightly creased, small crease top edge front cover & few pages. The story of the Sydney Male Choir. ISBN: 0646081594. Our Book No: 23809. $15 AUD.

740. Rusden, G. W. (George William) (1985). Discovery, Survey and Settlement of Port Phillip (2 volumes) [Victoriana collection]. [Melbourne]: Queensberry Hill Press. 85 + 67 pp. Two volumes, lacking slipcase. Each volume: Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, folding black & white map at rear, no slipcase (missing), copy 1. (Copy 131 of limited edition of 155 copies.) This facsimile edition has been reset from the one-volume edition (Williams & Norgate, London, 1872). An early history of the Port Phillip locality, being the site of the future city of Melbourne, Victoria. ISBN: 0909174369. Our Book No: 12790. $80 AUD.

741. Rusden, G. W. (George William) (1985). Discovery, Survey and Settlement of Port Phillip (2 volumes) [Victoriana collection]. [Melbourne]: Queensberry Hill Press. 85 + 67 pp. Two volumes, lacking slipcase. Each volume: Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, folding black & white map at rear, cardboard slipcase, copy 2. (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies.) This facsimile edition has been reset from the one-volume edition (Williams & Norgate, London, 1872). An early history of the Port Phillip locality, being the site of the future city of Melbourne, Victoria. ISBN: 0909174369. Our Book No: 12790A. $140 AUD.

742. Russell, Eric (1990). The Opposite Shore: North Sydney and Its People (1st ed). Sydney: North Shore Historical Society / John Ferguson. 312 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, bottom corner folded one page, faint foxing flyleaves, minor edgewear jacket (bottom corner front cover creased, few small scratches). Heavy. This chronological history based on original resources, presents fresh material and clears up old ambiguities. The author focuses on the human side of the story, the people who founded, formed, and today, live and work in North Sydney. ISBN: 0959366377. Our Book No: 15993. $20 AUD.

743. Russell, Rev. Alan; Brill, Ted (1988). The History of Ebenezer: Australia's Oldest Church, Coromandel Road, Ebenezer, NSW (New ed). Woy Woy, NSW: Dunamis Press (Printer). 30 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos & sketches, title page & last page lightly toned, few internal corners lightly creased. Estimated date: 1988 (internal evidence). Rev. Russell and Ted Brill have rewritten the script yet have included some of the content of previous editions. This informative little pamphlet covers the history of the families who built the church, their voyage to Australia, settlement, the building of the church, the first communion, pioneers, early ministers, celebrations. ISBN: 0731656881. Our Book No: 22091. $10 AUD.

744. Ryan, Lyndall (1981). The Aboriginal Tasmanians (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 315 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, maps, edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned as usual. First edition. The first comprehensive regional study of Aboriginal-European relations (1800 - 1980) in Tasmania. It documents the social groupings and culture of the nine tribes at the time of first contact, their interaction with the sealers and settlers, their guerilla war against the pastoralists, Governor Arthur's attempts to solve the problem, and the rapid decline in population on the Tasmanian mainland. ISBN: 0702215449. Our Book No: 4076. $25 AUD.

745. Ryan, R. J. (editor) (1981). Land Grants 1788 - 1809: A Record of Registered Grants and Leases in New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Australian Documents Library. 327 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, one page creased, few creases covers, light rubbing spine, tiny piece missing base spine, slight colour loss rear cover, faint foxing few pages, edges & pages lightly toned. This facsimile of a list of Land Grants 1788 - 1809 was reproduced from the original volume held in the State Archives of New South Wales. ISBN: 0908219040. Our Book No: 26685. $30 AUD.

746. Salt, Daphne F (2000). Kurnell: Birthplace of Modern Australia. Sydney, Como West: Clarion House. 160 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners, covers faintly scratched, autograph (author's written dedication). This is the story of Kurnell, where Caption Cook landed, bounded by the Pacific Ocean and Botany Bay. Today it is a southern suburb of Sydney, Australia's first and largest city. Kurnell village began as a fishing outpost and has matured despite the industrial buildings, yet it still has a village atmosphere. The author's many photos help to tell the fascinating history of this historical village. ISBN: 0958771731. Our Book No: 28990. $25 AUD.

747. Salter, Elizabeth (1972). Daisy Bates: The Biography of a Remarkable Victorian Woman - the Legendary Daisy Bates, a Journalist and Self-Taught Anthropologist Who Defied the Conventions of Her Day By Living in the Bush With the Australian Aborigine (1st U.S. stated ed). New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 266 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, illustrated ochre cloth cover, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges & pages lightly toned, small closed edge tears jacket (spine little faded, little loss corners & spine ends, corners little scuffed & worn), fore-edge lightly marked. Biography of Irish-born lady who lived among Aborigines. This vivid and compassionate biography brings the remarkable story of Daisy Bates to vibrant life. Meticulously documented from Daisy's own extensive articles, books, and journals, it portrays a colourful life of romance and adventure, brilliantly evoking the dynamic, eccentric, and indomitable woman who was capable of both pragmatism and poetry - and who became a legend in her own time. Our Book No: 26831. $20 AUD.

748. Sargeant, Doris A. (1975). The Toongabbie Story: A Compact History of the Settlement Established Soon After Australia was Founded in 1788 up to 1975 (2nd ed). Sydney, Toongabbie: Parents & Citizens Assn, Toongabbie Public School. 95 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), maps (including endpapers), black & white text-photos, small edge tears jacket (tape repairs, spine little faded, reverse side minimally foxed), minor edgewear. Second edition. This is a true story of the area, commencing at the time of the first settlement in N.S.W in 1788. A chapter on the Rebellion of 1804 has been contributed by Collinridge Rivett, who has made a comprehensive study of this period in history. The six maps are a valuable source in tracing the years from the 1790s through to the Toongabbie of now. The 20 illustrations are all of historical interest, many of them appearing in book form for the first time. ISBN: 0959838716. Our Book No: 28371. $20 AUD.

749. Saunders, Ross (1986). No Way to Treat a Lady. [Sydney]: [Ross Saunders, John Hatton]. 59 pp. Paperback trade, card cover, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, staples lightly rusted, faint foxing edges, sticker mark rear cover, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1986.) This is the story of a battle against the odds. Determined to save one of Sydney's grand old wooden ferries, a small group "stole" "Lady Denman" out of Sydney Harbour. The lady finally restored is now at rest in the village of Huskisson, where she was built in 1911. Our Book No: 26749. $10 AUD.

750. Sayer, Prue; Walls, Kay; Walls, Bill (illustrator);McComasa, Campbell (foreword), & Dunston, Don (introduction) (1984). Bendigo Foods & Moods (1st ed). Bendigo, VIC: Fine Arts Gallery. 64 pp. Hardback thin trade, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, endpaper maps, black & white drawings, top edge front cover lightly rubbed. The contributions made by the superb restaurants of Bendigo, and the wineries of the region, combined with historical notes and beautiful drawings show the unique flavour of Bendigo. ISBN: 0959063609. Our Book No: 25451. $13 AUD.

751. Schachner, Robert (1912). Austraalia ja Uusi Seelanti: Maa, Kansa ja Talous (Mukaellen Suomensi A. K.). Jyvaskylassa: K. J. Gummerus Osakeyhtio. 61 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, card cover, pages lightly toned, spine little torn (repaired), minor edgewear. Title translation: "Australia and New Zealand: Country, Nation and Economy (Nicely translated by A.K.)". A pamphlet, translated (probably from German) into Finnish, about Australia and New Zealand up to the 1900s. (Robert Schachner, a German economist, wrote a series of letters from Australia during 1906 - 1907, about the supposed worker's paradise in Australia.). Our Book No: 16556. $30 AUD.

752. Scoresby, Rev. William; Smith, Archibald (editor) (1859). Journal of a Voyage to Australia and Round the World, for Magnetical Research (1st ed). London: Longman, Green Longman, & Roberts. 96 + 315 + 24 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, original black embossed cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), colour plates, black & white engraving frontispiece portrait, tables, figures (some colour), foldout colour map loosely inserted (fragile, repaired, plus facsimile copy), new endpapers, few end pages edges repaired, errata slip tipped in, pages faintly toned (edges toned), minor edgewear. First edition. Pages 1 - 96: "Exposition of magnetical principles ... disturbance in iron ships". Followed by, pages 1 - 315: "Narrative of the voyage". Rev. Scoresby (1789 - 1857), the noted Arctic explorer, later became the first navigator to investigate the changes in magnetism in an iron ship as it sailed from the northern to southern hemisphere. He was appointed in 1855 to the Liverpool Compass Committee which investigated the deviation of the compass in wooden and iron ships in response to losses at sea caused by compass errors. In 1856 he and his his wife sailed on the maiden voyage of the "Royal Charter" to Australia and back, to make systematic observations on the magnetism of iron ships. He was awarded an honorary MA degree at Melbourne University during this visit. His pleasing results were published in 1859 after his death. (Ferguson 15510. Publisher's catalogue at rear. Includes facsimile of foldout map, loosely inserted.). Our Book No: 16813. $650 AUD.

753. Scott, Dorothy; Swain, Shurlee (2002). Confronting Cruelty: Historical Perspectives on Child Protection in Australia. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 221 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover scratched, spine faintly faded. Examines our changing understanding of what cruelty is, the continuing neglect and abuse of children in Australian society, and the struggle between philanthropists, social workers and other professional groups for the right to identify and treat abused children. ISBN: 0522849989. Our Book No: 20288. $15 AUD.

754. Scott, Reg (1988). The West Country's Australian Links: A Limited Edition to Commemorate Australia's 200th Anniversary 1788 - 1988 (1st ed). Devon: Reg Scott. Unnum 88 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner tips few pages & covers little creased, minor edgewear. The author is a member of the West Country branch of the Britain-Australia Society. This compilation results from secondary research, and covers the involvement of West Country people in the voyages of exploration which led to the settlement of Australia, the foundation of the colony, and the part West Country men and women played in the development of the great Australian Commonwealth of about 16 million people, one quarter, perhaps, of whom had ancestors from this region. ISBN: 0951337505. Our Book No: 26003. $15 AUD.

755. Scott-Child, Richard; Reid, Vivien E. (illustrator) & Clyne, Densey (foreword) (1992). Pirates Don't Pick Flowers (1st ed). Kalamunda, WA: Literary Mouse Press. 97 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, maps, minor edgewear, light foxing edges, autograph (author's written dedication flyleaf). A true tale of adventure for young people. This is the story of William Dampier, Esq., seafarer, explorer and keen observer of things strange and wonderful. ISBN: 0947295569. Our Book No: 25693. $15 AUD.

756. Sealy, Malcolm (2000). The Journeys to Coolangatta: Alexander Berry, the Scottish Settler, and His Australian Succession (Reprint ed). Sydney, Glebe: Book House. 235 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, light wear spine ends, light crease front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written & dated dedication flyleaf, little faded). This book is a record of the aims and achievements of Alexander Berry and the Bishop family who were both the original and latter day pioneers of Coolangatta and the Shoalhaven, New South Wales. In his introduction, the author states that the book spans over 200 years, and it is a mixture of facts, imagination, and speculation which are part historical and spatial. ISBN: 1740181085. Our Book No: 28585. $40 AUD.

757. Searcy, Alfred (1911). By Flood and Field: Adventures Ashore and Afloat in North Australia. Melbourne: George Robertson & Co. 327 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, original burgundy cloth cover (gilt lettering, minimal marks), black & white photos (plates) including frontispiece, foldout map at rear, front free flyleaf inexpertly pasted onto pastedown & creased (otherwise very good condition internally), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1911, preface date.) First edition. The author was for 14 years the sub-collector of customs at Port Darwin, Northern Territory of South Australia. He previously wrote "In Australian Tropics" (1907) about his experiences. Here he recounts further experiences and elaborates on his previous reports about the tropical geography and history. Notable mention of Aborigines. Our Book No: 16202. $35 AUD.

758. Searle, Allan (1986). Places of Historic Interest on the Lower Blue Mountains (3rd ed). Springwood, NSW: Springwood Historical Society. 48 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, staples lightly rusted as common. Data compiled by Allan Searle, the Society's Research Officer. ISBN: 0959677801. Our Book No: 9612. $10 AUD.

759. Semon, Richard (1899). In the Australian Bush and on the Coast of the Coral Sea: Being the Experiences and Observations of a Naturalist in Australia, New Guinea and the Moluccas (1st ed). London: Macmillan and Co. 552 pp. Hardback large thick octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, original dark green cloth cover (gilt spine title), original dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed (roughly cut), black & white drawings (some full-page plates), foldout single-colour maps, library marks (spine label, withdrawn sticker, embossed stamp title page, date due shhet inside rear cover), minor edgewear, owner's written names. The author spent more than a year (in 1891-92) in Australia, primarily in the Burnett district in south-east Queensland and along the north-east coast as far as Cooktown. Of considerable Aboriginal interest. (With 86 illustrations plus 4 folding maps. Withdrawn from the Bowdoin College Library, Maine. Written names of two previous owners.). Our Book No: 17166. $200 AUD.

