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1. Aldous, Allan; Mackinlay, Miguel (illustrator) (1945). McGowan Goes to Sea (1st ed). London: Oxford University Press (OUP). 154 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), few black & white drawings, colour frontispiece, light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (rear cover soiled, chipped, flap clipped), minimal foxing endpapers & reverse side frontispiece, edges lightly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This collectible story for young adults is about a young journalist named Garry McGowan who travels around the world reporting on sporting events for a London newspaper. Follow his many adventures when he travels to Sydney to cover an ocean race from Sydney to Honolulu. Our Book No: 26392. $15 AUD.

2. Ampt, Robert (1999). The Sydney Town Hall Organ: William Hill and Son's Magnum Opus. Woodford, NSW: Birralee Publishing. 208 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. The story of the Sydney Town Hall organ. The author prepared much of the material for the book, using different sources: the archives and the files of the Council of the City of Sydney, and early issues of Sydney newspapers in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, the Sydney Organ Journal, archives from the British Institute of Organ Studies, recollections and private research by Sydney music lovers and historians, and some published works. This story marks a special time in the history of Sydney, and will interest music lovers and anyone wanting to learn about Sydney Town Hall and the organ. ISBN: 1875956425. Our Book No: 28705. $40 AUD.

3. Andersen, Trevor; Bradhurst, Jane (with) & Brackenreg, John (foreword) (1984). William Fletcher. Sydney: Trevor Andersen / View Productions. 96 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos (paintings), minor edgewear. Documents the artwork of William Fletcher - an Australian painter of still-life, figurative, inner Sydney landscapes and Australian flora. Includes over 70 colour and black and white plates of his work. Sale proceeds were intended to set up a Trust to provide awards for young painters doing tertiary studies. The author is a close friend of the artist and executor of his estate. Bradhurst assisted with the text and the catalogue of the flower paintings. ISBN: 095921190X. Our Book No: 4909. $20 AUD.

4. Anderson, Gae (2009). Tivoli King: Life of Harry Rickards Vaudeville Showman. Sydney, Kensington: Allambie Press. 378 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos centre spread, cover scratched, corner plastic coating front cover little lifting, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). Harry Rickards debuted as a comic singer in London's music halls in the late 19th century, and then settled in Sydney in 1892, where he established the Tivoli chain of vaudeville theatres. He became the "Napoleon of Vaudeville" and one of Australia's most colourful and dynamic showmen, as well as a powerful theatrical entrepreneur. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780646509808. Our Book No: 14991. $18 AUD.

5. Andrews, Dr Arthur (1921). Australasian Tokens & Coins: A Handbook (1st ed). Sydney: Trustees Mitchell Library / Public Library of New South Wales. 163 + 61 pp. Hardback small quarto, red cloth covers, gilt title front board & spine, gilt coin front cover, very good condition, black & white plates at rear, endpapers lightly toned, edges & pages lightly toned, few tiny marks top edge, spine ends little rubbed, top corner front board bumped, corner tips on boards little rubbed. First edition. This is a catalogue issued by the Trustees of the Mitchell Library, Sydney, originally intended as a catalogue of the Australian tokens and coins in the Mitchell Library. It was enlarged to include descriptions of all known varieties. There are 61 pages of plates at the rear of the book (holey dollar depicted on front cover and spine). A brief historical introduction is included, as well as chapters on copper and bronze tokens, an alphabetical list of Australasian copper and bronze tokens with description of over 640 varieties, lists of issuers in the various colonies, holey dollars and dumps, Australian pattern shillings and sixpence, Australian gold coins, and the Sydney and Melbourne and Perth mints from 1855 to 1920. A great publication for anyone interested in Australasian coins and tokens. Our Book No: 29072. $140 AUD.

6. Andrews, Graeme (1982). The Ferries of Sydney (Reprint ed). Sydney: J. W. Books. 128 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, flexible cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, minor edgewear. Contains many photos and detailed historical information about the ferries in operation in Sydney, including the famous "South Steyne" and "Lady Hopetoun". A wonderful book for anyone interested in maritime history. ISBN: 0589071726. Our Book No: 25863. $15 AUD.

7. Arbib, Helen (1980). The Terrace Times Cook Book: The Rocks Edition (The Terrace Times Minimum Effort Maximum Effect Cook Book) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Terrace Times. 64 pp. Hardback narrow octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, owner's written name. This book is a light-hearted mixture of Australian history (The Rocks area, Sydney) and appropriate easy-to-prepare recipes. ISBN: 0959848614. Our Book No: 24681. $10 AUD.

8. Arbib, Helen; Clements, Pauline (illustrator) (1978). The Terrace Times Minimum Effort Maximum Effect Cook Book. Volume 3: Balmain Edition (Reprint ed). Sydney: Terrace Times. 64 pp. Hardback narrow octavo, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. This wonderful book combines recipes and history (of this inner western Sydney suburb) to make a very interesting and useful addition to any kitchen shelf. ISBN: 0959848622. Our Book No: 21729. $10 AUD.

9. Arbib, Helen; Clements, Pauline (illustrator) (1982). The Terrace Times Minimum Effort Maximum Effect Cook Book: Paddington edition (Reprint ed) [Terrace Times Cook Book, no. 1]. Sydney: Terrace Times. 64 pp. Hardback narrow octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, non-author written dedication. Originally published, 1975 (this is 1982 reprint). A light-hearted collection of recipes with some great sketches of Paddington (a heritage eastern suburb of Sydney), including the history of the area. ISBN: 0959848606. Our Book No: 20155. $10 AUD.

10. Arbib, Helen; Gamble, Allan (illustrator); Stewart, Kay (illustrator) (1982). The Terrace Times Minimum Effort Maximum Effect Cook Book. Volume 6: City of Sydney Edition (Reprint ed). Sydney: Terrace Times. 64 pp. Hardback narrow octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, light rubbing front cover, minor edgewear, written & dated dedication. This wonderful book combines recipes and Sydney history to make a very interesting and useful addition to any kitchen shelf. ISBN: 0959848665. Our Book No: 1522. $10 AUD.

11. Armati, Mary; Cowper, Norman (foreword) (1982). E. G. Waterhouse of Eryldene (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 112 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos & drawings, tiny mark top edge, minor edgewear. This is the story of the academic linguist E. G. Waterhouse, who is also famous for his research on camellias, and for Eryldene, his Sydney home and property, now owned by the National Trust. ISBN: 0869170031. Our Book No: 20069. $12 AUD.

12. Art Gallery, New South Wales; Raissis, Peter (curator) & Hancock, Karen (catalogue) (2009). Printmaking in the Age of Romanticism. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 20 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, card covers, stapled, black & white illustrations, few single-colour illustrations, spine & cover corners little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book has been published in association with the exhibition "Printmaking in the Age of Romanticism" held at the Art Gallery of NSW, 6 August - 25 October 2009. Romanticism was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe during 1800 to 1850, perhaps in response to the Industrial Revolution. ISBN: 9781741740486. Our Book No: 28013. $20 AUD.

13. Australia, Commonwealth of (1951). Cavalcade of Jubilee of the Commonwealth of Australia Held in Sydney on Australia Day 29th January, 1951 [Jubilee Celebrations, Sydney, N.S.W.]. Sydney: Conpress Printing. Unnum 36 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, colour drawings, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Includes programme guide, and a list of participants in the procession from Fort Macquarie to the R.A.S. Show Ground, Sydney, celebrating 50 years of Federation. Includes pictures and description of numerous notable floats. Our Book No: 15876. $40 AUD.

14. Bail, Murray (2005). Notebooks 1970 - 2003. London: Harvill. 305 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket). A rare and fascinating glimpse into a writer's life, taken from the working notebooks of the author when he was an unknown writer living in London from 1970-74, and in Sydney 1988-2003 after the publication of Eucalyptus and other novels. (Sections of this book have been previously published as Longhand: A Writer's Notebooks, McPhee Gribble, 1989.). ISBN: 1740513533. Our Book No: 23037. $13 AUD.

15. Baker, M. J.; Corringham, R. (1988). Blue Mountains Animals (1st ed). Winmalee, NSW: Three Sisters Productions. 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, glossy card covers, stapled, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear. A Blue Mountains heritage guide. The large colourful lifelike photos make this a great pamphlet for anyone interested in learning about these beautiful animals and reptiles. ISBN: 0959020373. Our Book No: 22821. $10 AUD.

16. Barkley, Glen (2009). Avoiding Myth & Message: Australian Artists and the Literary World Includes "The Reader". Sydney, The Rocks: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). 69 + 29 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos & drawings, faint mark inside front cover & first few pages, minor edgewear. Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Avoiding Myth & Message: Australian Artists and the Literary World", Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 7 April - 12 July 2009. Also includes "The Reader" which reproduces a number of works by both artists and writers. All of these texts have in some way influenced the research and development of the exhibition. The Reader allows an insight into the curatorial process and features texts reproduced within the exhibition. ISBN: 9781921034336. Our Book No: 28443. $30 AUD.

17. Barnard, Marjorie; Annand, Douglas (drawings) (1949). Australian Outline (2nd, revised ed) [Ure Smith Miniature Series]. Sydney: Ure Smith. 40 + 16 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, black & white plates at rear, minor foxing edges, light foxing few pages & plates, inner hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear corners. Revised edition. This small book is about the early history of Australia. The author has written about the thoughts of the early settlers and the book looks at the arrival of a small group of workers and officers from the Supply, at Sydney Cove on 26th January, 1788. The drawings help to bring the story to life. (16 pages of plates at rear.). Our Book No: 29191. $12 AUD.

18. Bassett, Marnie (1992). The Governor's Lady: Mrs Philip Gidley King (Reissue ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 131 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos, bottom corner rear cover little creased, faint toning free flyleaves, minor foxing edges & inside covers, minor edgewear. The adventurous life of Mrs King, who traveled with her husband, Governor Philip King, to the outposts of Sydney and Norfolk Island, far from the niceties of her English home. Mrs King recorded her observations of their life in a journal. This book is charming, full of interest and lively detail. The book provides an enjoyable look at Australian society in the early years. Originally published, 1940. ISBN: 0522844995. Our Book No: 29077. $15 AUD.

19. Bates, Geoff (1981). Gardners Inn: Blackheath Blue Mountains NSW: Sesqui-Centenary 1831 - 1981 (1st ed). Sydney: Geoff Bates. 100 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, adverts. (Limited edition, 2000 copies.) Detailed history of an historic inn, opened in 1831 by an old soldier and ex-convict, Andrew Gardner, adjacent to the Western Road at Blackheath. This compact book with its many style photos would make a great addition to any local history collection. ISBN: 0908495048. Our Book No: 20967. $15 AUD.

20. Bayley, William A. (1978). Sydney Suburban Steam Railways. Bulli, NSW: Austral Publications. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, light crease base spine, covers lightly marked, staples lightly rusted, owner's written name & date. (Estimated date, 1978, Trove catalogue. Written inscription dated 1979.) This small book is about Sydney's suburban steam railways. The many photos will be of interest to anyone who remembers the steam trains or would like to know about this important part of Sydney's history. ISBN: 0909597200. Our Book No: 25912. $10 AUD.

21. Bayley, William A. (1979). Sydney in the Steamtime. Bulli, NSW: Austral Publications. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top spine, staples lightly rusted, faint foxing edges. (Estimated date, 1979, Trove catalogue.) This small book is about Sydney's suburban steam railways. The many photos will be of interest to anyone who remembers the steam trains or would like to know about this important part of Sydney's history. ISBN: 0909597227. Our Book No: 27065. $15 AUD.

22. Beck, Deborah (2011). Set in Stone: The Cell Block Theatre. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 234 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick stiffened covers, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, colour illustrations, illustrated endpapers, slight bump base spine, minor edgewear corners. This is the story of how a derelict wing of Darlinghurst Gaol became the Cell Block Theatre, the hub of Australia's avant-garde music, theatre and dance scene in the 1960s and '70s. This Gaol was once home to Sydney's most notorious female criminals. Early performances were from artists such as John Bell, Yvonne Kenny, Peter Sculthorpe, David Malouf, Jim Sharman and Nick Cave. This very special book is the first book to look at this iconic cultural site and the ground-breaking works that came from its rough sandstone walls. The archival photos throughout the book and colour adverts on the endpapers help to tell this fascinating story. ISBN: 9781742232614. Our Book No: 29229. $30 AUD.

23. Bennett, A.; Hansfeld, S. (1978). Workshops in Cognitive Processes. Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 120 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, edgewear, owner's written name. Based on practical classes in cognition at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. ISBN: 0909465681. Our Book No: 9874. $14 AUD.

24. Berowra Valley Regional Park, Friends of (2001). A Guide To Berowra Valley Regional Park (Revised ed). Sydney: Friends of Berowra Valley Regional Park / NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service / Hornsby Shire Council. 243 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, maps, black & white text-drawings, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear. This book revises and extends "A Guide to Elouera Bushland Natural Park" first published in 1983, and reprinted in 1984 by the Elouera Bushland Natural Park Trust of Hornsby. The book draws on both local knowledge and extensive scientific research, and is the result of information gathered over many years. The diagrams, photos and maps make this publication a very informative and user-friendly field guide. ISBN: 0975690701. Our Book No: 26161. $30 AUD.