760. Serle, Geoffrey; Rickard, John (introduction) (2014). From Deserts the Prophets Come: The Creative Spirit in Australia 1788 - 1972 (New ed). Melbourne, Clayton: Monash University Publishing. 258 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny piece laminate coating loss top edge & corner rear cover, minor edgewear. Short history of Australia's literature, music, theatre, science and learning. This book was originally published in 1973. The author presented a series of lectures on Australian cultural history. This new edition contains an introduction by Serle's student and eminent Australian cultural historian John Rickard. ISBN: 9781921867545. Our Book No: 29429. $40 AUD.

761. Sexton, Rae (1982). Before the Wind: Tracing the Impact on a Small Community and Shipping Company by the Shipwreck in 1888 of the Star of Greece. Adelaide, Magill: Australasian Maritime Historical Society. 110 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, maps, illustrated endpapers, bottom corner lightly bumped, minor foxing boards, faint foxing top edge, minor marks edges, autograph (author's written name). (No 445 of a limited signed edition.) The story of the disastrous wreck of the clipper 'Star of Greece', and the loss of seventeen lives at Port Willunga, South Australia, July 13, 1888. ISBN: 0959944834. Our Book No: 23394. $18 AUD.

762. Sexton, R. T. (1990). Shipping Arrivals and Departures: South Australia 1627 - 1850: A Guide for Genealogists and Maritime Historians [Roebuck Society Publication]. Melbourne: Gould Books / Roebuck Society. 272 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few maps & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, copy 1. This essential reference book has three parts: the Exploring Era, which commenced with the discovery of Pieter Nuyts Land by the Dutch in 1627; the Sealing Era; and the Colonial Period, following the establishment of the Province of South Australia in 1836. A ship index provides basic dimensions and the name of the builder where known, indicating the years which should be searched for entries about a specific ship. A person index indicates the name of vessels associated with nearly 3000 companies or individuals mentioned. Features include: the grouping together of all voyages made by a particular vessel within each year; a chronological list of all shipping arrivals at Port Adelaide, 1836-1850; the cargo and notable passengers carried; rig, tonnage, place and date of building; dimensions and name of builder where known; details of ownership for South Australian vessels; index and guide to the location of illustrations; and models known to exist. ISBN: 0947284192. Our Book No: 16755. $28 AUD.

763. Sexton, R. T. (1990). Shipping Arrivals and Departures: South Australia 1627 - 1850: A Guide for Genealogists and Maritime Historians [Roebuck Society Publication]. Melbourne: Gould Books / Roebuck Society. 272 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few maps & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, copy 2. This essential reference book has three parts: the Exploring Era, which commenced with the discovery of Pieter Nuyts Land by the Dutch in 1627; the Sealing Era; and the Colonial Period, following the establishment of the Province of South Australia in 1836. A ship index provides basic dimensions and the name of the builder where known, indicating the years which should be searched for entries about a specific ship. A person index indicates the name of vessels associated with nearly 3000 companies or individuals mentioned. Features include: the grouping together of all voyages made by a particular vessel within each year; a chronological list of all shipping arrivals at Port Adelaide, 1836-1850; the cargo and notable passengers carried; rig, tonnage, place and date of building; dimensions and name of builder where known; details of ownership for South Australian vessels; index and guide to the location of illustrations; and models known to exist. ISBN: 0947284192. Our Book No: 16755A. $28 AUD.

764. Shaw, Hilde J. (compiler) (1980). 200 Facts About Historic Illawarra (Reprint ed). [Wollongong]: Illawarra Historical Society. 64 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, stapled (little rusted), card covers, black & white text-photos, fold-out drawing, light wear base spine, covers little faded, minor foxing few pages, pages lightly toned, crease in cover & fore-edge title page, minor edgewear. A very informative booklet published to commemorate the New South Wales Captain Cook Bicentenary Celebrations, April 1970. Includes a foldout sketch of the Illawarra coastline. ISBN: 0909164096. Our Book No: 26551. $12 AUD.

765. Shaw, Ian (2012). Glenrowan (The Legend of Ned Kelly and the Siege that Shaped a Nation) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 340 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top spine little scuffed, top corner rear cover & fore-edge one page little creased, minor edgewear. A well-researched report on the action and violence of the 41-hour siege at Glenrowan, creating portraits of the real heros and the real villains. Bushranger Ned Kelly's daring and deeds made him famous, and Glenrowan made him immortal. ISBN: 9781742610986. Our Book No: 29474. $25 AUD.

766. Shaw, Kevin (editor) (2002). Historic Ryde: A Guide to Some Significant Heritage Sites in the City of Ryde. Sydney, Ryde: Ryde District Historical Society. 149 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written & dated dedication). This book is the culmination of the work carried out by members of the Society and several other local historians to acknowledge 53 significant heritage sites in Ryde. It provides a detailed commentary for each site, together with photographs and maps. ISBN: 095939625X. Our Book No: 24053. $20 AUD.

767. Sheard, Lauri E.; Mountford, Charles P. (introduction) (1964). An Australian Youth Among Desert Aborigines: Journal of an Expedition Among the Aborigines of Central Australia. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 320 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover, black & white photos (including frontispiece), foldout map inside rear cover, stencilled text, endpapers little toned (minor faint foxing). In 1940, Lauri Sheard accompanied Charles Mountford as his assistant on an Adelaide University Field Expedition to Ernabella, the Musgraves, Mann Ranges, Ayers Rock and Mt Olga. Sheard died shortly afterwards during the war. Reproduces Sheard's diary of his trip, which is held among the Mountford material in the State Library of South Australia. Our Book No: 16282. $150 AUD.

768. Shephard, Mark (1995). The Great Victoria Desert: North of the Nullarbor, South of the Centre. Sydney, Chatswood: Reed Books. 240 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos, colour maps, spine jacket little faded (top edge reverse side faintly foxed, few small edge tears), minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Describes in immaculate detail the landscape and exploration history of this little-known Australian desert that covers much of South Australia and extends into Western Australia (north of the Nullarbor Plain). ISBN: 0730104850. Our Book No: 7346. $75 AUD.

769. Sheridan, T. (1975). Mindful Militants: The Amalgamated Engineering Union in Australia 1920 - 72 (1st stated ed) [1970 - 1972]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 329 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, tables, pages lightly toned, reverse side jacket lightly toned (minor edgewear, few closed edge tears, corners little scuffed), laminate coating little lifting fore-edge rear cover, minor pencil annotation, erratum slip pasted flyleaf. This book traces the development over 50 years (1920 to 1972) of Australia's unique and most powerful trade union. ISBN: 0521206804. Our Book No: 28282. $20 AUD.

770. Shiell, Annette (editor); Stone, Mick (checklist) (1998). Bonzer: Australian Comics, 1900s - 1990s. Melbourne, Redhill South: Elgua Media. 188 pp. Paperback small folio, as new condition, numerous colour photos (of comics), copy 1. Edited by Annette Shiell, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University. Checklist compiled by Mick Stone. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations throughout. Includes chapter notes, select bibliography, further reading, plus index. From rear cover (in part): "From Ginger Meggs to Zero Assassin - just as Australian society has changed over the years, so have our comics. The essays collected here chronicle these changes and show what a valuable cultural resource this underrated art form really is. The book features a comprehensive list of Australian comics, biographical details of the artists themselves and over 350 examples of their work. As much of this material has never been published together before, Bonzer will prove to be an invaluable reference for students, librarians, researchers and collectors". With laid-in slip notifying correct ISBN (printed 1876308125 is incorrect). ISBN: 1876677007. Our Book No: 17257. $30 AUD.

771. Shiell, Annette (editor); Stone, Mick (checklist) (1998). Bonzer: Australian Comics, 1900s - 1990s. Melbourne, Redhill South: Elgua Media. 188 pp. Paperback small folio, as new condition, numerous colour photos (of comics), copy 2. Edited by Annette Shiell, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University. Checklist compiled by Mick Stone. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations throughout. Includes chapter notes, select bibliography, further reading, plus index. From rear cover (in part): "From Ginger Meggs to Zero Assassin - just as Australian society has changed over the years, so have our comics. The essays collected here chronicle these changes and show what a valuable cultural resource this underrated art form really is. The book features a comprehensive list of Australian comics, biographical details of the artists themselves and over 350 examples of their work. As much of this material has never been published together before, Bonzer will prove to be an invaluable reference for students, librarians, researchers and collectors". With laid-in slip notifying correct ISBN (printed 1876308125 is incorrect). ISBN: 1876677007. Our Book No: 17257A. $30 AUD.

772. Shire Council, Caboolture (2005). A Trip Through Time: Photographic Treasures of Caboolture (Reprint ed). Caboolture, QLD: Caboolture Shire Council. 102 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, sepia-(brown-tinted) photos, few black & white photos, map, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. This fascinating book is a photographic look at the many people who have called Caboolture home. The book has been published to celebrate 125 years of Local Government in Caboolture, which was named by the traditional owners. European settlement began with the arrival of the remarkable Archer family, who established 'Durunbar' homestead along the Kilcoy-Woodford Road in 1841. Caboolture has grown in recent decades, and this is shown in the photos. ISBN: 0959564454. Our Book No: 29161. $30 AUD.

773. Sickert, Susan (2003). Beyond the Lattice: Broome's Early Years (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press (FACP). 199 pp. Paperback wide small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, cover corner tips little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book looks into the people, politics, colour and atmosphere which have been very important to the making of modern Broome. The stories and photos reflect the early history (including Aboriginal) of this unique Australian multicultural pearling town in northern Western Australia. ISBN: 1863683925. Our Book No: 27990. $20 AUD.

774. Sidney, John; Sidney, Samuel (2006). Tales of the Bushman [Small Tales of Early Australia Series]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 38 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover, minor edgewear. "The Bushman" was John Sidney, who came to Australia in 1840 and had many adventures as a grazier. After 10 years he returned to England, and told his stories to his brother Samuel, who was a lawyer and journalist. These stories were published in Dickens's magazine "Household Worlds" in 1850 - 1852. ISBN: 0977575810. Our Book No: 16562. $15 AUD.

775. Simankevicius, Almis (2004). Macquarie's Kingdom: Exploring Historic Sydney Today! The Story of Lachlan Macquarie's Twelve-year Rule in New South Wales from 1810 - 1821 (1st ed). Sydney: Good Walking Books. 199 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, crease front cover, minor edgewear. This book looks at the role of Lachlan Macquarie in Sydney's development. A guide for visitors, students, travellers, a great way to learn about Sydney's Colonial heritage. ISBN: 0957896832. Our Book No: 26457. $18 AUD.

776. Simpson, Mary Lou (2014). From Convict to Politician: The Life of William Henry Groom. Brisbane: Boolarong Press. 355 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is the story of William Henry Groom who was transported from Britain for stealing money from his employer. Most of the research comes from 19th century newspapers. The 13-year-old boy left Plymouth as a boy prisoner who had a job to survive. It is thought that he hated social injustice and this later helped him to become a powerful person as an adult. He was a journalist who later became involved in politics in Queensland. He spent 38 years in the Queensland parliament, which he believed he could create a just society. He was a man who lived by the pen, and he built a new life in Australia. Short listed 2015 Queensland Literary Awards. ISBN: 9781925046779. Our Book No: 29416. $35 AUD.

777. Sinnett, Frederick (1979). An Account of the Colony of South Australia, Prepared for Distribution at the International Exhibition of 1862, Together with a Catalogue of all the Products of South Australia, Exhibited in the South Australian Court of the International Exhibition. Adelaide: Austaprint. 100 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, beige cloth cover (patterned black leather spine), large foldout map at front, minor edgewear, pen mark front cover, large bookshop sticker rear cover. (No 282 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Estimated date, 1979, Trove catalogue.) Originally published in 1862 (London and Adelaide editions, the latter actually not containing the map). Includes early explorations, gold mines, emigration, wages, public works and institutions. ISBN: 0858723360. Our Book No: 16882. $50 AUD.

778. Skehan, Patricia; Bashir, Prof. Marie (foreword) (2003). Eadith Concord's Royal Kin. Sydney, Concord: P. Skehan Publishing. 128 pp. Paperback tall octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, colour photos, minor edgewear, light fading edges rear cover, few light creases covers, autograph (author's written name title page). (No 808 of limited edition of 1000 copies.) This book follows on from "The Walkers of Yaralla" published in 2000. The author has completed more research about the Walker family, including their royal connections. This very special book has rare photos, documents and letters that the author found. ISBN: 0975045407. Our Book No: 26771. $20 AUD.