25. Berrie, Lieut. Geo. L. (1990). Under Furred Hats (6th A.L.H. Regt) [6th Australian Light Horse Regiment]. [Perth]: [J. Burridge]. 179 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, brown leatherette cloth (gilt lettering & vignette), very good condition, full-page black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. (Limited facsimile edition of 200 copies. Originally published, W.C. Penfold, Sydney,1919.) The History of the Australian 6th Light Horse Regiment during World War 1 from December 1914 to August 1919. Raised in Sydney in September 1914, it became part of the 2nd Light Horse Brigade. Sailing from Sydney in December 1914, the regiment disembarked in Egypt in February 1915. The light horse was unsuitable for initial operations at Gallipoli, but they were later deployed without their horses to reinforce the infantry. Plus many battles during the next four years in the Middle East: Battle of Romani, advance into Palestine, the action at Beersheba, and raids into the Jordan Valley. At rear, name lists of casualties, both killed and wounded. Our Book No: 14628. $140 AUD.

26. Bloem, Marja; Browne, Martin; McCahon, William (essay);Bail, Murray (essay), & Pound, Francis (essay) (2004). Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith (Reprint ed). Nelson, NZ / Amsterdam: Craig Potton Publishing / Stedeliik Museum. 271 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), colour reproductions, minimal edgewear jacket (tiny tear top corner rear cover). Heavy (1.8 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Published to coincide with the exhibition "Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith" which appeared at the Stedliik Museum, Amsterdam, 30 August - 10 November, 2002, then at City Gallery - Wellington, Auckland Art Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, and Art Gallery of New South Wales, during 2002 - 2004. This book is both the catalogue for the exhibition, and also acknowledges the first modern New Zealand painter of major international importance. There are reproductions of the 78 paintings in the exhibition, and a further 112 illustrations of artworks and historical photos. Essays by the exhibition's curator Marja Bloem, the artist's son William McCahon, the Australian writer Murray Bail and the New Zealand art historian Francis Pound, address the themes of the exhibition. There is an extensive chronology of the artist's life, an up-to-date bibliography, and the first comprehensive listing of the artist's solo and selected group exhibitions. This is the perfect book for anyone interested in this visionary artist. ISBN: 0908802919. Our Book No: 27769. $80 AUD.

27. Blunt, Michael J. (1985). John Irvine Hunter of the Sydney Medical School 1898 - 1924. Sydney: Sydney University Press. 135 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, colour frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket. The story of John Irvine Hunter, professor of anatomy, University of Sydney, whose youthful brilliance and achievements made him a household name in post-World War 1 Australia. He died at the early age of 26. A legend that began to grow around him in his lifetime lives on today, 60 years after his death. This biography probes the nature of that legend from both his scientific achievements and personality attributes. ISBN: 042400111X. Our Book No: 24518. $15 AUD.

28. Boag, Charles; Durrant, Lawrence L. (researcher) (1993). The Story of Arnott's Famous Biscuits: A History & a Celebration (1st ed). Sydney: Lansdowne Press. 144 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, few sepia (brown-tinted photos), minor edgewear & rubbing jacket, spine ends little rubbed. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book rediscovers Arnott's beginnings, and tells the fascinating story of one of Australia's largest and best loved companies. Contains colourful advertisements for Arnott's biscuits. There are many photos which help to tell the story. ISBN: 1863022848. Our Book No: 27917. $30 AUD.

29. Bollen, David (2009). Opening Up: A History of the Institute of Counselling (1st ed). Melbourne, Mulgrave: John Garratt Publishing. 208 pp. Paperback octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear, tiny closed tear & bump top spine. This book uses many personal recollections and a rich archive to tell the story of the Institute of Counselling (Strathfield, NSW). It is a story of adaptation as well as pioneering. It is a story of people loyal to their own best understandings. It is above all a story of an institute that models what it is about - students and leaders in partnership - a people-building community. In the spirit of Vatican II, it coupled Christian motivation and professional expertise in service to the community at large. ISBN: 9781920682095. Our Book No: 27360. $30 AUD.

30. Bolton, Terry (editor); Budd, Dale (editor) (1970). Steam Pictorial: A Photographic Survey of Steam Locomotives at Work on the New South Wales Railways (Reprint ed). Sydney: New South Wales Rail Transport Museum. 40 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos (mostly full-page), staples rusted, pages lightly toned, top corner front cover & few pages little worn, minor edgewear. This book is a pictorial history of steam engines. There are 42 glimpses of steam locomotives at work, mostly on their regular duties. This book will interest anyone who wants to know about an important part of Australia's past. Our Book No: 27649. $15 AUD.

31. Bookluck, Laurie (2003). Tales from a Terrace House. Canberra, Charnwood: Ginninderra Press. 155 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top edge front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This book is a good-humoured and warm look at what it was like growing up in Sydney more than half a century ago. ISBN: 1740272129. Our Book No: 25712. $30 AUD.

32. Botanic Gardens, Royal (1988). Mount Annan Botanic Garden: The Native Plant Garden of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Sydney: Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens. 24 pp. Paperback trade, card covers (with flaps), stapled (lightly rusted), very good condition, map, colour text-photos, small scratch front cover, minor edgewear. Mount Annan Botanic Garden is a NSW Government Bicentennial project of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. The 400 hectare site is located off Narellan Road, between Camden and Campbelltown about 56 kilometres south of Sydney. The information and photos will interest anyone wanting to know more about this special garden. ISBN: 0731645065. Our Book No: 23889. $10 AUD.

33. Brady, I. A. (1979). Eastern Suburbs Railway: A Political and Economic Survey of Sydney's Suburban Railways, with Particular Emphasis on the Construction of the Eastern Suburbs Railway (1st ed). Sydney, St James: Australian Railway Historical Society, New South Wales Division. 60 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner tips creased last few pages, slight crease & light foxing covers, light foxing inside covers & middle pages, staples lightly rusted, corner tips rear cover scuffed. This small book gives a survey of Sydney's Suburban Railways, and a detailed history of the construction of The Eastern Suburbs Railway line. ISBN: 090965008X. Our Book No: 25911. $20 AUD.

34. Braga, Stuart (2003). A Century Preaching Christ: Katoomba Christian Convention. Sydney: Katoomba Christian Convention Ltd. 171 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark front cover, minor edgewear. A record of the history of the first 100 years of the ministry of the Katoomba Christian Convention. ISBN: 0975083406. Our Book No: 25036. $50 AUD.

35. Brawley, Sean (2007). The Bondi Lifesaver: A History of an Australian Icon (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 336 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour photos spread, minimal edgewear jacket, base spine lightly rubbed. Heavy (1.6 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Celebrating the centenary of an Australian icon: the Bondi surf lifesaver - the first Australian lifeguards, founded at Bondi Beach, Sydney in 1907. The fascinating story of the rise of Bondi Beach from humble beginnings as a seaside resort to its iconic status in Australian life. ISBN: 9780733317637. Our Book No: 12868. $30 AUD.

36. Bray, Mark; Rimmer, Malcolm (1987). Delivering the Goods: A History of the NSW Transport Workers Union 1888 - 1986. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 297 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, black & white photos, light toning pages, minor edgewear. This book is the first account of the New South Wales Transport Workers' Union to be published in Australia. It traces the history from its formation as a tiny Sussex street union in Sydney in 1888 to its role in 1986 as one of the most powerful unions in the state and the nation. The book focuses on the political inclinations of the union's leaders, the unions organisational capacities and its industrial experience. ISBN: 0043000932. Our Book No: 28235. $40 AUD.

37. Brewster, Agnes A.; Le Plastrier, Constance M.; Hamilton, A. G. (introduction) (1930). Botany for Australian Students (4th ed). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade. 464 pp. Hardback small, green cloth cover, very good condition, minor foxing edges, pages lightly toned, cloth cover little flecked, minor edgewear, owner's written name & details. Fourth edition. A popular botany school textbook for Australian students. Brewster is a former science mistress, Sydney. Le Plastrier is a former teacher of botany, Sydney. Our Book No: 15945. $20 AUD.

38. Bridge, Sydney Harbour (1982). The Bridge Opened: Official Opening, 19th March, 1932 [Sydney Harbour Bridge]. Sydney: Pylon Press. 49 pp. Paperback narrow quarto, very good condition, card covers, stapled, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Reproduced here are parts of two brochures: "Sydney Harbour Bridge: Official Souvenir and Programme", released for the opening on 19 March 1932, and "The Bridge Opened", released shortly thereafter. ISBN: 0959359206. Our Book No: 22409. $10 AUD.

39. Bridges, Peter (1995). Foundations of Identity: Building Early Sydney 1788 - 1822 (1st ed). Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 186 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, navy board cover lightly marked, minor rubbing. The arrival of the First Fleet in 1788 and the founding of the first European settlement in the South Pacific region marks a beginning. Governor Macquarie's departure in 1822 marks the end of that pioneer stage. The many photos will appeal to anyone interested in early Australian history. ISBN: 0868065668. Our Book No: 20237. $28 AUD.

40. Bridges, Peter; Appleton, Robin (1988). The City's Centrepiece: The History of the Sydney G.P.O. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 114 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, spine faintly faded jacket, owner's written name & date, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The story of the historic General Post Office building, Sydney. This building was the largest and most extravagant to have been built by an Australian architect at the time, and is considered to be the finest work of colonial architect James Barnet. (A row of 5 x 37c stamps is pasted on the flyleaf, plus three first-day post office rubber stamps.). ISBN: 0868063045. Our Book No: 8598. $20 AUD.

41. Brodsky, Isadore (1966). Sydney's Little World of Woolloomooloo (1st ed). Sydney, Neutral Bay: Old Sydney Free Press. 144 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, colour plate, illustrated endpapers, pages lightly toned, cutout in jacket showing gilt illustration on front cover book (few tiny tears), minor insect damage top corners jacket (lightly marked, flap clipped, small edge tears), owner's written name title page, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This book tells the story of Woolloomooloo, an inner eastern suburb of Sydney. The author has written it as a companion to "Heart of The Rocks of Old Sydney". The many photos will interest anyone wanting to know about the history of this part of Sydney. Our Book No: 25518. $20 AUD.

42. Brodsky, Isadore (1968). Sydney's Nurse Crusaders: A Century of Trained Nursing in Sydney. Sydney, Neutral Bay: Old Sydney Free Press. 133 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, edgewear jacket (edge tears repaired, lightly foxed & scuffed), autograph (author's written name title page). When Lucy Osburn and five Nightingale sisters came ashore from the "Dunbar Castle" at Sydney Cove in 1868, they could not have imagined their future influence on the nursing profession in Australia. This book, sponsored by the New South Wales Nurses Association, celebrates the centenary of their arrival. Our Book No: 14630. $20 AUD.

43. Brodsky, Isadore (1972). The Streets of Sydney (Reprint ed). Sydney, Neutral Bay: Old Sydney Free Press. 224 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, map, illustrated endpapers, edges & pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, few closed edge tears jacket (faint foxing & toning reverse side, little rubbed, edgewear particularly spine ends). This book tells the fascinating story of old Sydney. The many photos will interest anyone wanting to know about the history of Sydney. Our Book No: 27772. $15 AUD.

44. Bromby, Robin (compiler) (1983). Early Trams of Sydney: Photographs from the Field Collection at the Mitchell Library. Sydney, Neutral Bay: Cromarty Press. 64 pp. Paperback oblong, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spine & rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. This booklet is about the early trams of Sydney. The first steam trams ran in 1879 and within 19 years the city had the largest steam tram network in the world. The many photos make this a fascinating look at an important part of Sydney's history. ISBN: 0949675059. Our Book No: 29078. $18 AUD.

45. Brown, Professor Gavin; North, Richard (introduction) (2008). Obiter Dicta (1st ed). Sydney: University of Sydney. 71 pp. Paperback square octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. A collection of editorials written by Professor Gavin Brown, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Sydney 1996 - 2008. ISBN: 9781742100586. Our Book No: 24808. $20 AUD.

46. Brownscombe, Ross (1997). Blue Rivers: A Narrative of Time in the Blue Mountains. Kingsdene, NSW: Forever Wild Press. 182 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The record of the author's solo raft trips down the five wild rivers of the Blue Mountains. ISBN: 0646322044. Our Book No: 14131. $15 AUD.

47. Bunday, Helen (2007). From Farmer to Fiddler: The Story of Donald Hazelwood, Concertmaster Emeritus (1st ed) [Eminent Musicians of Australia]. Sydney, Terrey Hills: Bowerbird Press. 233 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear corners, old price marks. The story of a remarkable musician's life. Hazelwood overcame many obstacles to reach the peak of his profession. He was concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) for 33 years, and he became one of Australia's best-known and respected musicians. His story ranges from a vivid picture of rural life in Australia in the early decades of the last century, to his encounters with famous conductors such as Goossens and de Waart. Also covers the creation of the Sydney Opera House. ISBN: 9780957779044. Our Book No: 23361. $40 AUD.

48. Burchell, David (2003). Western Horizon: Sydney's Heartland and the Future of Australian Politics [Scribe Short Books]. Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 122 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual. Western Sydney at the foot of the Blue Mountains contains up to half of Sydney's population. This is the first attempt the explain the political volatility of this young and rapidly-growing region. ISBN: 0908011938. Our Book No: 12979. $12 AUD.

49. Burford, Robert (1978). Description of a View of the Town of Sydney, New South Wales: The Harbour of Port Jackson, and Surrounding Country, now Exhibiting the Panorama, Leicester-Square. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 14 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, red brown cloth cover (embossed, gilt lettering), large foldout map, pages lightly toned as usual. (No 301 of a limited edition of 750 copies.) Facsimile of a panoramic map of Sydney in 1827, and accompanying description, originally published in 1829. Burford painted his map for an exhibition in London, based on a map prepared by Augustus Earle in Sydney two years earlier. Burford exhibited numerous panoramas of places of interest worldwide to large audiences in London. This map of Sydney is a valuable early record of the layout of Sydney Town. ISBN: 0908120257. Our Book No: 16349. $40 AUD.