779. Skehan, Patricia; Robinson, Terry (sketches) (2006). The Walkers of Yaralla: The History of Thomas Walker and Dame Edith Walker (3rd ed). Concord, NSW: P. Skehan Publishing. 244 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, bottom corner front cover lightly scuffed, minor edgewear. About the historic house and the Walker family at Yaralla (Concord, Sydney, New South Wales). This is a very important building for the Concord community. The National Trust states that Yaralla is the most significant, suburban, Edwardian estate in NSW. Thomas Walker, a noted financier, philanthropist, and pastoralist, and his daughter Dame Edith, DBE 1928, distinguished for her services during World War 1, have left this unique legacy. The history of the Walker dynasty is a complex blend of kinship, royalty, exploration, politics, power, tragedy in the years spanning 1822 - 1937 and beyond. ISBN: 0646389661. Our Book No: 29244. $25 AUD.

780. Skehan, Patricia; Hodder, Jill (2006). Where the Blue Wattle Grows: Spooky Stories from Yaralla (1st ed). Sydney, Concord: P. Skehan Publishing. 119 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, autograph (author's written name on title page). These ghostly short stories are based on the historic house Yaralla, at Concord, Sydney, New South Wales. They are suitable for primary school students. The photos and epilogue state the history of this very important building for the Concord community. Strange and unusual events told by those who have lived and died on Yaralla are recorded. ISBN: 0975045415. Our Book No: 24087. $25 AUD.

781. Slessor, Kenneth; Reilly, Virgil (1981). Darlinghurst Nights (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 47 pp. Hardback small folio, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. All of these delightful verses (by Slessor) and drawings (by cartoonist "Virgil") were originally published in Smith's Weekly. A very interesting look at the ladies of early Darlinghurst (an inner eastern Sydney suburb) through verses and illustrations. Facsimile of a book originally published by Frank C. Johnston in 1933. Companion volume to "Backless Betty from Bondi". ISBN: 0207142467. Our Book No: 20741. $20 AUD.

782. Smith, Bernard; Smith, Kate (1973). The Architectural Character of Glebe, Sydney. Sydney: University Co-operative Bookshop. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, endpaper maps, few tiny marks edges, light foxing endpapers, edge tears jacket (slight loss, chipped, tiny piece missing top edge, reverse side lightly foxed), minor edgewear. Heavy. Examines the architecture of one of Sydney's older suburbs, Glebe in Inner Western Sydney. An account of the building types and styles that reasonably represent the Australian social scene of the time and what people looked for as environment for their buildings. This book will be of interest to students and teachers of architecture, as well as anyone interested to know more about the buildings around them. ISBN: 0959903925. Our Book No: 25622. $48 AUD.

783. Smith, Coultman (1947). Shadow over Tasmania: For the First Time - the Truth about the State's Convict History (6th ed). Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 150 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, spine cover repaired archival tape, small edge piece missing front cover, pages lightly toned as common, edgewear. According to the foreword by the premier of Tasmania, Robert Cosgrove, this book treats the convict days in a bright, common-sense manner with none of the morbidity and horror which have too often stamped such work. The author has also uncovered some new facts that place a refreshing new light on the topic. Our Book No: 2656. $15 AUD.

784. Smith, Coultman (1973). Shadow over Tasmania: For the First Time - the Truth about the State's Convict History (17th ed) [The Whole Story of the Convicts]. Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 150 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, small scuff front cover, minor edgewear. This book treats the Tasmanian convict era in a bright, common-sense manner with none of the morbidity and horror which have too often stamped such work. The author has also uncovered some new facts that place a refreshing new light on the topic. Our Book No: 3763. $10 AUD.

785. Smith, Nan (1997). Convict Kingston (1st ed). Norfolk Island: Nan Smith / Printed by Photopress International. 120 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos, black & white text-photos, map, spine little rubbed & bumped, top corner rear cover little creased, crease at cover join to spine, minor edgewear. A fascinating glimpse of the early history of Kingston, Norfolk Island. The author has written about the historic buildings and ruins of Kingston and has uncovered the stories of the men and women who lived, worked, and maybe died in them. Their letters, diaries, reports and memoirs all tell a story about suffering, romance, birth, death, deceit, murder, laughter, sorrow, deprivation, joy, cruelty and compassion. ISBN: 0646320270. Our Book No: 29502. $15 AUD.

786. Smith, Sydney G. (illustrator); Bertie, Charles H. (1911). Old Sydney: Illustrated by Sydney G. Smith, Described by Charles H. Bertie. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 77 pp. Hardback folio, good plus condition, grey cloth cover (quarter-bound, white cloth spine), full-page black & white drawings, vignettes (including front cover), some red text title page, tide marks & rubbing bottom edge front cover (4 cm, possible former water contact now dry, not found internally), covers marked (notably spine), few dents spine, few scuff marks front pastedown, endpapers toned, owner's written names. (No 90 of a limited edition of 250 copies, autographed by both Smith and Bertie.) An illustrated survey of historic buildings in Sydney. Sydney Smith later added Ure to his name (Sydney Ure Smith), and became the well-known publisher of "Art in Australia". Our Book No: 17088. $200 AUD.

787. Smith, W. M. (1934). Wellington Valley (Oxleys Vale of Tempe): Boomerang Week 19th to 25th March, 1934 (1st ed). Wellington, NSW: Wellington Times (printer). 32 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), thin card covers, good condition, minor edgewear, tiny chip spine ends, minor wear spine, covers creased, pages toned, bookplate inside front cover, sticker covers thinned area title page. The history of the old town of Wellington and district in New South Wales (NSW). The booklet is divided into Pastoral Settlement from 1817 to 1850, Pastoral and Mining from 1850 to 1862, and Pastoral, Mining and Land Settlement 1862 to 1934. This is a great little booklet for anyone who wants to learn about this fascinating part of our history. Our Book No: 26212. $10 AUD.

788. Smyth, Dacre; Lockwood, Admiral Lionel (foreword) (1982). Historic Ships of Australia: A Third Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose. Melbourne, Toorak: Dacre Smyth. 82 pp. Hardback small square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour reproductions, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket (little creasing), autograph (author's written name), bookplate. The author and artist is a retired naval officer who has been painting for about 16 years. Self-taught, he has held nine previous one-man exhibitions. he reproduces paintings of historic ships made in 1981 throughout Australia. The rear of the book has a list of the ships. Some of the ships are: Adelaide, Melbourne, James Craig, John Oxley, Lady Hopetoun, Polly Woodside, South Steyne. (Loosely inserted: 2-page letter from the author to art dealer Frank McDonald, about the von Guerard book of which McDonald was an author. Plus McDonald bookplate.). ISBN: 0959519831. Our Book No: 27010. $20 AUD.

789. Solomon, R. C. (1990). The Convicted Gunsmiths of New South Wales: A Definitive History 1788 - 1850. Sydney, Rockdale: R. C. Solomon. Unnum 220 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor foxing front endpaper & top edge, bottom edge front cover bumped, minor edgewear. (Unnum. copy of a limited edition of 1100 copies.) Ron Solomon, a past president of the Antique Arms Collectors Society of Australia, has compiled a learned study of the lives of convict artisans (English gunsmiths transported to Australia for petty crimes) and their fate in the harsh environment of the penal colony. ISBN: 0646003429. Our Book No: 13361. $40 AUD.

790. Solomons, V. C.; Denham, W. M. (1984). Sydney Trams on Postcards (1st ed). Sydney, Sutherland: South Pacific Electric Railway Co-Operative Society Limited. 64 pp. Paperback oblong, thick card covers, stapled (lightly rusted), very good condition, full-page black & white text-photos, spine little creased, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear, tiny biro annotation front cover. The postcard views produced in this book provide an insight into a Sydney of days gone by, when trams played a vital role in everyday life. The trams were a cheap, reliable and frequent service to the community. Edited by Solomons, layout by Denham. ISBN: 0909372144. Our Book No: 27641. $15 AUD.

791. Souter, Gavin (1978). Lion and Kangaroo: The Initiation of Australia 1901 - 1919 (1st pb ed). Sydney: Fontana / Collins. 344 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, owner's written name. A majestic survey of the first 18 years of the Australian nation. Covers an immense panorama from the South African veldt to the Somme, from constitutional conventions of the late 19th century to the Peace Conference of 1919, from the first Empire Day in 1905 to the slaughter at Gallipoli and Pozieres, from leisurely Edwardian cruises 'home' to Ross Smith's extraordinary London-Melbourne flight in 1919. ISBN: 0006345123. Our Book No: 3682. $15 AUD.

792. Sowden, W. J.; Tate, Prof. Ralph (appendix) (1882). The Northern Territory as It Is: A Narrative of the South Australian Parliamentary Party's Trip, and Full Descriptions of the Northern Territory, its Settlements and Industries. Adelaide: W. K. Thomas & Co. 192 + 6 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original black cloth cover (gilt lettering, minor marks, corners bumped), adverts at rear, new endpapers, cloth top spine split & chipped, edges little foxed, minor edgewear, otherwise internally excellent. Cover subtitle continues: "With An Appendix, Containing Reports on the General Resources of the Territory By Professor Tate, F. G. S." Plus six pages of adverts at rear. His detailed account of the Northern Territory after 20 years of South Australian administration. He travelled for two and a half months under difficult conditions with the South Australian Parliamentary Party, which inspected the current state of the Territory. Contains chapters on Palmerston (later renamed Darwin), the far interior, Government plantations, and the rich riverine country. The 33-page appendix by Tate details the natural resources and geology of the Northern Territory. Our Book No: 16204. $60 AUD.

793. Spillman, Janet (2015). Queensland Lords: Edward and Eliza Lord's Colonial Family. Brisbane, Salisbury: Boolarong Press. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, small section rubbed (with laminate coating loss), minor edgewear. This is the story of Edward and Eliza Lord who came to Moreton Bay in 1844. They arrived at the remote convict outpost as it was opened up for free settlement. They were members of Lancashire merchant families, and had invested their inheritances in NSW lands and a Sydney merchant firm, just before the drought and crash of 1841. They moved North to rebuild their fortunes, settling at Kangaroo Point before moving to the Darling Downs to start new commercial interests. The author is their great-great-grand-daughter, and she explores how Queensland moulded the Lord family's lives, and the way family members helped in the colony's development. ISBN: 9781925236439. Our Book No: 29532. $35 AUD.

794. Staines, Allan (2008). The Australian Decks & Pergolas Construction Manual (5th revised, reprint ed). Caloundra, QLD: Pinedale Press. 94 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, black & white & single-colour drawings, minor edgewear. This book is based on practical experience using the authors graphic and technical skills. The book includes: Industry tables for designers & architects, easy to follow step-by-step building instructions, and tradesman's methods & hints. ISBN: 187521710X. Our Book No: 28790. $18 AUD.

795. Stanbury, Peter (editor); Birmingham, Judy (assistance) (1979). 10,000 Years of Sydney Life: A Guide to Archaeological Discovery (1st stated ed). Sydney: Macleay Museum, University of Sydney. 123 pp. Paperback small quarto, card cover, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos & drawings, pages lightly toned, faint creases front cover, minor edgewear. (Limited edition, 1000 copies.) A fascinating archaeological look at early Sydney before 1788, and after 1788 up to 1979. The chapters include The Historical Grave, The Gardens of the Past, The Environment of the Past, The Search for the First Sydneysiders, Roads to Yesterday. Published in association with the exhibition "Sydney Unearthed" at The Macleay Museum, University of Sydney. ISBN: 0909635137. Our Book No: 25519. $20 AUD.

796. Steele, Rev. Jas (1916). Early Days of Windsor, N. S. Wales (2nd ed). Sydney: Tyrrell's Limited. 248 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, original olive cloth cover (black lettering), black & white photos (including frontispiece), two maps at rear, foxing edges & endpapers & some internal pages (otherwise some minor foxing), some bubbling front cover cloth, minor edgewear. Written by the Rev. Jas Steele, being a detailed history of the town of Windsor and the Hawkesbury area on the Hawkesbury River, New South Wales. Covers Windsor's history from exploration starting in 1788 and the first settlers in 1794 through to 1915. First published as a series in the "Windsor and Richmond Gazette" between August 1914 and February 1915. As a result of public interest and input, the text was revised and added to in order to make it more accurate and inclusive. Includes information on pioneer families, street name origins, Old Government House, churches, cemeteries, schools, judiciary, government institutions, the Hawkesbury River, bridges, weather, professions, newspaper, horse racing, etc. Our Book No: 16476. $40 AUD.

797. Steele, Rev. Jas (1977). Early Days of Windsor, N. S. Wales (Facsimile ed) [Facsimile Series, no. 3]. Sydney, North Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 268 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, olive boards (gilt lettering spine), black & white photos (including frontispiece), two maps at rear, light foxing edges & endpapers & title page, boards lightly toned & little faded. (This facsimile edition is limited to 750 copies, of which this is no. 264.) Written by the Rev. Jas Steele, being a detailed history of the town of Windsor and the Hawkesbury area on the Hawkesbury River, New South Wales. Covers Windsor's history from exploration starting in 1788 and the first settlers in 1794 through to 1915. First published as a series in the "Windsor and Richmond Gazette" between August 1914 and February 1915. As a result of public interest and input, the text was revised and added to in order to make it more accurate and inclusive. Includes information on pioneer families, street name origins, Old Government House, churches, cemeteries, schools, judiciary, government institutions, the Hawkesbury River, bridges, weather, professions, newspaper, horse racing, etc. ISBN: 0908120028. Our Book No: 28664. $40 AUD.