50. Burke, David (1997). Juggernaut! A Story of Sydney in the Wild Days of the Steam Trams. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 152 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, few colour photos, glossy paper, endpaper map, minor faint foxing spots reverse side jacket. Sydney once operated one of the world's largest steam tram networks. It began as a temporary line to the International Exhibition of 1879, but rapidly spread to long-established suburbs such as Coogee, Bondi Beach, Dulwich Hill, Leichhardt and Rozelle. By the year 1900, steam trams were making 1200 daily journeys through the City and carrying some 70 million passengers each year. More than just a convenient means of transport, the 'Juggernauts' and 'Manglers' became an indispensable part of the city's social fabric, but they had a bloody accident rate, and were gradually replaced by electric trams mostly from 1900 to 1910. ISBN: 0864179022. Our Book No: 6426. $20 AUD.

51. Butel, Elizabeth; Preston, Margaret (1986). Margaret Preston: The Art of Constant Rearrangement. Melbourne, Ringwood: Viking / Penguin Books / Art Gallery of New South Wales. 100 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed, rubbed). Published as a paperback for the exhibition "Margaret Preston" at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Richly illustrated with colour reproductions of Margaret Prestons paintings, this book traces her artistic development from the achievements of her early maturity to the exploration of new techniques and styles when she was in her late sixties and presents many of her lively theories. ISBN: 0670811319. Our Book No: 25601. $35 AUD.

52. Butel, Elizabeth; Preston, Margaret; Draffin, Nicholas (catalogue) (1995). Margaret Preston (New ed). Sydney, Potts Point: ETT Imprint. 100 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations, corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Richly illustrated with colour reproductions of Margaret Prestons paintings, this book traces her artistic development from the achievements of her early maturity to the exploration of new techniques and styles when she was in her late 60s and presents many of her lively theories. The author writes about Margaret Preston's travels throughout the world and Aboriginal Australia looking for inspiration for her art. Included is Nicholas Draffin's catalogue of her works held by the Art Gallery of New South Wales. ISBN: 1875892028. Our Book No: 29353. $20 AUD.

53. Buttrey, Ron (2006). A Short History of the Life of Gregory Blaxland. Sydney, Eastwood: Brush Farm Historical Society. 72 pp. Paperback large thin wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minimal edgewear. This book looks at Gregory Blaxland's life from his birth and marriage in Kent, the decision, taken in conjunction with his brother John, to settle in the NSW colony, his purchase of Brush Farm, his historic journey, with Wentworth and Lawson, across the Blue Mountains, his development as an important agriculturist and viticulturist, and his successful wine at the Royal Society in London. Then moving from Brush Farm, family land holdings in the Hunter Valley and beyond, and finally, his declining years. The author is a member of Brush farm Historical Society, and has written the book as part of the celebrations for the bicentenary of the arrival of Gregory Blaxland in New South Wales on 11th April 1806. ISBN: 0975141937. Our Book No: 29017. $20 AUD.

54. Caddy, George; Davies, Alan (2008). Bondi Jitterbug: George Caddy and His Camera. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press (SLNSW Press). 21 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear spine ends, spine little creased, minor edgewear. This pamphlet tells the story of George Caddy who was born in Melbourne and moved with his family to Sydney in 1929. He took his camera to the beach on weekends. George's negatives were mostly unpublished and remained undisturbed in a shoe box for 40 years. When he died in 1983, his son Paul retrieved the box from the flat in Maroubra, but the box and the 290 medium format negatives disappeared among his father's unsorted possessions for some years. Two decades passed before their importance was realised. This pamphlet goes with the exhibition from December 2008 to February 2009, at the State Library of New South Wales, curated by Davies. Images in the exhibition are from negatives held by Paul Caddy. The photos cover the 1930s and 1940s at Bondi Beach, Sydney. ISBN: 0731371917. Our Book No: 28847. $15 AUD.

55. Cameron, Marcia (1994). S.C.E.G.G.S.: A Centenary History of Sydney Church of England Girls' Grammar School. Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 264 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket, bottom edge lightly rubbed. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book tells the story of the noted Sydney private girl's school. The school opened in 1895 in Darlinghurst, Sydney. A celebration of the first 100 years of this inner-city private school, and describes the character and traditions which make it unique among Sydney girl's schools. ISBN: 1863735119. Our Book No: 24753. $35 AUD.

56. Cameron, Margaret (1995). From the Beginning: A History of Coogee Prep (1st ed). Sydney, Randwick: Coogee Boys Prep. 80 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, as new condition, black & white text-photos. On the outbreak of the Great War in 1914, Bill Nimmo founded Coogee Prep in the heart of Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales. After 50 years as Headmaster, 'Old Bill' handed over to one of his Old Boys, Nick Brown, who remains at the helm 30 years later. This book tells the story of the only surviving independent prep school in Australia and of its founder. It will appeal to all who have an association with the school and to those with an interest in past and present methods of education. The roll call is from 1915 - 2001. ISBN: 0646261312. Our Book No: 23029. $28 AUD.

57. Campbell, Roderic (2014). Fugitive Books: The U Committee's Book Fair 1968 - 2012 & Women's Voluntary Work at UNSW. Sydney, Kensington: UNSW Archives. 189 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. A history of the largest secondhand bookfair in Sydney in Sydney, held at the University of New South Wales biannually (later annually) from 1968 to 2012. ISBN: 9780733434679. Our Book No: 15961. $30 AUD.

58. Carey, Peter (2008). 30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account (1st p/b ed). London: Bloomsbury. 248 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, top spine little bumped, pages faintly toned, minor foxing flyleaf, front cover little creased, minor edgewear. The author returns home to Sydney after living abroad for years, and he attempts to capture its character with the help of his old friends. Famous sights such as Bondi Beach, the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the Blue Mountains are looked at with new eyes. ISBN: 9780747596882. Our Book No: 28368. $10 AUD.

59. Carlin, Scott (2000). Elizabeth Bay House: A History & Guide. Sydney, Glebe: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 104 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (some full-page). Details the history of Elizabeth Bay House, in Sydney's eastern suburbs, and its various occupants. Many illustrations, both of modern decor, and reproductions of historical paintings and sketches. ISBN: 0949753955. Our Book No: 23132. $12 AUD.

60. Carlin, Scot; Martin, Megan; Watts, Peter (foreword) (2001). Augusto Lorenzini: Italian Artist Decorator in Victorian Sydney (1st ed). Sydney, Glebe: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 71 pp. Hardback large octavo, pictorial cover, no jacket as issued, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, colour illustrations, few black & white text-photos, slight bump top spine. This book is published in association with the exhibition "Augusto Lorenzini, Italian Artist Decorator" at Elizabeth Bay House June-November 2001. Megan Martin's research into the life of Augusto Lorenzini is published here for the first time with an analysis of high Victorian decorative taste in New South Wales (NSW) by the curator of Elizabeth Bay House, Scott Carlin. ISBN: 094975398X. Our Book No: 27603. $15 AUD.

61. Carr, Harry; Pullen, Noelene; McCluskey, Lorna (1990). Transport in the Hills District 1805 - 1990. Sydney, Castle Hill: Hills District Historical Society. 131 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, illustrated endpapers, black & white text-photos, minor foxing top edge & front cover, spine little faded, bottom corner creased rear cover, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page. The emphasis in this book, compiled by the three authors, is on public transport, and has been divided into three sections:- mail contracts and coaching; trams and trains; and motor buses. Photos and anecdotes help to tell the story of change in the shape, size, speed and method of propulsion of the transport in the hills district. ISBN: 0959580882. Our Book No: 26899. $10 AUD.

62. Carroll, Jack (1971). The Settlement and Growth of Mosman (Reprint ed). Sydney, Mosman: Mosman Historical Society. 20 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, card cover, black & white text-photos, covers & pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. (ISBN is from later reprints.) Originally published by MHS, 1963. A history of this suburb on the north shore of Sydney, Australia. ISBN: 0959995633. Our Book No: 11978. $10 AUD.

63. Carroll, Jack (1980). The Settlement and Growth of Mosman (Reprint ed). Sydney, Mosman: Mosman Historical Society. 20 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, card cover, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned as usual, covers lightly foxed, minor edgewear, copy 2. Originally published by MHS, 1963. A history of this suburb on the north shore of Sydney, Australia. ISBN: 0959995633. Our Book No: 11978A. $10 AUD.

64. Carruthers, Steven L. (1982). Australia Under Siege: Japanese Submarine Raiders 1942. Sydney: Solus Books / JMSR Film Production. 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor creasing covers, minor edgewear. Just three months after the surprise air raid over Darwin in 1942, Australians were once again shaken when the Japanese launched a surprise midget submarine attack on Sydney Harbour. There is a mystery surrounding the reactions of the Navy in dealing with the matter. About the secret signal codebreaking operation in Australia which detected - but neglected to warn of - the impending attack. ISBN: 0959361405. Our Book No: 13870. $20 AUD.

65. Casey, Mary (editor); Hendriksen, Gay (editor) (2009). Breaking the Shackles: Historic Lives in Parramatta's Archaeological Landscape. Sydney, Parramatta: Parramatta City Council. 52 pp. Paperback small folio, very good plus condition, card cover), colour & sepia (brown-tinted) drawings & text-photos, minimal edgewear. An illustrated survey of historic colonial Parramatta (a city in western Sydney), as revealed by archaeological diggings, as well as Aboriginal artifacts. ISBN: 9781876941987. Our Book No: 17086. $20 AUD.

66. Chaplin, Harry F. (1976). The Fanfrolico Press: A Survey Based Upon Books in His Collection [Studies in Australian Bibliography]. Sydney: Wentworth Press. 81 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers, good plus condition, spine faded, black & white plates including frontispiece (lightly foxed), minor edgewear, autograph (author's written & dated dedication on title page). The Fanfrolico Press evolved from the Hand Press of T. Kirtley, established by him at his home in Kirribilli, a suburb of Sydney, in 1923. He was collector of limited editions and press books. The name of the press was changed in 1925 to The Fanfrolico Press. This collection of Fanfrolico books contains copies of every title published by the press. Also notable is the number of books inscribed and annotated by Jack Lindsay, and the number of limited editions. (No 23 in this series from the Book Collectors Society of Australia.). ISBN: 0855870958. Our Book No: 21761. $20 AUD.

67. Church, Anglican (1981). The History of the Garrison Church Holy Trinity, Miller's Point, Sydney. [Sydney]: [Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney]. 16 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card covers, very good condition, sepia sketches & photos, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1981 or later (internal evidence). This publication has interesting history of Miller's Point as well as a few drawings & photos. This is a short history of this wonderful old building, and this booklet will be of interest to anyone with a love of the past. Our Book No: 22148. $10 AUD.

68. Church, Catholic (1887). Acta et Decreta Concilii Plenarii Australasiae, Habiti Apud Sydney A.D. 1885, a Sancta Sede Recognita [Mostly written in Latin]. Sydney: Catholic Church / F. Cunninghame & Co. (Printers). 184 pp. Hardback octavo, red cloth cover (embossed gilt lettering front & spine, rear cover faded), black endpapers, deaccessioned EX-LIBRARY (pocket, stickers cover label marks front flyleaf, spine digits covered by tape), good plus condition, edges lightly foxed, edgewear. Cover title: Concilim Plenarium Sydneyense, A.D. 1885. Journal (mostly in Latin) of the plenary council of the Catholic Church Australasia, held in Sydney, 1885, as well as the decrees issued. As approved by the Holy See. Our Book No: 13891. $40 AUD.

69. City Council, Willoughby (2014). There's Something in the Water: A Compilation of Children's Short Stories and Artworks [Wildlife Story Book Series]. Sydney, Chatswood: Willoughby City Council. 62 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, illustrated thick card covers, colour drawings, top corner rear cover creased, white background lightly marked rear cover, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book of short stories is part of an educational project designed to facilitate 'kids teaching kids' about local wildlife in the Willoughby area on Sydney's north shore. Year 5 classes at each primary school in Willoughby were asked to focus on their local water catchment and the wildlife that depends on it. An educational talk was given to the students so they could learn more about the Willoughby waterways and the animals that live in ponds, creeks, the Lane Cove River, and Middle Harbour. The children then wrote a story (and created art) on a particular animal, and read the story to a younger student. This book contains the winning stories from the participating schools. ISBN: 9780646927251. Our Book No: 29042. $20 AUD.

70. Clark, John; Croker, Leanne (editor) (2003). NIDA (1st ed). Sydney, Bondi Junction: Focus Publishing. 144 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, colour photos, top corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. This book is a celebration of all the students, graduates and teachers who have helped to make this Sydney-based acting school the special place it is. The book has many photos and drawings of actors that are well-known in Australia and overseas. (By Clark, director of NIDA, edited by Croker.). ISBN: 1875359958. Our Book No: 25259. $25 AUD.

71. Clarke, Hugh; Yamashita, Takeo (1966). To Sydney by Stealth. Sydney: Horwitz Publications. 130 pp. Paperback, fair condition, black & white text=photos, corner front cover clipped, pages very toned, edgewear. A reading copy. About the Japanese midget submarine attack in Sydney Harbour on May 31, 1942, front both the Australian and Japanese viewpoints. Our Book No: 3738. $10 AUD.

72. Clendinnen, Inga (2003). Dancing with Strangers (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 324 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour illustrations, map, minor edgewear jacket, pages lightly toned. This is the story of what happened when 1000 British men and women, some of them convicts and some of them free, made a settlement on the east coast of Australia in the later years of the 18th century and how they got on with the people they met there (from the author's introduction). A new take on the First Fleet and interaction with Aborigines. There is also a chapter on Baneelon's (Benelong's) wife Barangaroo. ISBN: 1877008583. Our Book No: 28294. $22 AUD.

73. Clune, Frank (1957). Scandals of Sydney Town (1st & only ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 228 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), spine jacket faintly faded as common (small edge tear & edgewear), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Tales of scandals in historical Sydney. Includes: The Mount Rennie Case - The Case of Ernest Buttner - The Nean Case - The Coningham Conspiracy - The Land Scandals - The Careers of W. P. Crick and R. D. (Dick) Meagher. Our Book No: 15968. $15 AUD.

74. Clyne, Densey; Robinson, Martyn (illustrator) (1990). Wildlife in the Suburbs (New ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 205 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, single-colour (green) text & full-page drawings. These essays by the well-known Australian naturalist and photographer first appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald. She explores the unexpected delights of wildlife found in the average suburban backyard - birds, insects, spiders, etc. - all in her amusing and fact-packed account of the seasons. ISBN: 0195543866. Our Book No: 13947. $12 AUD.

75. Clyne, Peter (1981). Outlaw Among Lawyers: The Peter Clyne Story. Sydney: Cassell. 160 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), spine little faded jacket (minor edgewear), minor rubbing spine ends, minor wear bottom edge, pages lightly toned. Austrian-born Australian lawyer tells his controversial life story in his frank and honest way. He is best known for refusing to pay taxes, and advising clients on tax evasion. ISBN: 0726914126. Our Book No: 22973. $10 AUD.

76. Cockington, James (1999). Secret Sydney (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 166 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, maps, few tiny surface scratches covers, minor edgewear. This book outlines many of Sydney's unique and surprising alternative sights. A series of entertaining walks, each accompanied by a detailed map, takes you on a journey through some of Sydney's most fascinating suburbs. ISBN: 1864363177. Our Book No: 26549. $15 AUD.

77. Coen, Kevin (2000). Monsignor John Leonard and the Catholic Youth Organisation. Sydney, Strathfield: St Pauls Publications. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). A brief biography of Monsignor Leonard, and a history of the Catholic Youth Organisation, which was founded in 1948 and flourished until the mid-1970s. Also included is a selection of the columns Monsignor Leonard wrote for the Sydney diocesan newspaper, The Catholic Weekly, from 1957 until his death in 1991. ISBN: 1876295279. Our Book No: 29084. $18 AUD.

78. Cohen, Eve T. (1989). Paddington: Something Old, Something New. Sydney, Woollahra: Eve T. Cohen. 141 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, maps. A scarce self-published history of Paddington, previously known as Rushcutters Bay (in Sydney's eastern suburbs, NSW). Contents include: Land Grants; The Mansions; John Gurner. The last five chapters provide a 100-year history of the St George's Anglican Church (written for the centenary celebrations). ISBN: 0731689305. Our Book No: 14140. $36 AUD.

79. Collins, Jock (editor); Poynting, Scott (editor) (2001). The Other Sydney: Communities, Identities and Inequalities in Western Sydney (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Common Ground Publishing. 378 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, tables, bottom corner rear cover creased, front cover corner tips little scuffed, crease front cover, minor edgewear, owner's written name flyleaf. This collection of papers looks at the impact of social and economic inequality upon this population and its identities and suggests some productive and positive ways forward. The editors and writers of this book have an interest in cultural diversity and social inequality, and are committed to qualitative empirical research on the Western Sydney region in search of social justice. ISBN: 1863350179. Our Book No: 28823. $25 AUD.

80. Colman, James (2016). The House that Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero. Sydney, Kensington: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, few maps, minimal edgewear. The story of how an ordinary bloke from the bush became the key figure in a movement that would change the shape of Australia's cities and bring about lasting political and legal reform. Without the green bans movement of the 1970s, Sydney and many other cities would look very different. Pulling together an unlikely alliance of environmentalists and union players earned Jack Mundey a reputation as both the best-known unionist and best-known conservationist in Australia. Under his leadership, the movement fought against the slash-and-burn philosophy that almost saw The Rocks fitted out with high-rise buildings, a highway through the centre of Glebe and total development of Centennial Park. This long-awaited book reflects on Jack's remarkable life and his ongoing legacy in protecting Australia's valued heritage buildings and suburbs. ISBN: 9781742235011. Our Book No: 17051. $35 AUD.

81. Committee, Doubly Gifted (1993-2009). Doubly Gifted: Annual Jazz Art Happening (8 issues). Sydney: Waverley Library. Each: 12 pp. Each issue: Stapled pamphlet, quarto format, very good condition, card cover, staples lightly rusted, minor edgewear. An incomplete set of 8 issues of the exhibition catalogue for the Annual Jazz Art Happening, being an exhibition of paintings, ceramics and sculpture by jazz musicians, including Graeme Bell, held at Waverley Library (in Sydney's eastern suburbs) in September each year. Consists of: 2nd (1993), 3rd (1994), 5th (1996), 6th (1997), 7th (1998), 8th (1998), 13th (2004) and 18th (2009) issues. Our Book No: 15538. $30 AUD.

82. Cooke, Anne; Birkl, Joanne (with) (1996). Going to the Show? Images and Memories of Sydney's Royal Easter Show. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of NSW / Royal Agricultural Society (NSW). 80 pp. Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos. The Royal Easter Show has attracted millions of visitors since its inception in 1823, and held at Sydney Showgrounds Moore Park (until the recent move to Homebush). Covers posters & advertising, historical development, entertainment in the arena, the sideshows, the country comes to town, the woodchop, the district exhibits, arts & crafts exhibitions, industrial & commercial exhibitions, and the past & the future. ISBN: 0949753602. Our Book No: 3688. $20 AUD.

83. Cooper, Kerry (1989). Beauty Point Track Environmental Handbook, Prepared for Beauty Point Public School. Sydney: Field of Mars Study Centre / Beauty Point Public School. 51 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers (lightly foxed), stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), very good condition, black & white drawings, maps, minor edgewear, cover slightly faded (few tiny marks & bottom edge creased). Work sheets about the Beauty Point area of Sydney. This environmental booklet has been compiled as a stimulus to assist teachers in using the area for outdoor educational activities. Our Book No: 22116. $15 AUD.

84. Cossu, Anna (2008). A Place in the Rocks (1st ed). Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 144 pp. Paperback small quarto (with wide flaps), very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) & black & white & colour photos (many full-page), light foxing inside covers & top edge, minor edgewear corners. This book on The Rocks area (Sydney's earliest heritage locality), is a fascinating examination of the forces that changed Sydney's built environment throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, and the events that led to the loss of, and the preservation of, significant parts of Australia's colonial heritage. The book is a journey into the lives of the people who lived in Nos 58, 60, 62 and 64 Gloucester Street in Susannah Place, and a look down the streets of this fascinating part of Sydney's history. The author and her husband lived in Susannah Place from 1995 to 2006. The many photos help to bring the story alive. This book will be of interest to anyone with an interest in Australia's early history. ISBN: 9781876991289. Our Book No: 29383. $30 AUD.

85. Costello, Con (1996). Botany Bay: The Story of the Convicts Transported from Ireland to Australia 1791 - 1853. Dublin: Mercier Press. 172 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white vignettes. A sudy of the 45,000 Irish convicts transported in 212 convict ships from Dublin or the Cove of York to Botany Bay from 1791 to 1853. ISBN: 0853428085. Our Book No: 17147. $20 AUD.

86. Council, North Sydney (1989). Hands across Time: A Guide to North Sydney's Aboriginal History and Culture (1st ed). Sydney: Publisher Not Stated. 16 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, card cover, glossy covers & pages, stapled pamphlet, colour text-photos. About the Aboriginal culture and history of North Sydney. The original occupants, the Cammeraygal, also known as the Gammeraigal Clan or Band of the Kuringgai Tribe, lived along the foreshores and in the bushland, cliffs and rock shelters prior to the arrival of Europeans. ISBN: 0646346347772. Our Book No: 22127. $10 AUD.

87. Cree, Murray Laura (1995). Mamre Place of Promise: Pioneers of Land and Spirit on Marsden's South Creek Farm. Sydney, St Marys: Mamre Plains Ltd. 192 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, foldout family tree at rear, minor edgewear, minor creasing spine, owner's written name & minimal annotation (digits). The story of Mamre, Samuel Marsden's favourite farm on South Creek, New South Wales. It is the property where Marsden developed his famous merino flock, and from which he sent the colony's first commercial export of wool to England in 1811. Central to the story is the 1820s Homestead built by Marsden for his only surviving son, Charles Simeon, who died a bankrupt. Mamre has now been restored in keeping with its Georgian past. Mamre Homestead stands among herb and rose gardens on 80 hectares of undulating farmland. Special functions are held here, and it is the heart of an innovative job creation and training program for the disadvantaged that extends into the business centre of St Marys, a western suburb of Sydney. ISBN: 0646269461. Our Book No: 29311. $25 AUD.

88. Crew, Gary; Turvey, Naomi (illustrator) (2014). The Cuckoo (1st ed). Melbourne, Ormond: Ford St Publishing. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings (mostly full-page), minor edgewear corners. Suggested reading age is Primary School. This picture story is about a boy considered tiny by his family. Martin lived with his very large forester father and older brothers in the Megalong Valley in the heart of the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. He was teased and bullied by his father and brothers because of his size. Aided by the self-sacrifice of loving friends, Martin finds the courage to fight for his independence. Written by one of Australia's most awarded authors. The illustrations are environmentally inspired and feature a combination of natural elements to create whimsical fairytale-like creatures. ISBN: 9781925000184. Our Book No: 28997. $16 AUD.

89. Curby, Pauline; Macleod, Virginia (2003). Good Riddance: A History of Waste Management in Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah (1st ed). Sydney, Dee Why: Joint Services Committee. 223 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, slight bump top spine. This unique book details the history of waste disposal and recycling services in the SHOROC Region from pre-European times to the present. This history evolved from a suggestion that the stories of those associated with recycling and waste services in the region be recorded as a social history of the area. ISBN: 0646427911. Our Book No: 25852. $30 AUD.

90. Curtis, Elizabeth; Doyle, Gillian (1987). Where Honour Guides the Prow: A Story of Early Settlers of Sydney Cove, Norfolk Island and the Murrumbidgee (1st ed). Avoca Beach, NSW: Elizabeth Curtis & Gillian Doyle / Gosford Printing Co. (Printer). 272 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, maps, genealogy chart front endpapers, map rear endpapers, tiny scuff base spine, light creases covers, minor edgewear. Limited edition (no. 688 of 1000 copies). The story begins with the sailing of the First Fleet, and their story introduces the rebellious Williiam Boggis, who was transported and sent to the remote Norfolk Island. They had a beautiful child, Elizabeth, who, at the age of 14, married the ebullient Charles Thompson. Their story has been interwoven with the early colonial history up to 1850, and captures Charles Tompson's fortitude and enterprise as he went forward undaunted by Australia's harsh environment. ISBN: 0731609565. Our Book No: 29296. $35 AUD.

91. Cusack, Dymphna; James, Florence (1981). Come in Spinner (Reprint ed) [Sirius Quality Paperbacks]. Sydney: Sirius / Angus & Robertson. 444 pp. Paperback, stiffened cover, very good condition, spine lightly creased, few faint marks edges, minor edgewear. A powerful novel set in Sydney during WW2 about love between Australian girls and American "occupation" troops. Vice and rackets flourished, and anything could be obtained at a price. ISBN: 0207142637. Our Book No: 4240. $15 AUD.

92. da Vinci, Leonardo; Desmond, Michael (essay) & Pedretti, Prof. Carlo (interpretation) (2000). Leonardo da Vinci The Codex Leicester - Notebook of a Genius (1st ed). Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing. 168 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, card covers (with flaps), single-colour reproductions, few minor scratches covers, faint foxing top edge, minimal edgewear. This book is a rare look at the inquiring mind of the definitive Italian Renaissance artist, scientist and thinker as well as an exceptional illustration of the link between art and science. Each page of the codex is reproduced in this book and has an insightful interpretation of the original Italian texts by Leonardo scholar, Professor Pedretti. The book also includes an introductory essay by Michael Desmond on Leonardo, his work and his place in the Renaissance. The book has been published in conjunction with the exhibition "Leonardo da Vinci: The Codex Leicester - Notebook of a Genius" at the Powerhouse Museum 5 September to 5 November 2000. ISBN: 1863170812. Our Book No: 29378. $60 AUD.

93. Dalton, Robin (1997). Aunts Up the Cross (Reprint ed) [Kings Cross]. Melbourne: William Heinemann Australia. 172 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), pictorial endpapers, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. Autobiography of child bought up by eccentric aunts in Sydney's notorious King Cross district during the 1920s and 1930s. ISBN: 0855617306. Our Book No: 2933. $20 AUD.

94. Darby, Garry; Dunstan, Alan R. (1988). The Photographs of Joseph Brokenshire 1877 - 1947: An Exhibition of His Photographs Rockdale Town Hall Monday 6th June to Sunday 19th June, 1988 (1st ed). Sydney, Rockdale: Rockdale Municipal Council / Rockdale Bicentennial Community Committee. 33 pp. Paperback small quarto, thin card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, lightly creased spine, corner tips covers slightly bent, light foxing few pages, staples slightly rusted, covers & spine little rubbed. This booklet was published as part of the photo exhibition which was an Australian Bicentennial activity. The photos are taken in Sans Souci and Broken Hill. The biography is about an unknown photographer who lived and worked in these two locations. An interesting look at local history and tells the story of the person who took the photos. The photos make this booklet a valuable addition to any Australian history collection. ISBN: 0731630718. Our Book No: 28375. $10 AUD.