798. Stephen, Ann (editor) (1997). The Lions of Retreat Street: A Chinese Temple in Inner Sydney. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing / Hale & Iremonger. 80 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos, black & white drawings (few photos), maps, minor edgewear. This book is about a temple that was built in the back-blocks of industrial Sydney in 1908 (Botany Bay). The book traces the lives of the Chinese community who still maintain the temple, its traditions and rituals. The many photos, and moving stories, give a glimpse into a 'Chinese courtyard of Sydney'. The essays by Suzanne Chee, Ann Stephen and Angus Tse from the Powerhouse Museum and conservation architect Amanda Jean are about the history, cultural beliefs and practices of the Chinese community. ISBN: 1863170553. Our Book No: 28016. $15 AUD.

799. Stevens, David (editor) (1998). Maritime Power in the Twentieth Century: The Australian Experience. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 329 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (spine label, barcode, rubber stamps, sticker), good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, maps, faint toning page edges, protected by fixed library semiarchival plastic sleeve. Collection of 17 essays, updated from a conference in 1997, describing Australian naval experience during the last century. Topics covered include: HMAS Adelaide and the punitive expedition to Malaita in 1927; involvement at Noumea in 1940; Australia's role in developing a worldwide naval intelligence system; coastal patrols; peacekeeping in the Persian Gulf. ISBN: 1864487364. Our Book No: 14088. $20 AUD.

800. Stevens, Henry N.; Barwick, George F. (translator) (1930). New Light on the Discovery of Australia: As Revealed by the Journal of Captain Don Diego de Prado Y Torvar (1st ed). London: Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles. 261+3 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, maroon cloth cover (gilt decoration & lettering, minimal flecking), maps (including foldouts), two maps in rear pocket, page edges untrimmed, endpapers & edges little foxed, spine ends chipped, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation, owner's written name & date & address. First edition. This book is based on the discovery of a long lost manuscript 'Relacion' by Captain Prado y Torvar, who accompanied Pedro de Quiros on his famous voyage of exploration to the South Seas in 1605 - 1606. One of the most important historical finds of modern times, as it provides previously unknown details about how Luis de Torres took command and sailed his boats around southern New Guinea (through the strait now named after him) and up to Manila. Annotated translations from the Spanish by Barwick. (Also simultaneously published by the Hakluyt Society.). Our Book No: 16662. $80 AUD.

801. Stewart, Douglas (editor); Keesing, Nancy (editor) (1964). Old Bush Songs, and Rhymes of Colonial Times: From the Collection of A. B. Patterson (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 289 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), faint toning page edges, owner's bookplate front free flyleaf, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (few closed edge tears, edges little rubbed, flap clipped, minor edgewear). This book is the companion volume to "Australian Bush Ballads" published in 1954. This comprehensive collection of Australia's unique bush songs has a great deal of allied composition of the early days, verses by convicts, the first colonial ballads and broadsheets, and similar material. New material has been included, and many songs thought to be anonymous have been attributed to their rightful authors. Our Book No: 26122. $18 AUD.

802. Stewart, Peter; Fitzsimons, Peter (foreword) (2007). Demons at Dusk: Massacre at Myall Creek (1st ed). Melbourne, Hartwell: Sid Harta Publishers. 337 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, map, corner tips little creased, top corner rear cover creased, spine ends lightly rubbed, tiny mark bottom edge near spine, minor edgewear. This is a story of love and courage, betrayal and tragedy, mystery and deceit and the strength of the human spirit. In 1838, on a remote cattle station on the frontier of the young New South Wales colony, a lonely convict hut keeper is forced to confront the power and greed which drove the British Empire to expand relentlessly. He was the only white witness to the massacre of up to 30 Aborigines by a party of 11 stockmen, some of whom were later hanged for these crimes. ISBN: 9781921206573. Our Book No: 27716. $18 AUD.

803. Stitz, Charles (editor); Kirsop, Wallace (preface) (2010). Australian Book Collectors: Some Noted Australian Book Collectors & Collections of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries. Bendigo, VIC: Bread Street Press / Australian Book Auction Records. 322 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, new condition (in new dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few colour plates, copy 1. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Limited edition of 500 copies.) The first authoritative textbook on Australian book collectors. The editor is a bookseller from Albury, NSW. Charts the lives and fascinating collecting careers of over 100 Australian bibliophiles during the first 200 years of Australia's history. Arranged alphabetically, and mostly written by Stitz. Interspersed with reprinted essays on some of the more famous book collectors. (The unstated first volume of a 5-volume set. 1 of 2 available copies. Other volumes available.). ISBN: 9780646533407. Our Book No: 14099. $100 AUD.

804. Stitz, Charles (editor); Kirsop, Wallace (preface) (2010). Australian Book Collectors: Some Noted Australian Book Collectors & Collections of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries. Bendigo, VIC: Bread Street Press / Australian Book Auction Records. 322 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, new condition (in new dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few colour plates, copy 2. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Limited edition of 500 copies.) The first authoritative textbook on Australian book collectors. The editor is a bookseller from Albury, NSW. Charts the lives and fascinating collecting careers of over 100 Australian bibliophiles during the first 200 years of Australia's history. Arranged alphabetically, and mostly written by Stitz. Interspersed with reprinted essays on some of the more famous book collectors. (The unstated first volume of a 5-volume set. 1 of 2 available copies. Other volumes available.). ISBN: 9780646533407. Our Book No: 14099A. $100 AUD.

805. Stitz, Charles (editor) (2013). Australian Book Collectors: Some Noted Australian Book Collectors & Collections of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries: Second Series, Volumes II and III (2 and 3). Sydney: Book of Kells / Green Olive Press. 409 + 450 pp. Each volume: Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, new condition (in new dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few colour plates, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Very heavy (2.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Limited edition of 500 copies.) Series 2, in two volumes. This series of 5 volumes is the first authoritative textbook on Australian book collectors. Consists of Volume 2 (Part 1: family names A - H, ISBN 9780987599834) and Volume 3 (Part 2: family names I - Z, ISBN 9780987599841). The editor is a bookseller from Albury, NSW. Charts the lives and fascinating collecting careers of further Australian bibliophiles during the first 200 years of Australia's history. Arranged alphabetically, and mostly written by Stitz. Interspersed with reprinted essays on some of the more famous book collectors. An appendix has corrrections and additions to Volume 1. ISBN: 9780987599834. Our Book No: 15898. $200 AUD.

806. Stitz, Charles (editor) (2016). Australian Book Collectors: Some Noted Australian Book Collectors & Collections of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries: Third Series Series, Volumes IV and IV (4 and 5). Sydney: Book of Kells / Green Olive Press. 291+ 271 pp. Each volume: Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, new condition (in new dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few colour plates, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Heavy (1.6 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Limited edition of 500 copies.) Series 3, in two volumes. This series of 5 volumes is the first authoritative textbook on Australian book collectors. Consists of Volume 4 (Part 1: family names A - K, ISBN 9780648014508) and Volume 5 (Part 2: family names L - Z, ISBN 9780648014515). The editor is a bookseller from Albury, NSW. Charts the lives and fascinating collecting careers of further Australian bibliophiles during the first 200 years of Australia's history. Arranged alphabetically, and mostly written by Stitz. Interspersed with reprinted essays on some of the more famous book collectors. ISBN: 9780648014508. Our Book No: 17120. $150 AUD.

807. Stockley, Michele (1991). Art Detective (1st ed). Melbourne: Rigby Heinemann. 136 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. This full-colour book provides a carefully structured but flexible approach, introducing junior secondary students to the world of art, Australian and worldwide. The book includes a variety of artworks and artists, from Renaissance to urban Aboriginal art, and from etching to sculpture. ISBN: 0858595788. Our Book No: 25481. $20 AUD.

808. Stone, Ken (2015). Aurora Borealis to Botany Bay (1st stated ed). Stroud, NSW: Ken Stone / Copybook Printing. 288 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, endpaper maps, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name title page). The author uses his knowledge of colonial history and Georgian and Victorian society to write this poetic story about British admiral's Sir William Parry's two great adventures. Journals, letter's and books were used to write this poetic story, which will appeal to anyone wanting to learn more about this important part of Australian and British history: Parry's Arctic explorations, and his involvement in the Australian Agricultural Company (Port Stephens region, NSW). ISBN: 9780646917719. Our Book No: 29240. $40 AUD.

809. Strange, A. W. (1986). Ballarat: The Formative Years (Reprint ed). Ballarat, Vic: B. & B. Strange. 100 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map inside rear cover, minor edgewear. The story of the Victorian town of Ballarat. The author was born at Ballarat, and gives a lot of information about the early years of Ballarat. ISBN: 0959680233. Our Book No: 26428. $13 AUD.

810. Sturrock, Rob (1984). A Pictorial History of Mosman: Volume 2. Netley, SA: Rob Sturrock / Griffin Press. 126 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, faint toning rear endpaper, bottom edge lightly marked, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name & date title page). The story of Mosman is told in this book by the author who has personal knowledge of the area. This is the second and final volume and goes into familiar and better recorded material - Mosman in the 20th century. The many photos make this a great book for anyone wanting to learn about Mosman's history. Our Book No: 26240. $10 AUD.

811. Sturt, Charles (1983). An Expedition into the Northwestern Interior of New South Wales 1828 (Facsimile ed). Adelaide: Sullivan's Cove. 115 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), map rear endpaper, minimal edgewear. (Limited edition of 250 copies, this being No. 136. ISBN 0909442258 not printed in book.) Charles Sturt describes his expedition, commissioned by Governor Darling, to find the source of the Macquarie River in northwestern New South Wales (NSW). Our Book No: 13003. $140 AUD.

812. Sturt, Capt Charles (1965). Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia, Performed Under the Authority of Her Majesty's Government, During the Years 1844, 5 and 6, Together with a Notice of the Province of South Australia, in 1847 (3 vols) (Facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no. 5]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 416 + 308 + 92 + maps pp. Each volume: Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, light tan leatherette cover (little marked), black & white engravings (including colour & frontispiece), maps, adverts at rear, edges lightly foxed, endpapers faintly toned, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. Heavy (1.9 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Facsimile edition in two volumes, plus third volume of maps in slipcase (unstated limited edition, about 860 copies). Originally published in London in 1849 by T. and W. Boone. Volume 1 contains 11 adverts, coloured frontispiece, 1 folding map, 19 illustrations (3 in colour). Vol. 2 contains a 92-page appendix, 12 adverts, frontispiece, 11 illustrations (2 in colour). Volume 3 is a slipcase containing two large folding maps showing Sturt's route from Adelaide into central Australia. An important document of Australian interior exploration, including contacts with Aborigines, Cooper's Creek, and much pioneering geographical information. Our Book No: 16677. $120 AUD.

813. Sturt, Mrs Napier George (1899). Life of Charles Sturt: Sometime Capt. 39th Regt and Australian Explorer (Australian ed). London / [Sydney]: Smith, Elder & Co. / Angus & Robertson. 395 + 4 pp. Hardback thick octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, original dark green cloth cover, portraits (tissue guard), foldout single-colour maps, fore-edge untrimmed (few page edges little torn), rear inner hinge little split (pages firm), endpapers & some page edges & maps little foxed, adverts at rear, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Australian edition. A biography of the British explorer of Australia (1975 - 1869), written by his daughter-in-law. Sturt is noted for three expeditions that traced the sources of rivers in New South Wales and South Australia, and his failed search for the fabled "inland sea" in Central Australia. Contains two portraits (including frontispiece) and five maps (four being foldout). Ferguson 16394. (Publisher Smith Elder on title page, Angus & Robertson at base of spine.). Our Book No: 17103. $100 AUD.

814. Suffolk, Owen; Dunstan, David (editor) (2000). Owen Suffolk's Days of Crime and Years of Suffering. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (ASP). 334 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Huge autobiography of the convict Owen Suffolk deported from England to Australia for theft in 1846. He was no common criminal but a poet, storyteller and orator. In 1867 his extensive autobiography "Days of Crime and Years of Suffering" was published in the Australasian, a leading newspaper of the period. This is the first time it has been reprinted in book form. ISBN: 1875606580. Our Book No: 21742. $20 AUD.

815. Swan, R. A. (1961). Australia in the Antarctic (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 432 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper maps, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears, light indentations covers, minor loss top spine). This book provides the first full account of Australian activity and achievements in this lonely but fascinating continent. Our Book No: 25272. $20 AUD.