95. Dargan, James (2003). Claudia: An Authorised Biography of Claudia Leach (1st p/b ed) [Local Studies Monograph]. Sydney, Lane Cove: Lane Cove Library. 157 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, light blue patterned free flyleaves, black & white text-photos, tiny dent front cover, autograph (written & dated dedication to owner). The special story of a wonderful lady, 92 years young, a great student, teacher, wife and mother, a Lane Cove Alderman (on Sydney's north shore), a school counsellor, Deputy Mayor and marriage celebrant. Claudia Leach conceived the idea of Community Aid, first introducing it to Lane Cove. The idea then spread across Australia. Claudia was the driving force behind the Lane Cove Plaza. She also helped to mould the social history of Lane Cove. ISBN: 094962215X. Our Book No: 22068. $24 AUD.

96. Davies, Alan (curator) (1984). Fixed in Time: Australian Photographs 1845 to 1984. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press. Unnum 13 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos. Estimated date: 1984. A photographic exhibition sponsored by the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper. This exhibition catalogue of Australian photography is drawn from the collections of the State Library of New South Wales. This exhibition is designed to give a wider appreciation of photographs, increase awareness of their value as documents, and increase a more responsible attitude towards their preservation. Our Book No: 22132. $12 AUD.

97. Davies, Simon (1984). The Islands of Sydney Harbour. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 85 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny split spine, bottom corner creased front cover, few creases covers, tiny tear fore-edge front cover & first four pages, inside covers & edges edges lightly toned, minor edgewear, bookplates inside front cover. This book traces the history of all the Sydney Harbour islands, past and present, and explains as clearly as possible the sometimes enormous impact the islands have had on the general history of Australia. ISBN: 0868061883. Our Book No: 27020. $10 AUD.

98. Davis, Abe (1978). A Day Before Yesterday: Good Old Sydney Town. Sydney: Abe Davis. 138 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. An intimate account of a changing city from the turn of the century. This fascinating self-published book is full of warmth and humour about Sydney. ISBN: 0959205500. Our Book No: 22935. $10 AUD.

99. de Reland, Elizabeth (2016). Kindled by a Spark of Grace: The Gloster Udy story. Parramatta, NSW: Parramatta Mission. 130 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (includes title page portrait), top corner front cover & some pages little creased. A biography of the Australian Methodist / Uniting Church missionary. The author states in her preface that this book does not cover each aspect of the Gloster Udy story. However, she has written it with the aim to give a fresh perspective and overview of his life and work, with the focus on his two stints at Parramatta Mission in 1951 - 1955 and 1973 - 1988. The many photos bring this special story to life, and give real meaning to a life well lived. Our Book No: 29376. $35 AUD.

100. Denham, W. M. (editor) (1973). Tramway Byways North Sydney (1st ed). Sydney, Sutherland: South Pacific Electric Railway Co-operative Society Limited. 58 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled, good condition, black & white text-photos, light rubbing & creasing spine, faint foxing title page & covers, light impressions front cover, cover edges chipped, staples lightly rusted, minor edgewear, front cover little creased. This booklet has been prepared to describe the tram system started in 1879. The first cable tram began running at North Sydney, and continued until 1958. The system which although a major portion of a much greater system, by virtue of its being completely isolated had a charm and character of its own. Our Book No: 26255. $15 AUD.

101. Denham, W. M. (editor) (1986). Sydney Tramway Museum Handbook of Exhibits (Revised & enlarged ed). Sydney, Sutherland: South Pacific Electric Railway Co-operative Society Limited. 50 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, light rubbing & creasing spine, faint foxing title page, few scratches front cover, sticker mark inside front cover, minor edgewear. This booklet has been prepared not only to describe the trams and buses preserved at the Sydney Tramway Museum, Loftus, but also to help explain - where possible - the pattern of development of the transport authorities in their vehicle designs. Our Book No: 25477. $15 AUD.

102. Dick, Matthew (1980). Native Plants of Inner Western Sydney (Reprint ed). Sydney, Leichhardt: Leichhardt Association. 54 pp. Paperback quarto, green pictorial card cover (spiral binding), very good plus condition, typewritten text, black & white drawings. A booklet by the local community heritage association, with the aim of encouraging residents to reintroduce native plants to the area. At the rear, contains a table of trees and plants suitable for the inner west and south west of Sydney. Our Book No: 12924. $20 AUD.

103. Dick, Matthew (1980). Native Plants of Inner Western Sydney (Reprint ed). Sydney, Leichhardt: Leichhardt Association. 54 pp. Paperback quarto, green pictorial card cover (spiral binding), very good plus condition, typewritten text, black & white drawings, copy 2. A booklet by the local community heritage association, with the aim of encouraging residents to reintroduce native plants to the area. At the rear, contains a table of trees and plants suitable for the inner west and south west of Sydney. Our Book No: 12924A. $20 AUD.

104. Dixon, Thomas S. (1980). The Birds of Riverview. Sydney, Lane Cove: T. S. Dixon. 184 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings & graphs, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear). This book is about the birds of Riverview (a Sydney suburb) and has been published in conjunction with the Centenary of Riverview College (1880 - 1980). The author is a member of the N.S.W. Field Ornithologists' Club. Our Book No: 26800. $13 AUD.

105. Donaldson, Andrew; Hendy, Roy (1942). City of Sydney: Civilian Aid Services. Sydney: City of Sydney. 24 pp. Paperback very small, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Cover subtitle: To provide for the temporary feeding, clothing, shelter and general care of civilians rendered homeless by enemy action. Donaldson was Civilian Aid Officer, and Hendy was the Town Clerk. Our Book No: 11813. $10 AUD.

106. Done, Ken (2016). A Life Coloured In (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, illustrated inside covers, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Autobiography of famous Australian artist who lives in Sydney. Ken Done uses his charm, self-deprecating humour and wonderful unique artwork to bring his fascinating story to life. His family, home and painting help to keep him going through good and bad times. ISBN: 9780733334764. Our Book No: 29284. $20 AUD.

107. Dougan, Alan; Nish, Dr Ian et al. (history) & Bickerton Blackburn, Charles (foreword) (1970). The Andrews Book: Being a Book About St. Andrew's College Within the University of Sydney (Revised ed). Sydney: Principal and Councillors, St Andrews College. 127 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, light blue pictorial cover, black & white photos, pages faintly toned, faint foxing edges, owner's written name free flyleaf. About the history of St. Andrews College at the University of Sydney. The compiler, Alan Dougan, graduated from resident student to Principal of the College. Dr Nish's history is the foundation on which the book has been written, and the photos add the interest to the history. Our Book No: 28348. $18 AUD.

108. Drew, Philip (2001). The Masterpiece: Jorn Utzon, a Secret Life (New ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 574 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, black & white drawings, cover corners little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, small sticker mark flyleaf. Heavy. The story of both a great architect and his greatest building. Jorn Utzon had the good fortune to win the international design competition for the Sydney Opera House in 1957, but he was unlucky - from the outset the enterprise was mired in parochial politicking. His withdrawal from the Opera House project in 1966 was in part prompted by strained relationships with NSW politicians and engineers over the design and building process, and in part due to the huge tax burden created by dual Australian-Danish residency. He left Australia and never returned to see his masterpiece. ISBN: 1876719346. Our Book No: 27358. $20 AUD.

109. Drewe, Robert (2006). Walking Ella: Ruminations of a Reluctant Dog-Walker (New ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Penguin Books. 145 pp. Paperback small (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white drawings. Ruminations by an Australian novelist about walking his dog, particularly in Centennial Park, Sydney. ISBN: 0670029629. Our Book No: 12623. $15 AUD.

110. Dubosarsky, Ursula (2006). The Red Shoe (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 183 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), crease front cover, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults by Australian writer. This is the story of Matilda and her two sisters growing up in Sydney in the 1950s at the time of the Petrov Affair. Punctuated by the headlines of the time, it shows clearly how ordinary lives can be altered by the large events of the world. The Children's Book Council of Australia Honour Book for Older Readers. ISBN: 9781741142853. Our Book No: 28482. $10 AUD.

111. Dumbrell, Laurel (editor); Peach, Bill (foreword) (1987). Ink from the Bottlebrush: Writings from Sutherland Shire: The Australian Bicentenary 1988. Sydney, Sutherland: Bicentennial Community Committee / Sutherland Shire Council. 144 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minimal edgewear. A collection of short stories, poems, articles and pictures. This book offers glimpses into the unique growth of Sutherland Shire seen through the eyes of its writer-residents. ISBN: 0959005668. Our Book No: 21838. $12 AUD.

112. Dunn, Judith (2010). Colonial Ladies: Lovely, Lively and Lamentably Loose: Crime Reports from the Sydney Herald Relating to the Female Factory Parramatta 1831 - 1835 (Reprint ed). Sydney: Judith Dunn. 192 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover creased, autograph (written dedication by author on title page). This book gathers together crime reports of convict women sent to the Female Factory, Parramatta, for secondary punishment. These articles have been sorted into subjects under these headings: Transport, Landing & Assignment of Convict Servants, Convict Discipline, Miscellaneous Reports, and Head Shaving References. ISBN: 9780646492254. Our Book No: 28483. $20 AUD.

113. Durrant, Lawrence (1997). Hayes Gordon: The Man and His Dream (1st stated ed). Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 254 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (minor edgewear). The author tells the story of a Boston shoeshine boy who settled in Australia and was awarded an OBE. A chemist who became a Broadway star, and turned his attention to acting and went on to found Sydney's Ensemble Theatre. ISBN: 0868066370. Our Book No: 25452. $20 AUD.

114. Dye, Molly (1993). Molly Dye's Treasury of Craft. Canberra: Nationwide News. 72 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white drawings & patterns, full-page colour text-photos, foldout paper patterns lightly toned, small mark cover, minor edgewear. Estimated date, 1993 (Trove catalogue). Molly Dye's column appeared weekly in the Sunday Telegraph in Sydney. This wonderful booklet is packed with crafts for everyone. There are needlework, quilting, stencilling, decorative painting, gifts to make, easy craft for kids, toys plus pages of helpful hints. Our Book No: 22770. $16 AUD.

115. Earnshaw, John (1971). Early Sydney Cabinetmakers 1804 - 1870: A Directory with an Introductory Survey [Cabinet-makers]. Sydney, Surry Hills: Wentworth Books. 55 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white photos centre spread, faint foxing jacket (top edge reverse side toned, minor edgewear). (Limited edition of 1000 copies, stated on front flap.) John Earnshaw is a Sydney engineer and collector of Australiana. Here he documents, for the first time, the craftsmen in the furnishing trades in early Australia. A wealth of detail and illustrations are provided about aspects of cabinet making and furnishing of homes in Australia's early days. Of significant interest to the antique collector. Now a scarce book. Our Book No: 14275. $70 AUD.

116. Edwards, Chris; Moneghetti, Steve (foreword) (2014). The Untold Story of the City2Surf: Begin With the End in Mind. Sydney: Body of Work. 275 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour photos (mostly full-page), few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners, non-author written dedication title page. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This inspiring book tells the story of the City2Surf, an annual marathon run by thousands of Sydneysiders from the city centre to Bondi Beach. The many photos and stories bring the story of the foundation of this iconic Sydney sporting event to life. The original event was called the 'Sun City to Surf', and the 'Sun-Herald City2Surf' in 2002. ISBN: 9780987515735. Our Book No: 28498. $40 AUD.

117. Edwards, Deborah; Mimmochi, Denise (with) & Bunny, Rupert (2009). Rupert Bunny: Artist in Paris. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 224 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good plus condition, colour paintings, black & white drawings. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21st November 2009 - 21st February 2010, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne and the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. In the late 19th century, an era long recognised as that in which Australian artists made strenuous attempts to master European styles and forge European reputations, Rupert Bunny perhaps became the most cosmopolitan of all Australians to travel overseas to work, study and exhibit. ISBN: 1741740479. Our Book No: 15736. $100 AUD.

118. Edwards, Zeny (1995). The Grecian Pagoda and the Architecture of Eryldene. Sydney: Zed / Printed by Wild & Woolley. 94 pp. Paperback square octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings & photos, light vertical crease front cover, minor edgewear, owner's written name. (No 461 of a limited edition of 500 copies.) Describes the architecture of the historic house Eryldene at Gordon, New South Wales, the home of academic linguist E. G. Waterhouse. ISBN: 0646255681. Our Book No: 25325. $15 AUD.

119. Eldershaw, M. Barnard (1978). A House is Built. Adelaide: Seal / Rigby Limited. 304 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Co-winner of Bulletin prize for the best Australian novel in 1928. Novel of whaling days in early Sydney 1837 - 1887. One mans' vision of success in a new colony and its tragic effects on the rest of his family. ISBN: 0727009702. Our Book No: 4105. $12 AUD.

120. Eldershaw, M. Barnard (2010). A House is Built (Reprint ed) [Kessinger Legacy Reprints]. USA: Kessinger Publishing. 359 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, top corner tip rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. Facsimile edition (printed copy of a print-on-demand book.) Co-winner of The Bulletin Prize, 1928. A novel of whaling days in early Sydney 1837 - 1887. Tells the story of the fortunes of James Hyde, an ex-Navy quartermaster, who starts business as a merchant on Sydney's waterfront in 1837. ISBN: 9781162788661. Our Book No: 29074. $25 AUD.

121. Electric Railway, South Pacific (1974). Sydney & Newcastle "L/P" Class: Bogie Crossbench Car [Tramcar Guides]. Sydney: South Pacific Electric Railway. Unnum 10 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, staples lightly rusted, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, tiny biro annotation front cover. (Estimated date, 1974, Trove catalogue.) This book is a history of the Sydney & Newcastle "L/P" Class Bogie Crossbench tram cars. This book will interest anyone who wants to learn about an important part of Australia's past. ISBN: 0909372020. Our Book No: 27647. $10 AUD.