816. Swancott, Charles (1963). Blue Gum Flat to Budewoi: The Story of Wyong Shire's Wonderful Valleys, Lakes and Beaches. Woy Woy, NSW: Brisbane Water Historical Society. 230 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, foldout map at rear, few tiny dents edges. A minutely detailed history of the Wyong district, on the central coast of New South Wales (NSW). Our Book No: 15277. $50 AUD.

817. Swancott, Charles (1967). Dee Why to Barrenjoey and Pittwater. Sydney: Charles Swancott / D. S. Ford (Printer). 136 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, card cover, stapled (rusted), black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear, large sticker mark front cover. (Estimated date, 1967, Trove catalogue.) A readable but detailed history of Sydney's northern beaches from Dee Why to Broken Bay. Our Book No: 16423. $15 AUD.

818. Swords, Meg (1979). Billy Blue: The Old Commodore. Sydney: North Shore Historical Society. 68 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, card cover, black & white photos, front cover little scratched, minor edgewear, tipped-in addendum sheet at rear. Biography of the black convict, transported to Botany Bay, who later became a well-known landowner and ferryman. ISBN: 0855871466. Our Book No: 13168. $10 AUD.

819. Sykes, Trevor (1988). Two Centuries of Panic: A History of Corporate Crashes in Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 593 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Rich in sensation and scandal, this is the first history ever published of corporate collapses in Australia, from the first bank closure in the 1820s, through the four great depressions of the 1840s, 1890s, 1920s and 1970s, to the downfall of the House of Gollin in the 1980s. ISBN: 0041760131. Our Book No: 2460. $50 AUD.

820. Syme, Marten E. (1984). Shipping Arrivals and Departures: Victorian Ports, Volume 1, 1798 - 1845 [Roebuck Society Publication]. Melbourne: Roebuck Society. 298 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good jacket), typewritten text, endpaper maps, minor edgewear. This catalogues contains lists of shipping movements listed by destination: Melbourne, Geelong, Portland, Port Fairy, Warrnambool, Cape Otway, Apollo Bay, Western Port, Waratah Bay/Andersons Inlet, Wilson's Promontory, Sealers Cove, Corner Inlet/Welshpool, Port Albert and Gabo Island. Compiled from newspaper reports, customs, pilots and other government records, and the records of other Colonial ports, and including passenger numbers and cargo if known. ISBN: 0909434255. Our Book No: 16749. $30 AUD.

821. Symes, James G. (1979). The Castle Hill Rebellion of 1804. Sydney, Castle Hill: Hills District Historical Society. 30 pp. Paperback wide trade, good condition, stencilled text, string binding, scuff mark front cover top corner (partly covered by sticker), minor edgewear. Our Book No: 17241. $10 AUD.

822. Tarlington, George (2001). Street Kid: A Tale of Trouble and Survival Between the Wars [Memoirs Series]. Loftus, NSW: Australian Military History Publications. 114 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. Memoir of as a young boy growing up on the Australian streets in the 1920s and 1930s, and getting into trouble with the law. He tells how proper rehabilitation changed his life and gave him a positive future. He served with distinction in New Guinea (Kokoda) during WW2. ISBN: 1876439491. Our Book No: 24980. $25 AUD.

823. Tatrai, Olga (1994). Wind & Watermills in Old Parramatta. Sydney, Oatlands: Olga Tatrai. 108 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map front endpaper, top edge front cover creased, spine faintly faded, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). This story reflects the struggles of the early settlers to obtain their daily bread. They battled on and overcame their many failures and difficulties. This very special self-published book with the many photos of historic Parramatta (Sydney, Australia) gives them a place in history. ISBN: 0646177281. Our Book No: 22615. $20 AUD.

824. Tawse, Dawn (editor); Hudson, Alan (editor) (2009 (1998)). The Guiding Light in Port Stephens Heritage - Nelson Head Inner Lighthouse. Port Stephens, NSW: Nelson Head Lighthouse & Rescue Station Reserve Trust. 36 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, plans, minimal edgewear. This book is a tribute to the Inner Lighthouse, at Port Stephens, 130 kms sailing distance north from Sydney, and 33 kms from Newcastle. Describes the many years of unfailing service to the first settlers, and all those people who were associated with her operation in many roles, and the volunteers dedicated to restoring and preserving her for the enjoyment of present and future visitors. Compiled and edited by Tawse and Hudson. Our Book No: 29593. $18 AUD.

825. Tebbutt, John (1887). History and Description: Mr Tebbutt's Observatory, Windsor, New South Wales. Sydney: Joseph Cook & Co., Printers. 74 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover (covers staples), edge pieces missing covers, small pieces missing spine, archival tape repairs front cover, minimal foxing endpapers, rubber stamp, owner's written name front cover. A scarce pamphlet written by the astronomer John Tebbutt who owned a private observatory at Windsor, just northwest of Sydney. Rubber stamp and written name of Glasgow Observatory. Our Book No: 16587. $70 AUD.

826. Thiele, Colin; Ingpen, Robert (illustrator) (1980). River Murray Mary (Reprint ed) [Rigby Opal books]. Adelaide: Rigby Publishers. 72 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story, about soldier settlers living on the Murray River in the 1920s. Commended for Children's Book of the Year award. ISBN: 0727009869. Our Book No: 11752. $10 AUD.

827. Thomas, David (1989). Artists of the Bendigo Goldfields 1852 - 1864. Bendigo, VIC: Bendigo Art Gallery. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, bottom corner tips creased last few pages, light crease covers, minor edgewear. The catalogue from an art exhibition held at the Bendigo Art Gallery, 9 March - 9 April, 1989. Our Book No: 22192. $10 AUD.

828. Thomas, David; McAndrew, Mark (1998). Born in the Hour of Victory: Cranbrook School, 1918 - 1993 (1st ed). Sydney: Playright Publishing. 228 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, base spine & bottom corners lightly rubbed. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A history of a respected private school in Bellevue Hill, a suburb in eastern Sydney, Australia. ISBN: 0949853682. Our Book No: 25237. $30 AUD.

829. Thomas, J. W. (2010). Von Nias Nach Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land und Uber Australien Zuruck nach Deutschlands: Ein Reisejahr. Gutersloh: C. Bertelsmann (original publisher). 90 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, yellow card cover, black & white text-photos, top corner front cover lightly creased. (Estimated date, 2010.) Modern facsimile edition of a German-language book originally published in 1892. Translation of title: "From Nias to Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land and over to Australia and back to Germany: A Travel Year". The account of a German missionary visiting German New Guinea (now Papua New Guinea). The scanned photos are low-quality, and there is no map in this edition. Our Book No: 16820. $30 AUD.

830. Thomas, N. W. (1906). Natives of Australia: With Thirty-Two Full-Page Illustrations and One Map (1st ed) [The Native Races of the British Empire]. London: Archibald Constable and Company. 256 + 32 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, navy boards (gilt lettering front cover & spine), foldout map, black & white plates, frontispiece (tissue guard), page edges untrimmed (roughly cut), spine edges little rubbed, top corners covers little bumped, spine ends little chipped, pages lightly toned (scattered foxing), edges toned & foxed, small tear to map (edge creased), owner's written name front flyleaf. This wonderful old book covers many parts of the history of the Australian Aborigines. The language, art and science, food, law and order, games, society, marriage, myths, magic and religion are some of the topics the author has included. (Contains 32 plates.). Our Book No: 28877. $150 AUD.

831. Thomas, St (1937). St Thomas' Church Port Macquarie (5th ed) [Third Oldest Church in Australia Built in December, 1824]. Sydney / Port Macquarie, NSW: D. S. Ford (Printer) / Parish of Port Macquarie. 52 pp. Paperback oblong trade, very good condition, red card cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), string binding, black & white text-photos, edgewear & small edge tears covers. A reprint of a pamphlet originally published in 1924 to mark the centenary of the building of this church as Port Macquarie, New South Wales. Our Book No: 15960. $80 AUD.

832. Thompson, John (2006). The Patrician and the Bloke (1st ed) [Geoffrey Searle]. Canberra: Pandanus Books. 383 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Heavy. This book examines the play of forces and influences that shaped Geoffrey Serle's Australian sensibility, and saw him become an advocate for a new and vigorous interpretation of Australian history. It presents a portrait of a man who, from his vantage point in Melbourne, found in regional history a key to national understanding and identity. ISBN: 1740761529. Our Book No: 24499. $20 AUD.

833. Thompson, Liz (text, photos); Proctor, Gary (photos) (1998). The Ngaanyatjarra of the Gibson Desert [Fighting for Survival]. Melbourne, Port Melbourne: Heinemann Library. 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour text-photos, map, spine little faded, bottom corners little bumped, minimal foxing front endpapers & title page. This book examines the Ngaanyatjarra people of Western Australia. The Ngaanyatjarra people have lived in the Warburton region for many thousands of years, maintaining a strong connection, both spiritual and physical, to the land and to each other. Written as juvenile non-fiction literature, it is also suitable for anyone interested in Australian history. ISBN: 1863915788. Our Book No: 29589. $20 AUD.

834. Thompson, Peter; Macklin, Robert (2010). The Big Fella: The Rise and Rise of BHP Billiton (1st p/b ed). Sydney: William Heinemann / Random House. 518 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, corner tip creased front cover, minor edgewear. This book tells the full, compelling story of how BHP rose from the humblest beginnings in the Australian outback to become, in conjunction with its partner Billiton, the biggest miner in the world today. Winner of the Blake Dawson Prize. ISBN: 9781741667110. Our Book No: 25246. $15 AUD.

835. Thompson, Trevor; Murray, Les (foreword) (2006). One Fantastic Goal: A Complete History of Football in Australia. Sydney: ABC Books / Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 303 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. This book is the dramatic story of the rise of Australia's footballers from sporting fringe dwellers at home to superstars on the international stage. The path to Australian football's newfound maturity is a fascinating and eventful tale of struggle, heartache and sweet success. ISBN: 0733318983. Our Book No: 24835. $30 AUD.

836. Thoms, Albie; Pearce, Barry (editor) & Slutzkin, Linda (editor) (1991). Bohemians in the Bush: The Artists' Camps of Mosman. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 80 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white photos (paintings), colour frontispiece, glossy paper, top edge little foxed, minimal edgewear. Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Bohemians in the Bush, The Artist's Camps of Mosman, 6 June - 25 August 1991". Text by Albie Thoms. Describes the artists camps at Mosman (on Sydney's north shore) in the 1890s, which were associated with many original paintings, including the popular "The Camp, Sirius Cove, 1899" by Tom Roberts, and highly regarded works by Livingston Hopkins, Julian Ashton, Alfred Daplyn and Arthur Streeton. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0730586650. Our Book No: 24727. $22 AUD.

837. Thorn, Barbara (editor) (1964). Letters From Goulburn: A Selection of Letters from Mesac Thomas, First Bishop of Goulburn 1863 - 1892. Canberra: Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn. 84 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, black & white photo (portrait), edges lightly foxed, rubbed spot top corner front flyleaf, minor edgewear, some annotation spine & text. Published to mark the centenary of the Church of England in Goulburn. A selection of letters from the letterbooks of Bishop Thomas, who arrived in Goulburn in 1864. The letters give an insight into the conditions in the Diocese at the time, the difficulties faced, and the bishop's hopes and aims. Our Book No: 15497. $15 AUD.

838. Thornton, Caroline Rouse (1988). Rouse Hill House and the Rouses (1st ed). Perth, Nedlands: Caroline Thornton. 311 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, maps (including endpapers), addenda slip tipped in, edge tear repaired front cover jacket, top edge lightly foxed, minimal edgewear. Rouse Hill House, on the northwestern outskirts of Sydney on Windsor Road, is Australia's oldest and largest surviving family home, built by Richard and Elizabeth Rouse between 1813 and 1818. Also records the descendants of Richard Rouse, who for six generations have made this house their home (includes a genealogical chart). The author is a descendant who lived there for 30 years. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0731637585. Our Book No: 14417. $20 AUD.

839. Tink, Andrew (2012). Lord Sydney: The Life and Times of Tommy Townshend (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Walker & Whiteoak / Australian Scholarly Publishing. 315 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, minor edgewear, autograph. A John Bull figure, full of bumptious ambition and self-confidence, Lord Sydney had a remarkable political career, largely in opposition. When the British cabinet accepted his recommendation to send convicts to Botany Bay, he instructed the Treasury to provide for the First Fleet. His name is now proudly borne by Australia's oldest city. ISBN: 9781921875434. Our Book No: 16905. $25 AUD.

840. Tink, Andrew (2014). Australia 1901 - 2001: A Narrative History (1st ed). Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 432 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, frontispiece, spine little creased, edges faintly toned, minor edgewear. The story of Australia in the 20th century, from federation in 2001 to the Sydney 2000 Olympics. The author writes with empathy, humour and insight to bring the decades to life. The book provides history that is readable and appealing. ISBN: 9781742234083. Our Book No: 29171. $20 AUD.

841. Toghill, Jeff (1978). The James Craig: Her History, Recovery and Restoration (1st ed) [Mulavon Series]. Sydney: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover, sepia (brown-tinted) & colour text-photos. The story of this beautiful old sailing ship - formerly shipwrecked off the Tasmanian coast, but now lovingly restored and on display in Sydney Harbour. ISBN: 0589500597. Our Book No: 1057. $10 AUD.

842. Tompson, Charles Jnr; Wilkes, G. A. (introduction) & Turnbull, G. A. (introduction) (1973). Wild Notes, from the Lyre of a Native Minstrel (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Sydney University Press (SUP). 68 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket (flaps all sides), very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), cream-coloured pages. The first book of verse by an Australian-born poet (who was of convict descent) to be published in the colony. This facsimile edition makes it available again for the first time since the original edition of 1826, and contains an introductory essay about Tompson's life and commentary on the poems. ISBN: 0424065606. Our Book No: 25260. $15 AUD.

843. Toohey, Edwina (2001). Before the Aeroplane Dance: The Torres Strait and Cape York: Islanders, Aborigines and Adventurers, from the 1860s to 1914 (1st ed). Rockhampton: Outback Books / Central Queensland University Press. 189 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark bottom edge, corners front cover little creased, minor edgewear. The untold story of the Torres Strait Islands and Cape York Peninsula in a text that abounds with strange tales, lively personal histories, and thrilling detail. ISBN: 1875998942. Our Book No: 26169. $20 AUD.

844. Tooth, Thomas (1992). It Was All a Matter of Time. Katoomba, NSW: Thomas (T. E.) Tooth. 156 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, rear cover faintly creased, minor rubbing & edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication), copy 1. The story of navigational science. Matthew Flinders used this new science to chart the Australian coast. Includes the tale of the chronometer belonging to Flinders, which the author discovered in a Sydney museum in 1976. ISBN: 0646153862. Our Book No: 4808. $18 AUD.

845. Tooth, Thomas (1992). It Was All a Matter of Time. Katoomba, NSW: Thomas (T. E.) Tooth. 156 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, op spine bumped, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name), copy 2. The story of navigational science. Matthew Flinders used this new science to chart the Australian coast. Includes the tale of the chronometer belonging to Flinders, which the author discovered in a Sydney museum in 1976. ISBN: 0646153862. Our Book No: 4808A. $18 AUD.

846. Tourist Promotion Association, Winton (1990). The Bronze Swagman Book of Bush Verse: "Lester's Tale" 1990 Winning Verse (19th ed). Winton, QLD: Winton Tourist Promotion Association. 120 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, very good condition, figures, minor edgewear, spine little faded, covers scratched. These wonderful poems cover almost every facet of country life. They are humorous, beautiful, and sometimes tragic in describing the many incidents that occur in country living. Apparently one of a series of booklets containing different poems. Our Book No: 24623. $10 AUD.

847. Travers, Greg (Greg J.) (2007). The New South Wales Government Bus - a 75th Anniversary: A Pictorial History. Sydney, Tempe: Sydney Bus & Truck Museum. 112 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, few maps, copy 1. A pictorial history of the 75 years of operation of government buses in New South Wales, Australia. ISBN: 9780646481968. Our Book No: 13761. $30 AUD.

848. Travers, Greg (Greg J.) (2007). The New South Wales Government Bus - a 75th Anniversary: A Pictorial History. Sydney, Tempe: Sydney Bus & Truck Museum. 112 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, few maps, copy 2. A pictorial history of the 75 years of operation of government buses in New South Wales, Australia. ISBN: 9780646481968. Our Book No: 13761A. $30 AUD.

849. Travers, Robert (1968). The Tasmanians: The Story of a Doomed Race (1st ed). Melbourne: Cassell. 244 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, slight wear spine ends, minor edgewear jacket (edge tears, flap clipped, reverse side lightly toned), pages lightly toned, previous owner's bookplate. A history of Aboriginal Tasmanians (distinct from mainland Aborigines) who largely died out after European settlement. Our Book No: 25051. $15 AUD.

850. Trudgeon, Ted (compiler) (1977). Timber Cedar and the Development of the Richmond River [Richmond River Historical Society Pamphlet]. Sydney: Publisher Not Stated. 28 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, glossy paper, rear cover faintly creased, tiny scuff mark front cover, minor edgewear. An interpretation of the development and importance of cedar to the Richmond River, New South Wales. The author has used extracts from historical documents, and these can be read and enjoyed in the original written form. The sketches and photos make this a wonderful historical record of the development of this important part of the Hawkesbury. ISBN: 0959914153. Our Book No: 22075. $10 AUD.

851. Trustum, Helen (2000). Old Time Country Halls. Lismore, NSW: Helen Trustum. 408 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, many black & white text-photos, spine little faded, minor edgewear. Presents a description and history of 175 community halls in northern New South Wales between Richmond and the Tweed area. Supported by funds provided by the Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS). ISBN: 0959381511. Our Book No: 17242. $60 AUD.

852. Tsicalas, Peter (2012). Mullumbimby Boom and Bust 1908 - 1928 (Revised or reprint ed). Mullumbimby, NSW: Brunswick Valley Historical Society Inc. 243 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, black & white text-photos, light crease cover near spine, few light creases rear cover, covers little scratched, minor edgewear. Local history of this northern New South Wales municipalty in the early 20th century. There are many heritage photos of local people and buildings of this period. ISBN: 9780958592178. Our Book No: 28881. $80 AUD.

853. Tucker, T. G. (1901). Things Worth Thinking About: A Series of Lectures upon Literature and Culture (1st ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole Book Arcade. 236 pp. Hardback small, good condition, grey boards with black lettering, spine ends & cover corner tips little rubbed, edges lightly foxed, edges & pages lightly toned, front cover lettering little faded. The following essays were originally delivered as lectures before various societies, and then appeared as columns of the Melbourne "Argus" newspaper. They are reprinted in this book with little revision. Some of the stories are: Our Earliest Ancestors and their Beliefs, The Nature and Provence of Poetry, Culture and Cant, Literature Science and Education, Literary Judgement. Our Book No: 29594. $20 AUD.

854. Tuckey, Lieut. James; Currey, John (editor) (1987). Memoir of a Chart of Port Philip Surveyed in October 1803 (Facsimile ed). Melbourne: Colony Press. 130 pp. Hardback small octavo, very good condition, quarter-bound brown leather cover (marbled boards, raised bands spine, head and tail bands, gold-blocked on label), folded chart at rear (tiny crease top edge, folding modern key), ribbon bookmark, light foxing edges (minimal internal foxing), edges roughly cut, spine minimally faded, publisher's note about chart & single-sheet brochure loosely inserted. (Copy 72 of limited edition of 225 copies.) Tuckey's memoir is an extended commentary on the chart he prepared of his survey. It describes the coastline and terrain at each of the many localities where he landed, and in addition contains general observations on the Aborigines, flora and fauna, soil and climate. This edition of the memoir has an introduction, notes and commentary by John Currey. The chart is accompanied by a detailed key giving the modern names of the localities described by Tuckey. ISBN: 094958603X. Our Book No: 28773. $150 AUD.

855. Tulloch, David (1969). The Historic Town of Wentworth: At the Junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers (1st ed). Mildura, VIC: Wentworth Shire Council / Sunraysia Daily printers. 104 pp. Paperback trade, stapled (staples rusted), card covers, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, adverts, frontispiece, minor edgewear, rear white cover marked, tiny tear top spine, annotation inside rear cover, edges lightly toned, written & dated dedication. This booklet gives a history of Wentworth, which is Sunraysia's oldest town. It was named after NSW explorer and politician William Charles Wentworth in 1859, and the area proclaimed a municipality in 1879. The detailed text and photos make this a good book for anyone wanting to know about this fascinating historical town. Our Book No: 24039. $13 AUD.

856. Turnbull, Clive; Hogbin, Ian (introduction) (1965). Black War: The Extermination of the Tasmanian Aborigines (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Cheshire Lansdowne. 274 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, minor edgewear, light foxing top edge, spine lightly faded & creased, crease in covers & first few pages, edges & pages lightly toned. This book is the story of how the Aborigines of Tasmania were destroyed within 75 years of European settlement. This is the first extensive study of the subject since Bonwick's "The Last of the Tasmanians". Our Book No: 26369. $15 AUD.

857. Turnbull, Dorothy; Turnbull, Roy (2002). Turnbulls on the Coromandel 1802: Hawkesbury River Colonists. Sydney, Caringbah: Dorothy & Roy Turnbull. 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, long genealogical table & name index, spine little faded, minor edgewear. An exhaustive family history, based on the lives of John and Ann Turnbull and their four children, a settler family who sailed from England to Sydney Town on the convict ship Coromandel in 1802, who settled in the Hawkesbury district just to the northwest of Sydney. (A descendent, Malcolm Turnbull, is currently Prime Minister of Australia.). ISBN: 0958017204. Our Book No: 12592. $100 AUD.

858. Turnbull, Henry (1983). Leichhardt's Second Journey: A First-Hand Account (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Halstead Press / John Ferguson. 58 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings (pale yellow background), minor edgewear, tiny mark front free flyleaf, minor foxing reverse side jacket (stain bottom edge), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The author was one of eight men who accompanied the explorer Ludwig Leichhardt on his second expedition into the interior of Australia in 1846-7. This account is the record of a lecture given in Launceston, Tasmania, by Turnbull after the journey. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0909134308. Our Book No: 22541. $10 AUD.

859. Turnbull, John (1806). John Turnbull's Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1800 bis 1804: Nebst einer Genauen Schilderung der Englischen Verbrecher-Kolonien in Neu-Holland und der Societats- und Sandwich-Inseln in ihrem Gegenwartigen Zustande. Wein (Vienna): In Kommission bei Anton Doll. 438 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, marbled papered board cover (spine label, corners bumped), two black & white plates (lithographs), foldout map at rear, pages lightly toned (text only) & creased, edges speckled & lightly foxed, sticker & rubber stamp (minimal EX-LIBRARY). Translation: "John Turnbull's travel around the world in the years 1800 to 1804: together with a precise detailing of the English convict colonies in New Holland, and the existing Society and Sandwich Islands [Tahiti and Hawaii] in the present day". A German translation of the first edition published in London in 1805. Records his commercial trading voyage aboard the trading ship Margaret, and includes extensive accounts of Botany Bay, as well as Norfolk Island. Our Book No: 16748. $400 AUD.

860. Turnbull, Marie (2000). In the Footsteps of John Turnbull: The Turnbull's of Ebenezer c1950, and Including All in the Family by Albert Turnbull, Tynside UK: Roxburghshire Scotland to Australia c1750 - 1802. Ebenezer, NSW: Marie Turnbull. 220 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & vignettes, colour photos centre spread, maps (including inside front cover), minor edgewear. Traces the lineages of John and Ann Turnbull who migrated to Australia in the ship Coromandel in 1802, and were pioneer settlers at Ebenezer in the Hawkesbury region, northwest of Sydney. Traces the Turnbulls in great detail in Scotland back to the 13th century! (A descendent, Malcolm Turnbull, is currently Prime Minister of Australia.). ISBN: 064640993X. Our Book No: 17092. $100 AUD.

861. Twain, Mark; Goodwin, Will (illustrator) & Watson, Don (introduction) (2006). The Wayward Tourist: Mark Twain's Adventures in Australia (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 189 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. The famous American novelist Mark Twain describes his adventures in Australia during his lecture tour in 1895. Extracted from his book "Following the Equator" (1897), and here introduced by Australian wordsmith Don Watson. He recounts his impressions of Sydney ('God made the Harbour, but Satan made Sydney') and his view of Australian history (' it reads like the most beautiful lies'), with much lamenting about his carbuncle. ISBN: 0522853129. Our Book No: 25814. $28 AUD.

862. Tyers, C. J. (surveyor) (1976). Report of an Expedition to Ascertain the Position of the 141st Degree of East Longitude, being the Boundary Line Between New South Wales and South Australia (Facsimile ed). Melbourne, Carlton: Queensberry Hill Press. 14 + 19 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket. quarter-bound leather, very good condition, marbled boards, gilt lettering spine, two charts folded inside rear pocket, spine little rubbed (bottom little chipped). Slipcase: good condition, cardboard, lightly foxed, closed tear & tiny scuff top edge. (Copy 233 of limited edition of 350 copies.) This facsimile edition was originally printed by F. M. Stokes, "Herald" Office, Sydney, in 1840. The main object of the expedition was to determine the exact position of the boundary line between New South Wales and South Australia. Three different methods were used: triangulation from Melbourne, chronometric measurement from Sydney, and lunar observations near the boundary. The results are in the Appendix. ISBN: 0909174016. Our Book No: 28787. $80 AUD.

863. Tyler, Elsie W. (1985). The Twins of Townsend: Recollections of a Clarence River Childhood (1st ed). Townsend, NSW: Maclean District Historical Society. 94 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few tiny creases front cover, spine lightly creased & faded, minor edgewear, few tiny marks rear cover, autograph (written name author & her sister). The remarkable story of being a child growing up in the Maclean district, NSW, in the time just before and after the First World War (WW1). This book has many black & white photos of the early years. ISBN: 0909323070. Our Book No: 23856. $10 AUD.