122. Electric Railway, South Pacific (1974). Sydney "R" Class: Bogie Corridor Car [Tramcar Guides]. Sydney: South Pacific Electric Railway. Unnum 10 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, staples rusted, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, tiny biro annotation front cover. This book is a history of the Sydney "R" Class Trams which were in use from 1901 when the first of the N and E Class crossbench tramcars were introduced, until 1930, when the last of the L/P class rebuilds entered service. This book will interest anyone who wants to learn about an important part of Australia's past. ISBN: 0959865942. Our Book No: 27646. $10 AUD.

123. Electric Railway, South Pacific (1975). The Ryde Tramway: 1910 to 1949. [Sydney, Sutherland]: South Pacific Electric Railway. 8 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, crease in covers & pages, staples rusted, tiny tear spine ends. (Estimated date, 1970s, Trove catalogue.) This small pamphlet details the history of the Ryde to Sydney tramway line from 1910 to 1949, and is published by the South Pacific Electric Railway Coop Society, which operates the Tramway Museum, near Sutherland, a southern Sydney suburb. Our Book No: 25909. $10 AUD.

124. Ellis, M. H. (1978). Lachlan Macquarie: His Life, Adventures and Times (5th thus ed) [Famous Australian Lives]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 614 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, black & white portrait frontispiece, minimal edgewear, owner's written name. Biography of the Scottish soldier who was the innovative governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821. His innovations included the first organized finance and commerce, the first inland exploration and settlement, the first first highways and paved streets, as well as fine architecture and official patronage of the arts and literature. ISBN: 0207137560. Our Book No: 3754. $20 AUD.

125. Ellis, M. H. (1978). John Macarthur (Reprint ed) [Famous Australian Lives]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 603 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, portrait frontispiece, light bump top edge front cover near spine, minor edgewear, top corner tip creased front cover, edges & pages lightly toned, bottom corner last few pages creased, owner's written name flyleaf, spine lightly creased. Heavy. The author tells the story of John Macarthur who was the squire of Elizabeth Farm, the first person to bring authenticated pure merinos to Australia, the founder of Australian commercial enterprise and of Australian political agitation, and the leader of the famous rebellion against Governor Bligh. The author brings this lively dramatic account to life. ISBN: 0207137641. Our Book No: 25998. $20 AUD.

126. Ellyard, David; Wraxworthy, Richard (1982). The Proud Arch: The Story of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sydney: Bay Books. 160 pp. Paperback thin wide octavo, good condition, many black & white photos, top spine little scuffed, crease in front & rear cover, pages lightly toned, light foxing few pages, minor edgewear. This fascinating book tells the story of the builders and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Well researched, fast moving, readable, and illustrated with over 150 photos. The Bridge opened on 19 March, 1932. ISBN: 0858355345. Our Book No: 28641. $15 AUD.

127. Elwell, Thos. D. (1979). An Official Guide to the National Park of New South Wales (Facsimile ed). Sydney: National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales. 72 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket, very good condition, embossed cloth covers, full-page sepia (brown-tinted ) photos (including frontispiece), fold-out plan at rear, pages faintly toned, minimal foxing edges. This facsimile reprint is published in 1979 by the National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales and is limited to 1000 copies of which this copy is number 585. This facsimile marks the Centenary of Royal National Park (known simply as "The National Park" until 1954) is the oldest national park in Australia having been dedicated in 1879. This book first appeared in 1893 under the authority of the Trustees of the Park. The sepia photos add a special old charm to the book which is packed with information. ISBN: 0724016848. Our Book No: 28711. $30 AUD.

128. Emmett, Peter (1995). Fleeting Encounters: Pictures & Chronicles of the First Fleet. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 132 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos (many full-page). This book is an illustrated catalogue of the Museum of Sydney's inaugural exhibition, including treasures from the Natural History Museum, London, the State Library of New South Wales, and other collections. Emmett's and Carter's lyrical and highly perceptive essays and their choice of images, objects and selected quotations, liberate the imagination and open a new way of seeing the founding of Sydney Town at Port Jackson. (Invalid ISBN printed in book: 0949573521.). ISBN: 0949573523. Our Book No: 21877. $35 AUD.

129. Epstein, June (1995). Giving Voice: The Story of the Shepherd Centre (1st ed). Sydney: Shepherd Centre. 144 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket (minimal foxing reverse side). This centre for teaching deaf children in Sydney (Australia) was set up by Dr Bruce Shepherd and his wife after the difficult experience of raising their own two deaf children. ISBN: 0646240501. Our Book No: 21979. $15 AUD.

130. Errey, Ellen; Plimer, Elizabeth (1984). William Swann and Elizabeth Swann of Elizabeth Farm House, Parramatta, 1904 - 1968 (1st ed). Sydney: The Authors. 16 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, genealogical chart, owner's written name & rubber stamp. A brief biography of the pioneer Australian family, whose property - Elizabeth Farm House - was left to the Parramatta Museum Trust. ISBN: 095905720X. Our Book No: 12778. $10 AUD.

131. Errington, Wayne; Van Onselen, Peter (2007). John Winston Howard: The Biography (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 458 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Heavy. On the eve of the 2007 Australian Federal election, provides the most incisive analysis of the Prime Minister's life and political career yet published. In more than 100 interviews with a wide range of Howard's family and contemporaries, including Malcolm Fraser, Janette Howard, Andrew Peacock, Alexander Downer, Peter Costello - and Howard's latest adversary Kevin Rudd - we see first hand how John Howard approaches life and politics. As Howard faces the greatest fight of his political life, here is unprecedented insight into what makes him the formidable politician who lasted three decades. (Howard lost the election, and later wrote his autobiography. But this remains the definitive critical study.). ISBN: 9780522853346. Our Book No: 16541. $25 AUD.

132. Evans, John (1989). Insect Delight: A Life's Journey. Canberra: Brolga Press. 212 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Autobiography of the Australian CSIRIO entomologist who later was director of the Australian Museum in Sydney. ISBN: 0958830983. Our Book No: 12932. $15 AUD.

133. Evatt, H. V. (1977). Rum Rebellion: A Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps (Reprint ed) [A & R Classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 240 pp. Paperback, very good condition, front cover corner tip little creased, old price marks, internally excellent. The clash between William Bligh (17 years after the mutiny on the Bounty), who was Governor of New South Wales, and his officers over control of the importation of spirits. ISBN: 0207135975. Our Book No: 17109. $13 AUD.

134. Evatt, H. V.; Wran, Neville (foreword) (1979). William Holman: Australian Labour Leader (Abridged ed) [Famous Australian Lives]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 450 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, few black & white text-photos & drawings, spine slightly faded as common. A detailed biography of the Labor premier of New South Wales, 1913 - 1920, by another noted Labor politician. ISBN: 0207140413. Our Book No: 7037. $18 AUD.

135. Falconer, Delia (2010). Sydney (1st ed) [Cities Series]. Sydney: New South / University of New South Wales Press. 293 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), slightly rough cut fore-edge, map, minimal edgewear jacket. This book is an intensely atmospheric memoir of living in a fickle, ever-changing major Australian city, Sydney. ISBN: 9781921410925. Our Book No: 26864. $15 AUD.

136. Featherstone, Nigel (2005). Remnants (1st ed) [Sullivan's Creek series]. Canberra: Pandanus Books. 254 pp. Paperback square, very good condition, tiny spot fore-edge, minor edgewear. A novel about a retired barrister and son of a celebrated politician. He lives in the Blue Mountains with his books, his late father's semi-wild peacocks, and a sculpture. He is coaxed into a trek that crosses the breadth of his country and the depths of his past. ISBN: 2740761308. Our Book No: 22326. $10 AUD.

137. Fidlon, Paul G. (editor); Ryan, R. J. (editor); Cowell, Joyce (contributor) (1981). The First Fleeters: A Comprehensive Listing of Convicts, Marines, Seamen, Officers, Wives, Children and Ships. Sydney: Australian Documents Library. 84 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, corner little creased front cover, pages little toned, edgewear. A first listing of the approx. 1350 men, women and children - convicts and seamen - who sailed to Sydney Cove on the eleven ships of the First Fleet, to found a colony there. Many Australian like to trace their origins to the First Fleet. ISBN: 0908219032. Our Book No: 2992. $15 AUD.

138. Fiertl, Tracey; Oakeshott, Jane (2003). Maths, Marbles, Mates & Mischief: A History of Lindfield Public School 1903 - 2003. Sydney, Lindfield: Lindfield Public School Centenary Committee. 194 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos, rear cover little scratched, minor edgewear. Heavy. Celebrating the centenary of this public school in Sydney's northern suburbs. Much detail about the school and the local Ku-Ring-Gai community. ISBN: 0646426087. Our Book No: 14152. $30 AUD.

139. Fitzgerald, Paul (1998). The Sydney Airport Fiasco: The Politics of an Environmental Nightmare. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 250 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, map, minor edgewear. Explains how Sydney Airport got its third runway, said to be Australia's worst single urban planning decision. The decision was not based on safety or effectiveness, or environmental sustainability, but a political decision, with its roots in the deep soil of party political affiliations. ISBN: 0868066729. Our Book No: 16742. $20 AUD.

140. Flanagan, Richard (2006). The Unknown Terrorist (1st ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 325 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. First edition. Gina Davies (a pole-dancer known as The Doll, from Sydney's Kings Cross) turned on the TV and saw that she was the most wanted terrorist in Australia. Five days, three unexploded bombs, and every truth in your life turned into a lie. Thrilling fourth novel by the noted Australian writer. ISBN: 9780330422802. Our Book No: 14921. $15 AUD.

141. Flower, Cedric; Carnemolla, John (photographer) (1969). The Rocks (1st ed). Sydney: Horwitz. 95 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), map, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (lightly rubbed), small faint stain first few pages, light toning edges few pages. This photographic essay on The Rocks (Sydney's earliest heritage locality), is a definitive survey of a fragment of Australia's fast vanishing architectural heritage. This book will be of interest to anyone with an interest in Australia's early history. Our Book No: 26630. $20 AUD.

142. Floyd, Carol; Collingwood, Julia (2000). The Sydney Opera House (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 128 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, frontispiece painting, top corner front cover little worn, minor edgewear. This book tells the story of the history of the Opera House, the story of its construction, its design and architectural features, and its major triumphs in the performing arts. The book details some of the most exciting performances to be held at the Opera House. There are photos by Max Dupain and David Moore, paintings by Lloyd Rees, William Dobell and Ken Done, and many historical photos. This is a wonderful book for anyone with an interest in this unique and majestic building. ISBN: 1864366664. Our Book No: 27928. $14 AUD.

143. Ford, William; Ford, Frederick (1978). Sydney Commercial Directory for the Year 1851: Compiled with the Greatest Care, Up to the 31st December, 1850 (Facsimile ed) [Facsimile Series, no. 16]. Sydney: Library of Australian History. 156 pp. Hardback small, red-brown cloth cover (embossed cover pattern, gilt spine lettering), very good condition, frontispiece drawing, adverts at rear (additional unnumbered pages), first several pages creased (manufacture defect), minimal foxing edges. (No 128 of a limited edition of 1000 copies.). ISBN: 0908120222. Our Book No: 13263. $15 AUD.

144. Foster, David (1979). In the New Country (1st ed). London: Fourth Estate. 213 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. A very funny and insightful novel of life in Australia's moribund wool country, as the old way of life clashes with the new. A winner of 1997 Miles Franklin Literary Award. ISBN: 1841150363. Our Book No: 20260. $10 AUD.

145. Fox, J. R.; Carney, Bill (introduction) (1998). Forest Memories: Reflections on Life As It Was (2nd ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Reynard. 121 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, very good condition, black & white photos, tiny mark bottom corner front cover, minor edgewear. A short history of Frenchs Forest in the northern suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales. This is a collection of memories about the pioneers of the Frenchs Forest district of Sydney's north shore. This special story will interest anyone who now lives in this district, or anyone wanting to learn about Australia's early history. ISBN: 0646342754. Our Book No: 25492. $15 AUD.

146. Freeman, Annette (2007). Tea in the Library (1st ed). Melbourne, Hartwell: Temple House / Sid Harta Publishers. 266 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. First edition. A wry and personal account of the thrilling roller-coaster ride of opening a bookshop cafe in Sydney, New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 9781921206481. Our Book No: 27610. $18 AUD.

147. Frost, Alan (1994). Botany Bay Mirages: Illusions of Australia's Convict Beginnings (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 279 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, tables, minor edgewear. Australian historian (Latrobe University) contrasts the realities with the long-accepted illusions about the first dozen years of British convict settlement of Australia at Sydney Town. The book is well-argued and provocative. ISBN: 0522844979. Our Book No: 26954. $20 AUD.

148. Frost, Alan (2012). Botany Bay: The Real Story. Melbourne: Black Inc. 276 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Australian historian goes beyond accepted cliches to shed new light on the decision to settle New South Wales. He examines the hopes and fears of the politicians who took the decision, and the larger commercial and military needs that underwrote it. The conventional story is that Botany Bay was a dumping ground for British criminals. But in addition it aimed to provide a strategic outpost, and control of valuable natural resources. ISBN: 9781863955546. Our Book No: 15361. $15 AUD.

149. Galleries, Savill (2001). Australian Painting: Federation Edition. Sydney, Paddington: Savill Galleries. Unnum 68 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour reproductions (including two foldout), corner tips front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. This catalogue was published for an exhibition from May to June 2001 at the Savill Galleries in Paddington, Sydney, and May to June, 2001 in Melbourne. The exhibition was on view in both the Melbourne and Sydney galleries concurrently. The colour plates have the description on the facing page. Our Book No: 28797. $26 AUD.