864. Tyler, Robert Emeric IV (editor) (2003). My Dear Emma: A Full and Detailed Account of the Journey of Robert Emeric Tyler and His Son, to Western Australia, and Their Return to England. August 1st 1895 to March 7th 1896. Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 255 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, maps, frontispiece, front cover corner tips little worn, edges lightly foxed, spine little creased, minor edgewear. This book follows Robert Tyler and his son, as they journey from England to Australia in the late 1890s. Their adventures, misadventures and naivety as they journeyed in remote parts of the Western Australian goldfiields were recorded faithfully in letters to Robert's wife in England. Part travelogue, part social history, it is a remarkable personal account of an Australia of 100 years ago. ISBN: 1863683526. Our Book No: 26825. $15 AUD.

865. Tyrrell, Bill (compiler) (1978). Early Sydney Postcards: Book 1. Sydney: Doubleday. 32 pp. Paperback thin oblong, heritage pictorial cover, very good plus condition, stapled, black & white photos, front cover corner tip little creased, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 1978, Trove catalogue.) Bill Tyrrell lived in Sydney all his life and has an active interest in early Australian photography. Some years ago he inherited a magnificent collection of glass negatives from which these reproductions were available. The book has 34 picture postcards of Sydney City, suburbs and harbour, reproduced from original glass negatives from the libraries of Charles Kerry and Henry King. With actual dates being uncertain, the time span these pictures encompasses is 1880 - 1936. Pages are perforated so that postcards can be removed. ISBN: 0868240044. Our Book No: 21614. $10 AUD.

866. Tyrrell, Bill (compiler) (1978). Early Sydney Postcards: Book 2. Sydney: Doubleday. 32 pp. Paperback thin oblong, heritage pictorial cover, very good plus condition, stapled, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 1978, Trove catalogue.) Bill Tyrrell lived in Sydney all his life and has an active interest in early Australian photography. Some years ago he inherited a magnificent collection of glass negatives from which these reproductions were available. The book has 34 picture postcards of Sydney City, suburbs and harbour, reproduced from original glass negatives from the libraries of Charles Kerry and Henry King. With actual dates being uncertain, the time span these pictures encompasses is 1880 - 1936. Pages are perforated so that postcards can be removed. ISBN: 0868240052. Our Book No: 21615. $10 AUD.

867. Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Stevens, Bertram (editor) (1921). The Macquarie Book: The Life and Times of Governor Lachlan Macquarie (Art in Australia, Tenth Number). Sydney: Art in Australia. Unnum pp. Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine, edges little overlap card cover), good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped-in colour plates, black & white photos, adverts at rear, spine jacket little faded (spine torn), edgewear. The tenth issue of "Art in Australia". An illustrated life of the popular and influential governor of convict settlement in New South Wales. Our Book No: 16766. $50 AUD.

868. Uren, David (2015). Takeover: Foreign Investment and the Australian Psyche. Melbourne: Black Inc. 247 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Did the Chiko Roll change Australian history? Yes - efforts by an American company to take over the company making the Roll in the early 1970s marked a turning point in Australian foreign investment policy. This is just one of the strange twists and turns in the buying and selling of Australia. An authoritative, engaging account of the history of foreign investment in Australia. It explores the strange coalitions of left and right protectionists that have sought to insulate us from the world economy. But Australia, alone among nations advanced or emerging, has been able to run deficits with the world throughout our history precisely because foreigners are so keen to invest here. ISBN: 9781863957540. Our Book No: 17193. $20 AUD.

869. Utick, Stephen (2008). Captain Charles: Engineer of Charity: The Remarkable Life of Charles Gordon O'Neill. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 276 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, presentation bookplate. Extraordinary saga of an Irish-Scottish migrant "Captain" Charles Gordon O'Neill. He was an engineer, inventor, parliamentarian and philanthropist, but is most noted as a principal co-founder of the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia and New Zealand. Sponsored by the St Vincent de Paul Society. ISBN: 9781741753783. Our Book No: 16362. $20 AUD.

870. Vincent, Liz (2009). Ghosts of Picton Past (Reprint ed). Picton, NSW: Liz Vincent. 92 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, crease at cover join to spine, minor edgewear, rear cover lightly scratched. In this fascinating book, the author and publisher relates ghost stories from the people of this small town in New South Wales. The many black & white photos bring the text to life. ISBN: 0958663459. Our Book No: 26948. $20 AUD.

871. Waddell, Thea; Malnic, Jutta (photographer) (1977). Hidden Gardens of Sydney (1st ed). Sydney: National Trust of Australia (NSW) Garden Committee. 55 pp. Paperback square, stapled booklet (staples rusted), very good condition, colour photos, corners front cover creased, minor edgewear. A selection of delightful gardens illustrated by 26 colour photos. The introduction contains some notes about the early history of Sydney's gardens. ISBN: 0909723508. Our Book No: 22082. $10 AUD.

872. Walling, Edna (2003). A Gardener's Log (Revised ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Viking / Penguin Books. 150 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos & drawings. This is a beautiful redesign of Edna Walling's book first published in 1948, which was revised in 1985. These articles by Australia's best-known garden designer were originally published in the magazine "Australian Home Beautiful". This would make a wonderful gift for a garden lover. ISBN: 0670041394. Our Book No: 20627. $40 AUD.

873. Walsh, K. J. (1998). Yesterday's Seminary: A History of St Patrick's Manly (1st ed). Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 380 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, minor edgewear jacket (few closed tears, crease rear cover, corner tip rear cover scuffed). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A history of St Patrick's College, Manly, Sydney. The college was established specifically to train local candidates for the Catholic priesthood. Traces the events and the political and ecclesiastical manoeuvrings that led to the acquisition of the site, and the building and opening of the seminary. Then he chronicles its development over almost 90 years. ISBN: 1864489871. Our Book No: 28213. $28 AUD.

874. Walshe, R. D. (1954). The Eureka Stockade 1854 1954. Sydney: Current Book Distributors. 32 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, card covers, good condition, two black & white drawings (includes cover), creases in covers & few pages, faint foxing, tiny tears fore-edge front cover, staples rusted, spine creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The story of the famous rebellion in 1851 by gold miners (lead by Irishman, Peter Lalor) at Ballarat over unfair mining licence fees. Our Book No: 26559. $10 AUD.

875. Walters, Celeste; Mullins, Patricia (illustrator) (2008). Only a Donkey (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, as new condition, full-page colour drawings. A children's picture story about a very special donkey. The beautiful crayon and wash with photo montage bring the animals to life. This uplifting story of humility, courage and compassion weaves in the heroic Anzac legend of Simpson and his Donkey. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780734310125. Our Book No: 22995. $10 AUD.

876. Wannan, Bill (editor) (1966). The Heather in the South: A Scottish-Australian Entertainment (1st ed). Melbourne: Lansdowne. 189 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), corners little bumped, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears, tiny hole rear flap), autograph (editor's written name front free flyleaf). The lore, literature and balladry of the Scots in Australia. An anthology, written by the author of "The Wearing of the Green", "Lore Literature and Balladry of the Scots In Australia". Full of wit and wisdom and will be enjoyed by anyone interested in the Scots in Australia. Part one: The Muses' Heather: Stories, Poems, Essays. Part two: Portrait Gallery: Scottish-Australian profiles, Part three: Ballads old and new. Our Book No: 22101. $15 AUD.

877. Ward, Barbara (1994). A Lady in a Thousand: Eliza Davies: A Biography. Sydney, Glebe: Barbara Ward / Fast Books. 128 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, minimal edgewear. The story of an indomitable and independent woman who in the mid 1800s, was a pioneer educator in Australia. Eliza Davies, a member of the Sturt desert expedition, was a unique adventurous woman whose life and career are recorded in this prize-winning biography. The author has gathered most of the material from Eliza Davies's autobiography, "The Story of an Earnest Life". Winner of the Isabella Brierley Literary Award 1994. ISBN: 064621697X. Our Book No: 22081. $18 AUD.

878. Ward, Russel; Hirst, John (introduction) (2005). The Australian Legend (Modern reprint ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 283 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. Australian historian traces the considerable influence of nomad pastoral workers - who provided the work force in the 19th-century outback - on the Australian outlook and way of life. Originally published in 1958, being a classic study of the origins and evolution of the Australian character. ISBN: 0195502868. Our Book No: 1584. $12 AUD.

879. Watson, Frederick (editor) (1913). The Beginnings of Government in Australia: By Authority. Sydney: W.A. Gullick, Government Printer. Unnum 23 + 95 pp. Hardback large folio (38.7 x 25.2 cm), black cloth cover, black spine label (gilt lettering), very good condition, pages slightly toned two fold-out), untrimmed page edges. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Consists of a 23-page introduction, and 95 pages of facsimiles of 17 original written documents relating to the first white settlement in Australia by Capt. Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet. The inaugural volume of the Historical Records of Australia series. Our Book No: 12998. $60 AUD.

880. Watson, Moira (1990). Razzle Dazzle (1st ed). Sydney: Imprint / Angus & Robertson. 157 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, bottom corner tip lightly creased front cover & few pages, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. Her childhood in Tasmania and Melbourne in the 1920s and 1930s. ISBN: 0207166781. Our Book No: 11208. $10 AUD.

881. Webb, Ian (1999). Blood Sweat and Irons: Building the Great North Road from Wisemans Ferry to Mt. Manning 1827 - 1832 (1st ed). Wiseman's Ferry, NSW: Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society. 72 pp. Paperback quarto, black cloth spine, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, references, minor edgewear, bottom corner front cover creased, old sticker mark front cover. This booklet is about the middle section of the road between Wisemans Ferry and Mt. Manning, named during the construction period as Wisemans District. The author states that the spelling and punctuation in quotations from early documents have been reproduced without alteration. The living conditions and work methods of the convicts who built the road are discussed. A great way to learn about some of the early history of this fascinating Hawkesbury region of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0958622604. Our Book No: 29628. $30 AUD.

882. Wellings, H. P. (1965). Eden and Twofold Bay: Discovery, Early History and Points of Interest 1797 - 1965. Bega, NSW: Bega News Print. 48 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 1965.) A local history of this area on the south coast of New South Wales (NSW), first settled by Ben Boyd who built a lighthouse and whaling station in 1842. Our Book No: 12085. $10 AUD.

883. Wellings, H. P. (1966). The Imlay Brothers: Peter, Alexander and George Imlay. Sydney: H. P. Wellings / D. S. Ford (Printers). 24 pp. Paperback, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map inside front cover, old price sticker, owner's written name front cover. (Estimated date, 1966, Trove catalogue.) Cover title continues: "Pioneers in the pastoral, agricultural and merchandise activities in the Twofold Bay and Bega districts of south-eastern section of New South Wales". Loosely inserted: one page brochure, Seahorse Inn, historic Boydtown. Our Book No: 14898. $18 AUD.

884. Wentworth Esq., W. C.; Wentworth, W. C. (foreword) (1978). Statistical, Historical, and Political Description of New South Wales, and Its Dependent Settlements in Van Diemen's Land [etc] (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Doubleday. 466 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, brown leatherette cover (embossed gilt lettering front cover & spine), edges faintly foxed, otherwise excellent. Title continues: "With a particular enumeration of the advantages which these colonies offer for emigration, and their superiority in many respects over those possessed by the United States of America". Facsimile of the first edition published in 1819. The author was Australia's first native-born patriot, statesman, explorer, orator and promoter. He explains the colony's benefits and defects and their resolution (which he worked on for the next 30 years). He supported Governor Macquarie's expansion and Australia's independence. The foreword was written by his grandson, of the same name, who was also a politician. ISBN: 0868240036. Our Book No: 16285. $20 AUD.

885. Whitaker, Anne-Maree (2002). Pictorial History: South Sydney (1st ed). Sydney, Alexandria: Kingsclear Books. 140 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. Richly illustrated history of the City of South Sydney (later merged into the City of Sydney). This book displays a collection of photos - that came from past and current residents of South Sydney - which was exhibited during 2001 throughout the city from Potts Point to Waterloo, Redfern to Centennial Park. ISBN: 0809272693. Our Book No: 27075. $20 AUD.

886. White, James (1983). Cooloolooghinni. Terrigal, NSW: Mundigee. Unnum 108 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, edges jacket lightly foxed, autograph (author's written name), owner's written name & details. (No 276 of a limited edition of 1000 copies.) Autobiography of a jackaroo (jackeroo) in the Northern Territory and outback Queensland (Barclay Tableland, later named Mount Isa) during the years 1932 - 1936. Some of the text is expressed as poetry. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0959263306. Our Book No: 11988. $10 AUD.