150. Ganambarr, Gunybi; Dhurrumuwuy, Marika; Wanambi, Boliny; Gregory, Bill (introduction) (2009). Gunybi Ganambarr: Bark Paintings Ceremonial Poles Sculpture (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Annandale Galleries. 47 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations, minor edgewear. This book was published by Annandale Galleries in association with Buku-Larrngay Mulka NE Arnhem Land for the Exhibition on 28 October - 5 December 2009 at Annandale Galleries. There are essays by John McDonald and Will Stubbs. This very special book has artist biographies and photos at the rear. Only 1000 copies were published. ISBN: 9780980540239. Our Book No: 27357. $18 AUD.

151. Gardiner, Heather (1954). Murder in Haste (1st U.K. ed). London: Hutchinson. 247 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), light foxing & toning reverse side jacket (chipped, slight loss spine ends & corners, edgewear, tape top spine reverse side, little rubbing & wear along spine edges, rear cover marked, flap clipped), edges & pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, light foxing few pages, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This is the tense and dramatic crime fiction story of how, at a smart cocktail party, Gilly Amery, Sydney fashion reporter, stumbles upon murder - and finds herself involved in a series of blood-chilling events which threaten her own safety. Set against the bright background of society life in Sydney, it is a tale of mystery and suspense which will hold the reader enthralled. Our Book No: 27502. $35 AUD.

152. Garrett, John; Farr, L. W. (1964). Camden College: A Centenary History. Sydney, Glebe: President and Fellows of Camden College. 86 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, green boards, few black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, boards lightly faded. This commemorative history includes the background of the College's foundation. The appendix indicates the sources for further research by students wanting to learn the history of the College. Our Book No: 28655. $18 AUD.

153. Gascoigne, John (editor) (2007). Passing the Light: A History of the University of Sydney's International House from its Foundation to the Fortieth Anniversary 1967 - 2007. Sydney: International House, University of Sydney. 190 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, includes CDROM inside rear cover. This is a book written by those who lived through the different phases of International House's history and it captures the multi-faceted experience of living in the house (a residential college for international students at the University of Sydney). The book has 28 photos and a CD with many more photos from 1967 - 2006. ISBN: 9781921364006. Our Book No: 19839. $60 AUD.

154. Gaskin, Catherine (1954). Sara Dane (1st ed). London / Sydney: Collins. 448 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), endpapers lightly toned, edgewear & small edge tears jacket (sticker mark front cover, small loss top spine, reverse side lightly foxed & toned), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Historical romance by Irish-Australian writer about a convict, Sara Dane, wrongly transported to Sydney Cove in 1792, but who later rose to prominence in Sydney society. Based loosely on the life of Mary Reibey. Our Book No: 2634. $18 AUD.

155. Gazette, Sydney (1982). The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume 1: March 5, 1803 to February 26, 1804 (2nd facsimile, reissue ed) [William Dixson Foundation Publication, no 2]. Sydney: Public Library of New South Wales / John Ferguson. Unnum pp. Hardback folio (32.0 x 23.8 cm), dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), minor edgewear, owner's written name, base front cover jacket faintly marked (rear cover rubbed), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Facsimile reproduction of the first year of Australia's first newspaper. This edition is a reprint of the 2nd facsimile edition (Angus & Robertson, 1963). The first facsimile edition was in 1899. Our Book No: 12984. $25 AUD.

156. Gechtman, Neal Z. (1997). The History of Sydney's Original Comedy Store: 15th Anniversary. Sydney: Dinadan Pty Ltd. 74 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Picture book that celebrates the 15th anniversary of this comic playhouse at which many Australian comedians first performed. Traces the life and times of the Comedy Store from its origins at Margaret Lane, off Jamison Street, in Sydney's business district, then its move to Cleveland Street, and then to the Cleveland Hotel in Petersham. ISBN: 0646344234. Our Book No: 5428. $30 AUD.

157. Gibbs, Shallard & Co. (1981). Gibbs, Shallard & Co's Illustrated Guide to Sydney 1882 and Its Suburbs and to Favourite Places of Resort - Revised Edition (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 136 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, fold-out map at front, light foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, minor rubbing edges), faint foxing edges. This book is a facsimile of a book on Sydney initially published in 1882. illustrated with 50 fine etchings, and goes back to a time when church spires were the tallest peaks on the city's profile and when dirt roads, the horse-drawn hansom and the steam ferry linked the sparsely populated suburbs and much-patronised pleasure grounds. It is an interesting look at past history. ISBN: 0207144338. Our Book No: 27267. $10 AUD.

158. Gibbs, Shallard & Co. (1981). Gibbs, Shallard & Co's Illustrated Guide to Sydney 1882 and Its Suburbs and to Favourite Places of Resort - Revised Edition (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 136 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, fold-out map at front, edgewear corners & top spine jacket, copy 2. This book is a facsimile of a book on Sydney initially published in 1882. illustrated with 50 fine etchings, and goes back to a time when church spires were the tallest peaks on the city's profile and when dirt roads, the horse-drawn hansom and the steam ferry linked the sparsely populated suburbs and much-patronised pleasure grounds. It is an interesting look at past history. ISBN: 0207144338. Our Book No: 27267A. $10 AUD.

159. Gill, Lydia (1993). My Town Sydney in the 1930s. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press. 161 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos & sketches, faint foxing top edge & inside top front cover, minor edgewear corners, owner's written name & date. The author writes about the city that she worked in during the 1930s. This wonderful book is a mixture of nostalgia, commentary and social history, evoking the magic of a vanished era. The many photos and advertisements add to the charm. ISBN: 0730589102. Our Book No: 26581. $18 AUD.

160. Gledhill, P. W. (1958). St Peters Church Cooks River: 120th Anniversary Celebrations 1838 - 1958 [St Peter's]. Sydney: P. W. Gledhill. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled pamphlet, good condition, few black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned, tiny grey spots on pages (during manufacture), minor edgewear. This small pamphlet gives the history of this church which is the third oldest Anglican Church in or around Sydney. There is a list of the Rectors of St. Peter's from 1837 to 1955. Our Book No: 28380. $15 AUD.

161. Gleeson, Max (1993). The Vanished Fleet of the Sydney Coastline (1st ed). Sydney: Max Gleeson. 168 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos, black & white text-photos, covers little scratched, edges lightly foxed, light foxing title page & last two pages, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). This fascinating book recreates the events leading up to the loss of 15 shipwrecks in the Sydney and Illawarra region. The book documents many stories of survival, court room dramas, personalities, tragedy and bad luck. This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in Australia's maritime history and shipwrecks. ISBN: 0646136712. Our Book No: 28791. $18 AUD.

162. Gluck, Catherine (1990). Frederick B. Lamberger: The Man and His Art. Sydney: Catherine Gluck. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, very good condition, blue pictorial cover, full-page black & white drawings, black & white text-photos, covers little rubbed , endpapers little foxed, tiny white spot front cover (printing error). This book is the story of Frederick Lamberger who was born in Hungary and came to Australia in 1950. He was a well-known businessman and artist. He lived in Potts Point, Sydney. He was a very popular person in Kings Cross, and often invited people for tea or coffee at his Rialto Espresso Coffee Lounge, and later the Kings Cross Museum. He drawings were exhibited at the Sydney University, and The Bulletin published an article on him. He died on January 23 in St. Vincents Hospital. The author is his sister, Catherine. Our Book No: 29302. $25 AUD.

163. Gourlay, Michael; Pedersen, Ian (foreword) (1999). William Henry Warren 1852 - 1926 [Australia's Great Engineers Monograph Series]. Sydney: Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Sydney. 66 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, blue boards (gilt title front & spine), black & white photos including frontispiece, top spine little rubbed, autograph (author's written dedication). This is the story of William Henry Warren, who was one of Australia's most influential engineering academics. Born in England in 1852 and educated in England and Ireland, he worked in Manchester before migrating to Australia in 1881. He established the Engineering School at the University of Sydney. He was responsible for the education of some of Australia's most well-known engineers, and researched the properties of engineering materials. He died in 1926, and was the longest serving professor at the University of Sydney - yet the only university degree he received was an honorary LLD from the University of Glasgow. ISBN: 1864872888. Our Book No: 29364. $25 AUD.

164. Grahame, John; Siemsen, Geoff (1988). Lawson Public School 1888 - 1988 (1st ed). Lawson, NSW: Lawson Public School Centenary Committee. 60 pp. Paperback trade, card cover, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear, slight crease bottom edge front cover. A history of this school located at Lawson in the Blue Mountains outside Sydney. Includes student class photos. ISBN: 0731633954. Our Book No: 27163. $25 AUD.

165. Greenland, Hall (1998). Red Hot: The Life & Times of Nick Origlass 1908 - 1996. Sydney, Neutral Bay: Wellington Lane Press. 324 pp. Paperback octavo (card covers with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor crease front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). This is the story of Nick Origlass, who for more than 50 years, from the 1940s to the 1990s, was the elected champion of Balmain's workers and citizens. The author recreates the world of radical and Trotskyist Balmain, and uncovers the secrets and contradictions in the life of Balmain's enduring revolutionary local politician. ISBN: 090802214X. Our Book No: 26195. $45 AUD.

166. Gregory's (1965). Gregory's 100 Miles Around Sydney: Complete Guide in Sectional and Special Maps to the Motor Road System of the Metropolitan Area and Adjoining Districts (25th ed). Sydney: Gregory's Guides and Maps. 128 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover (little creased during manufacture), maps, adverts, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1965, Trove catalogue.) Ampol Boron advert, rear cover. Cover subtitle: Motorists' Road Guide. Our Book No: 6534. $14 AUD.

167. Group, Remembering Minto (2007). Remembering Minto: Life and Memories of a Community (1st ed). Sydney: Information and Cultural Exchange Inc. / Remembering Minto Group. 124 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos. This book is a dedication to the life and times of the people who have lived, and others who are still living, in the Department of Housing area of Minto (a southern suburb of Sydney) during the demolition and renewal of their homes. ISBN: 9780958026925. Our Book No: 22781. $20 AUD.

168. Gunst, J. (editor) (1948). Workshop Practice Notes (Fitting - Machining - Patternmaking - Blacksmithing - Boilermaking - Welding). Sydney: Sydney University Engineering Undergraduates Association. 203 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white drawings, adverts, tide marks bottom corner covers & several end pages (previous water contact now dry), top spine chipped, pages lightly toned, edgewear, owner's pencil written name. Our Book No: 16267. $25 AUD.

169. Halls, Geraldine (1995). The Last Summer of the Men Shortage (Revised ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 225 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket, card covers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), front cover little creased, minor edgewear jacket, security sticker inside rear cover. A saucy novel of war-time Sydney, originally published in 1976, and here revised. (The author also wrote thrillers under the pseudonym Charlotte Jay.). ISBN: 1862543607. Our Book No: 21718. $10 AUD.

170. Hand, Derrick; Fife-Yeomans, Janet (2004). The Coroner: Investigating Sudden Death (Reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 227 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, covers lightly creased. Derrick hand was New South Wales State Coroner for many years. In this autobiography he takes us behind the scenes of his investigations and shows us how he pieces together the puzzles thrown up by suspicious deaths and helps to bring some of Australia's most notorious murderers to justice. ISBN: 0733313256. Our Book No: 20840. $10 AUD.

171. Hardy, Frank (1976). But the Dead Are Many. London: Triad Panther. 352 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. This Australian novel is about the mysterious death of a man named John Morel. Jack, his closest friend, wants to find out the truth behind the death. From Moscow to Sydney, Jack starts to put the pieces of Morel's past together. ISBN: 0586044582. Our Book No: 28993. $14 AUD.

172. Harrower, Elizabeth (2014). In Certain Circles (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 252 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. This psychological drama is about family and love, tyranny and freedom and is set in the lush gardens and grand stone houses that are part of the north side of Sydney Harbour. This book was completed in 1971, five years after "The Watch Tower", and is now published for the first time. This long-lost novel is the work of a major writer. ISBN: 9781922182296. Our Book No: 27971. $15 AUD.

173. Hathorn, Libby; Vivas, Julie (illustrator) (1986). The Tram to Bondi Beach (Reprint ed). Sydney: Fontana. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small square, very good condition, minor edgewear, creases along spine, covers slightly marked, few creases pages. A wonderful children's picture story about a boy named Keiran who sold papers, and planned to drive the trams he loved to travel on so much. The bright life-like drawings bring this book to life. The Children's Book Council highly commended picture book of the year. ISBN: 0006620337. Our Book No: 13618. $11 AUD.

174. Heiss, Anita (2012). Am I Black Enough for You? Sydney: Bantam Books. 346 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The autobiography of a passionate campaigner for Aboriginal literacy who was born a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales (NSW), but raised in the suburbs of Sydney and educated at the local Catholic school. In this very personal story, told in her distinctive, wry style, Anita gives a first-hand account of her experiences as a woman with an Aboriginal mother and Austrian father. She joined other part-Aboriginals in charging a conservative newspaper columnist in breaching the Racial Discrimination Act, by implying she was too fair-skinned to be genuine Aboriginal. ISBN: 9781742751924. Our Book No: 27714. $20 AUD.

175. Henry, Margaret (1964). The Householders (1st ed). London: Cassell & Company. 216 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), edges & pages lightly toned, jacket spine little faded (flap clipped, chipped, slight loss spine ends, corners little worn, reverse side lightly toned), edges lightly foxed, label free flyleaf, bottom corners covers little bumped, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Australian crime fiction novel about a couple named Bob and Hilary who were the features of Unlucky Dip, and their bid to save a wonderful old colonial house in Sydney from re-development. The author has untangled the threads of a most complicated situation to weave a clear, bright and fascinating story. Our Book No: 27483. $20 AUD.