887. White, Paul William (1982). Garrett of Van Diemen's Land. Hobart: Parledee Press. 61 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (gilt lettering), many black & white drawings, coloured frontispiece, owner sticker front pastedown, price sticker mark front free flyleaf. (No 57 of a limited edition of 100 copies, ISBN not in book, contains hand-coloured frontispiece.) Fictionalised account of the life of Reverend James Garrett (1793? - 1874), a Presbyterian minister in the early colony of Van Diemen's Land, who played a part in seminal events. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0949584010. Our Book No: 12985. $10 AUD.

888. Whitehead, Georgina (editor) (2001). Planting the Nation (1st ed). Melbourne: Australian Garden History Society. 196 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side), faint foxing top edge. This book explores Australia's gardens and landscapes between 1890 and 1914, offering perspectives on garden design, horticultural developments, city planning, and architectural and social history during this period. ISBN: 1876473444. Our Book No: 25748. $25 AUD.

889. Whitsed Davies, Helen (2013). Ku-Ring-Gai Historical Society: The First 50 years 1963 - 2013. Sydney, Gordon: Ku-Ring-Gai Historical Society Inc. 90 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minimal edgewear. The story of Ku-ring-gai (a northern Sydney council suburb), including photos and a map of the area. The area is rich in history, from the Aborigines who were here before the Europeans, Phillip's exploration of the area in the first year of settlement, major land grants, the timber-getters and orchardists. The railway, which came towards the end of the 19th century, improved the social and economic growth which is still strong today. The area has many national parks. ISBN: 9780959867343. Our Book No: 29169. $30 AUD.

890. Whyte, Duncan (1962). Sketch of Explorations by the Late John McKinlay in the Interior of Australia, 1861 - 2 (Facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 2]. Adelaide: Public Library of South Australia. 48 pp. Hardback small, brown leatherette covers (gilt spine lettering), very good condition, map, frontispiece, few black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, faint foxing edges, top corner front cover little bumped. Facsimile edition. Originally published in Glasgow in 1881 by Aird & Coghill. Being a paper read before the Cowal Society, Oct. 28,1878, and published at the request of the society (from the title page). The book is a sketch of the explorations by the late John McKinlay. Our Book No: 28682. $30 AUD.

891. Wilcox, Craig (2009). Red Coat Dreaming: How Colonial Australia Embraced the British Army (1st ed). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 179 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour plates centre spread, minor edgewear jacket, base reverse side little marked), few tiny marks front cover, autograph (author's written name title page). In this book life stories, art and artefacts are combined to show a period when the British Army was also Australia's army. This book covers the time of first settlement (1788) to the First World War (1914 - 1918). ISBN: 9780521193603. Our Book No: 28167. $20 AUD.

892. Wildey, William Brackley (1876). Australasia and the Oceanic Region: With Some Notice of New Guinea: From Adelaide - Via Torres Straits - to Port Darwin Thence Round West Australia [Wildey's Australasia and the Oceanic Region]. Melbourne: George Robertson. 426 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, original burgundy cloth cover (embossed edges, spine little faded), gilt lettering cloth cover (spine lettering faded), new burgundy endpapers, adverts, cover corners & spine ends little bumped, edges faintly toned & minimally foxed, minor edgewear. After residence of 22 years in Australia, Wildey sailed from Melbourne to Adelaide, and then on the Gothenberg steamer, circumnavigated Australia via the Torres Strait to Port Darwin, and then along the Western Australian coast. Includes side trips to Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian archipelago. A valuable travel guide and description of Australia in 1876. (Plus six pages of adverts at rear, including Cobb & Co.). Our Book No: 14280. $100 AUD.

893. Williams, Donald (1990). In Our Own Image: The Story of Australian Art 1788 - 1989 (2nd, reprint ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 235 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Heavy. Second edition of a popular school textbook that outlines the development of Australian painting, sculpture and architecture. ISBN: 0074526936. Our Book No: 3405. $25 AUD.

894. Williams, Donald (1995). In Our Own Image: The Story of Australian Art (3rd ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 294 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Third edition of a popular school textbook that outlines the development of Australian painting, sculpture and architecture. ISBN: 0074701940. Our Book No: 1247. $28 AUD.

895. Williams, Donald; Simpson, Colin (1994). Art Now: Contemporary Art Post - 1970: Book One (1st ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 218 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, coloured endpapers, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, minor foxing edges, top & bottom edges little marked. This book uses accessible language in thematically organised chapters to give information about contemporary artists, cultures, society and environment. Pollution, the environment, war, feminism and popular culture are included. The book provides ideas and discussion for senior students and anyone interested in contemporary Australian and international art produced since 1970. ISBN: 007470124X. Our Book No: 27878. $30 AUD.

896. Willson, R. K.; Clark, H. R.; Keenan, D. K. (1971). The Enfield Lines (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Electric Traction Association. 50 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, timetables, spine little rubbed, staples lightly rusted, pages lightly toned, inside covers & title page lightly foxed, minor edgewear. This book is a history of the Enfield tram line, Sydney. This book will interest anyone who wants to know about an important part of Australia's past. Our Book No: 27644. $10 AUD.

897. Wilson, Gavin (2002). The Big River Show: Murrumbidgee Riverine. Wagga Wagga, NSW: Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. 86 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations. This richly illustrated catalogue was published by the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery to accompany the exhibition of The Big River Show: Murrumbidgee Riverine at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, October to December, 2002. The exhibition reflects the artistic, textual and oral interpretations of the Murrumbidgee and its associated histories, and includes works by Elioth Gruner, Ludwig Hirschfield Mack and others. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1875247173. Our Book No: 22766. $15 AUD.

898. Wilson, Louise (2009). Robert Forrester, First Fleeter. Melbourne: Louise Wilson. 442 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear corners, top corner front cover creased, bottom edge lightly marked, few marks fore-edge, autograph (author's written dedication). A readable biography of Robert Forrester, a convict who arrived in the First Fleet, who was one of the first convicts who chose to become an Australian. He did not give up his amazing effort at the Hawkesbury when others did. He was illiterate, and left no diaries or personal correspondence. The author has used determined detective work to recreate his life, using the voluminous government records of the times. His story shows real courage in a time when he and his family had to cope with floods, fire, famine and the NSW corps. ISBN: 9780980447828. Our Book No: 29320. $60 AUD.

899. Winning, Clifford; Davidson, Alan (foreword) (1981). Cricket Balmainia 1897 - 1980: Official History Balmain District Cricket Club. Sydney: Clifford Winning / Printed by Standard Publishing House. 284 pp. Hardback small quarto, black boards with gilt lettering front cover & spine, very good condition, black & white text-photos (some full-page), charts, frontispiece, spine ends little creased, boards little faded & rubbed, corner tips rear cover lightly bumped, autograph (author's written & dated dedication reverse side of flyleaf). This is a special numbered first edition (600) of Cricket Balmainia Book (no 224 signed and dated by the author). This book covers the years leading up to the development of Balmain as a suburb and the acquisition of Birchgrove Reserve as the "Tigers" home ground. The book is designed to tell a factual story, and the author examines the conception, studies the clubs teething troubles, applauds its developers, administrators and players, retraces its relentless march to maturity - despite the many obstacles and vicissitudes encountered along the way. A great book for cricket fans and early Sydney local history. ISBN: 0959825215. Our Book No: 29510. $80 AUD.

900. Wise; Done, Ken (illustrator) (2000). The Essential Aussie Songbook (Non-CD ed) [Essential Aussie Song book]. Sydney: Wise Publications. 30 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, card covers, staples lightly rusted, small owner's written name. (No CDs included with this edition.) This song book contains 30 well-known Australian songs and sheet music. Some of the songs included are: A Pub with No Beer - Botany Bay - Click Go the Shears - Great Southern Land - Our Don Bradman - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport - True Blue - Waltzing Matilda - Where the Dog Sits on the Tuckerbox - Wild Colonial Boy. The covers are illustrated by Ken Done. ISBN: 0949789933. Our Book No: 25813. $12 AUD.

901. Wood, Diana (2000). Not Lost but Gone Before: Wisemans Ferry Cemetery. Wiseman's Ferry, NSW: Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society. 70 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, appendixes, front cover little rubbed, bottom corner front cover creased, covers little scratched, white background rear cover little marked. This book originated from a project undertaken as part of the requirements for the Associate Diploma in Local and Applied History at the University of New England. This historic cemetery, located on the south bank of the Hawkesbury river, is three kilometres downstream from the village of Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales. The cemetery is in the Parish of Frederick, Shire of Hornsby, County of Cumberland, and overlooks Trollope Reach, named for the English writer who visited the area in 1872. ISBN: 0958622612. Our Book No: 29622. $45 AUD.

902. Wood, David R. V. (editor) (1998). St John's Wahroonga: The First 100 Years 1898 - 1998. Sydney, Wahroonga: John's Uniting Church / Printed by Scanagraphics Pty. Ltd. 167 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few colour plates, faint stain rear flap jacket (light foxing reverse side, minor edgewear). This book gives the Church's history from its earliest days at the turn of the century. The book has over 40 illustrations, some in colour. Anyone interested in the history of Sydney's Upper North Shore, members of the Church, the Wahroonga community, and educationalists will find this book worthwhile. The book has been composed by four main writers. ISBN: 064634463. Our Book No: 28920. $25 AUD.

903. Woodland, Tony (1994). Lachlan Valley Railway Society (A Pictorial History): Volume 1: 1974 - 77 (1st ed). Adelaide, Elizabeth: Railmac Publications. 32 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos & timetables, map, minor edgewear, covers little rubbed & scratched. This publication is about The Lachlan Valley Railway Society Co-operative Ltd which formed in 1974 and incorporated in 1977, with the aim of restoring and maintaining in running order some of the state's remaining steam locomotives and vintage rolling stock. ISBN: 0949817988. Our Book No: 26412. $15 AUD.

904. Woodriff, Daniel (1986). Journal of H.M.S. Calcutta at Port Phillip [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 60 pp. Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, large colour foldout map at rear, in cardboard slipcase. (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies. Estimated date, Trove catalogue.) A facsimile of the diary of the Captain of HMS Calcutta, during her stay in Port Phillip Bay, October to December 1803, and originally published in the "Historical Records of New South Wales". Includes a large map of Port Phillip Bay (drawn from a copy in the "Victorian Geographical Journal"). ISBN: 0909174512. Our Book No: 17199. $120 AUD.

905. Wright, Don; Clancy, Eric (1993). The Methodists: A History of Methodism in NSW. Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 276 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, small mark top edge near spine, minor edgewear. The story of Methodism in New South Wales from the establishment of the first class meetings in the colony until the inauguration of the Uniting Church in 1977. ISBN: 1863734287. Our Book No: 25164. $20 AUD.

906. Wrigley, J. D. (editor) (1980). A History of Camden New South Wales (1st ed). Camden, NSW: Camden Historical Society. 18 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, flexible covers, black & white text-photos, few black & white drawings, covers little faded & creased, staples rusted, small mark front cover & inside front cover, little foxing title page & edges, minor edgewear corners, sticker mark front cover. This booklet provides a concise review of the early history of Camden, an outer southwestern suburb of Sydney. Some of the information in this booklet has been taken from previously published material. Our Book No: 28649. $16 AUD.

907. Wrigley, J. D. (editor) (1981). Pioneers of Camden (Including Derivations of Street Names) (1st ed). Camden, NSW: Camden Historical Society. 33 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, flexible covers, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear covers, covers & spine little faded, spine little creased, staples rusted, sticker mark front cover. This booklet includes a listing of over 300 of the early settlers of the Camden district up to about 1870. There is also a listing of the derivations of the street names of Camden, Narellan and Cobbitty as far as has been ascertained by the Society to date. ISBN: 0959456511. Our Book No: 28650. $18 AUD.

908. Wymark, Marjorie; Clark, Rev. Peter (No Date). The Macquarie Schoolhouse & St. John's Church Wilberforce (5th ed). City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. Unnum 20 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white text-photos. Pamphlet history of the Macquarie Schoolhouse (1820), and Saint John's Church (1859, Hawkesbury district, New South Wales. (Loosely inserted: Colour postcard, Ebenezer Church, built 1809.). Our Book No: 3918. $10 AUD.

909. Yarwood, A. T. (1996). Samuel Marsden: The Great Survivor (New p/b ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 353 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Biography of the Christian missionary and parson who contributed much to early Sydney (as farmer, magistrate and meddler in politics). ISBN: 0522847323. Our Book No: 11611. $15 AUD.

910. Yeates, Neil (1987). Robert Dickie Watt, Kt: First Professor of Agriculture, the University of Sydney. Coffs Harbour, NSW: Neil Yeates / Advocate Press. 157 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial board cover, very good condition, black & white photos, tiny scuff top edge rear cover, faint foxing edges. The story of Professor Robert Dickie Watt, who in 1910 was appointed as the first Professor of Agriculture and served as Dean of the Faculty from its inception until his retirement in 1946. The author is his son-in-law. ISBN: 0958786607. Our Book No: 25244. $20 AUD.

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