176. Hicks, Ron (2009). The Unlikely Bushman. Sydney: Huon Media Enterprises. 108 pp. Paperback narrow trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top spine little scuffed, minor foxing inside covers, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. This is the story of a Wahroonga bushman known as Alexander 'Bunny' Currie who lived in a shack near Lovers Jump Creek. During one of his bushwalks near his home, the author stumbled upon the shack, pathways and stairs down to a creek and up a steep, rocky ravine which led him to investigate the story of the eccentric bushman. ISBN: 9781409294887. Our Book No: 27850. $20 AUD.

177. Higgins, Fiona (2009). Love in the Age of Drought: A Career Girl, a Cotton Farmer and an Unlikely Romance (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 279 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & internal pages lightly toned. The true story about the author who was a Sydney-based career girl when she met a cotton farmer from southeast Queensland at a conference in Melbourne. Written with heart and humour, it's also a moving picture of the capacity of country Australia to survive and renew amid a drought that won't be broken. ISBN: 9781405039093. Our Book No: 26982. $15 AUD.

178. Hinkson, Melinda; Harris, Alana (photographer) (2001). Aboriginal Sydney: A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press / Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. 173 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, maps, small bumps spine edge, corners covers little creased, small rubbed area flyleaf, minor edgewear, faint old price marks. This fascinating and helpful guide book is also an alternative social history told through 50 places of significance to Sydney's indigenous people. The sites, and their stories and photos, evoke Sydney's ancient past and celebrate the living Aboriginal culture of now. ISBN: 0855753706. Our Book No: 29262. $20 AUD.

179. Historical Society, Ku-Ring-Gai (1996). Focus on Ku-Ring-Gai: The Story of Ku-Ring-Gai's Growth and Development (1st ed). Sydney, Gordon: Ku-Ring-Gai Historical Society Inc. 128 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, sticker mark. The story of Ku-ring-gai (a northern Sydney council), including many photos and maps 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: 0959867325. Our Book No: 28780. $18 AUD.

180. Historical Society, Randwick & District (1989). A Randwick Ramble: Part 3: La Perouse to Maroubra (4th ed). Sydney, Randwick: Randwick & District Historical Society. 40 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, map, minor edgewear, staples lightly rusted, correction slip inserted. This pamphlet provides a history of the La Perouse & Maroubra areas of Sydney, including heritage buildings. This pamphlet is part 3 of a series of 3 designed as guides to the historic City of Randwick. The charming picture on the cover is of Botany Bay native plants. ISBN: 0959743146. Our Book No: 26741. $15 AUD.

181. Historical Society, Randwick & District (1991). A Randwick Ramble: Part 2: Randwick & Kensington (4th, reprint ed). Sydney, Randwick: Randwick & District Historical Society. 38 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, map, minor edgewear, staples lightly rusted. This pamphlet provides a history of the Randwick and Kensington areas of Sydney, including heritage buildings. This pamphlet is part 2 of a series of three guides to the historic City of Randwick. The charming picture on the cover is of Simeon Pearce ("The Father of Randwick") studying a plan of the district. ISBN: 0959743138. Our Book No: 26740. $15 AUD.

182. Historical Society, Randwick & District (1994). A Randwick Ramble: Part 1: Coogee & Clovelly (5th ed). Sydney, Randwick: Randwick & District Historical Society. 64 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), black & white text-photos & drawings, map, minor edgewear. Fifth edition. This pamphlet provides a history of the Randwick and Coogee areas of Sydney, including heritage buildings. This pamphlet is part 1 of a series of three guides to the historic City of Randwick. The charming picture on the cover is of Coogee Beach in the 1880s. ISBN: 1875160078. Our Book No: 26525. $17 AUD.

183. Hogg, J. Wilson (1990). Reflections on a Shifting Scene: Selected Addresses, 1949 - 1989 (2nd ed). Sydney, Ashfield: Trinity Cultural Association. 95 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corner near spine lightly bumped, owner's written name. Series of addresses by a former Headmaster of Trinity Grammar School in Sydney's inner west. Topics covered include special events and people associated with the school, and independent schooling in general. Our Book No: 13187. $14 AUD.

184. Hooper, Florence Earle; Terveer, Elsie (editor) (1964). The Story of the Women's Club: The First Fifty Years. Sydney: The Women's Club. 88 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, top edge lightly foxed, few tiny specks front cover. (Estimated date, 1964.) This book tells the story of the forming of The Women's Club in 1901 by a group of ladies who were invited to the Women's College, Sydney University to discuss the founding of a club for women. The author read every minute book of the 50 years, taking notes as she read. Loosely inserted is a nomination form for election as a member. Our Book No: 27128. $35 AUD.

185. Howe, George (1966). New South Wales Pocket Almanack and Colonial Remembrancer 1806 (Facsimile ed) [William Dixson Foundation Publication, no 5]. Sydney: Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales (NSW). 58 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Facsimile edition of the first almanac to be published in Australia, and only the second printed book. George Howe printed the Sydney Gazette, where this almanac was first published in sections between January and May 1806. Our Book No: 12943. $26 AUD.

186. Hubble, Ava Temperley (1988). The Strange Case of Eugene Goossens and Other Tales from the Opera House (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins. 280 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top corner tip front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. In this informative book the author, who was press officer at the Opera House for 15 years, meets the architects, bureaucrats, the politicians, the workers and the stars. Ava gives an insider's view of the history of the Opera House, retells the strange case of Eugene Goossens, records her encounters with Dame Joan Sutherland and Sir Robert Helpmann. There are exclusive interviews with architect Jorn Utzon. The book places a human face on this wonderful arts building. ISBN: 0732224497. Our Book No: 28006. $21 AUD.

187. Huber, Rina (1977). From Pasta to Pavlova: A Comparative Study of Italian Settlers in Sydney & Griffith (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 270 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), figures, maps, tables, owner's written name, small mark fore-edge, light foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book is a study of two groups of Italians, both coming from the same background in Treviso, a region in Northern Italy. The first group settled in Griffith, a town in rural New South Wales, in the 1920s. The second group settled in the Inner Sydney suburb of Leichhardt around the early 1950s. The author presents the observations and insights of an anthropologist in the field. This study is valuable for social workers, teachers, migrant officers, and others concerned with immigrants and their children. ISBN: 0702214108. Our Book No: 23017. $18 AUD.

188. Hunt, Harold (1976). The Master Printers of Sydney: The Story of The Printing and Allied Trades Employers Association of New South Wales, 1887 - 1971. Sydney: Printing and Allied Trades Employers' Association of New South Wales (PATEA). 205 pp. Hardback small quarto, dark red boards, no jacket, gilt title cover & spine, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, cover corner lightly bumped, non-author written dedication. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This is the story of the employers' organisation which, in 1887 was called "The New South Wales Master Printers' Association", but later renamed. About the development of attitudes from the intense competitiveness of small owners in the last century to the modern realisation that a great national industry needs cooperation guided by fair arbitration. The main purpose is to show the influence of the Association and how it has helped significantly in the general development of the printing industry. The book would be of interest to anyone who had been involved in the industry, and would be valuable to historians and students. The photos are revealing. ISBN: 0909801037. Our Book No: 29202. $30 AUD.

189. Hutchins, Will (2000). Sydney Harbour 2000: A Journey. Sydney: Will Hutchins. 72 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, minor edgewear, rear cover lightly marked. This unique self-published book is a photographic essay of a "journey" through Sydney Harbour from North and South Heads to Homebush Bay. Every photo has been taken in the year 2000 and includes Olympic and Paralympic events held on or near the edge of the harbour. These images capture the natural and architectural environment, and non-intrusively observed people involved in harbour activities. ISBN: 0646408399. Our Book No: 27203. $30 AUD.

190. Infants School, Taverners Hill (2008). Taverners Hill Cookbook: More than 150 Recipes to Share with Family and Friends (2nd ed). Sydney, Petersham: Taverners Hill Infants School. 247 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, colour photos (mostly full-page), small mark bottom edge, minor edgewear. Second edition (perhaps reprint). A collection of delicious recipes provided by the families and friends of this infants school in the inner western suburbs of Sydney (Petersham), as a fundraising initiative. ISBN: 9780646483672. Our Book No: 26816. $30 AUD.

191. Inkson, Terry; Smith, Mike; Strachan, Katherine (2009). Garden Escapees & Other Weeds of Bushland & Reserves: A Responsible Gardening Guide for Sydney (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney Regional Weeds Advisory Committees / Great Lakes Council. 83 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This booklet has been prepared for the Mid North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee, and the Councils and participating stakeholders of the Mid North Coast region (NSW). It has been adapted from the Great Lakes Council publication, and amendments to the text and graphics have been made by Frances Pike. Great for anyone with an interest in the many weeds that pop up in our gardens and public spaces. Our Book No: 29109. $18 AUD.

192. Irving, Robert; Wong, John (photos) & Green, Beryl (designer) (1969). The Houses of Balmain (1st ed). Sydney: Horwitz. Unnum pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos (some full-page), faint foxing edges & few pages, light crease fore-edge last page, minor edgewear. A picture book of the history of this famous inner western Sydney suburb. The narrow steep streets, cut and re-cut over 150 years of close settlement, break it into a thousand small pieces. Almost every part has become an island of buildings of charm and interest. Balmain is a maritime suburb, and the water is almost always in view at the end of its streets. It has a self-contained village atmosphere. The many photos portray Balmain's essential identity, age and friendliness. Our Book No: 29041. $15 AUD.

193. Irving, Robert (2006). Paradise Purgatory Hell Hole: The Story of the Saunders Sandstone Quarries Pyrmont. Singapore: Media Masters. 105 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, glossy stiffened card covers (wide flaps), black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, tide marks bottom edge covers underneath flaps (previous water contact now dry), some edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication), book launch invitation card pasted on front free endpaper (with annotation). The story of the Saunders family who opened the Pyrmont sandstone quarries (nicknamed Paradise, Purgatory and Hell Hole) in inner Sydney over 150 years ago. There were three generations of Saunders quarrymen and the marvellous product of their labours was called 'yellowblock'. It was used in a host of fine buildings in Sydney and beyond (such as the QVB and Sydney University); it still connotes the image of a matchless traditional Australian building material. This book tells the story of the quarrymen, their lives and times, and the buildings they made. The chronology - a timeline relating Saunders family events, the buildings for which they supplied Pyrmont yellowblock sandstone, and some selected background events - is at the end of the book. The Saunders family at one time owned most of the properties in Pyrmont. (Annotation: the owner reports buying the book at the book launch.). ISBN: 9810559224. Our Book No: 23123. $20 AUD.

194. Jack, Ian R. (1990). Exploring the Hawkesbury (2nd ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 176 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. About the Hawkesbury Valley which is a unique heritage resource close to Sydney. The author spent a decade exploring along the river from Richmond to Wisemans Ferry, examining each major site in its historic context. There are 100 photos, almost all by the author, and maps and route descriptions which make the valley's hidden resources more accessible and comprehensive than before. ISBN: 0864173601. Our Book No: 28515. $12 AUD.

195. Jack, Ian R. (2010). Macquarie's Towns. Sydney: Heritage Council of New South Wales / Land and Property Management Authority. 160 pp. Hardback square folio, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, small bump bottom edge, minimal edgewear, copy 1. This book recognises and celebrates Governor Lachlan Macquarie's foresight and capability in the laying out of eight towns in New South Wales, as well as the amendments he made to the existing towns of Sydney and Parramatta, and the renaming of the streets of Newcastle. Separate chapters on Liverpool, Hawkesbury - Nepean, Windsor, Richmond, Wilberforce, Pitt Town, Castlereagh, Campbelltown, Bathurst, Newcastle, Parramatta, Sydney, and the Land and Property Management Authority. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781921121210. Our Book No: 17094. $80 AUD.

196. Jack, Ian R. (2010). Macquarie's Towns. Sydney: Heritage Council of New South Wales / Land and Property Management Authority. 160 pp. Hardback square folio, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, small bump bottom edge, minimal edgewear, copy 2. This book recognises and celebrates Governor Lachlan Macquarie's foresight and capability in the laying out of eight towns in New South Wales, as well as the amendments he made to the existing towns of Sydney and Parramatta, and the renaming of the streets of Newcastle. Separate chapters on Liverpool, Hawkesbury - Nepean, Windsor, Richmond, Wilberforce, Pitt Town, Castlereagh, Campbelltown, Bathurst, Newcastle, Parramatta, Sydney, and the Land and Property Management Authority. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781921121210. Our Book No: 17094A. $80 AUD.

197. Jacobs, Ian; Stevenson, Ray (editor) (2008). A Fascinating Heritage of Sydney's Northern Beaches. Sydney, Brookvale: Northside Printing. 86 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos (mostly full-page), few black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. This book is about the history of Sydney's northern beaches. Describes heritage topics, objects and subjects, Aboriginal remains, war relics, old buildings, ruins and environmental habitats. The author has packed the book full of interesting information and photos which would appeal to residents and visitors, or anyone wanting to learn about this very historical part of Sydney. ISBN: 9780646500720. Our Book No: 29205. $30 AUD.

198. Jarratt, Phil (1997). Ted Noffs: Man of the Cross [Kings Cross]. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 352 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. The unconventional crusading Christian minister who set up the Wayside Chapel to look after dropouts, drug addicts and street kids in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross district. ISBN: 0732908590. Our Book No: 2524. $20 AUD.

199. Jervis, James (editor) (1938). The City of Parramatta 150th Anniversary Celebrations Oct. 27th to Nov. 5th 1938: The Cradle of Australia. Sydney, Parramatta: Parramatta's 150th Anniversary Committee. 120 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, stapled pamphlet (concealed staples), thin card covers with yapp edges (cover overlaps page edges), black & white text-photos & adverts, frontispiece, covers & spine little faded, light foxing title page & last page, minor insect damage covers, yapp edges little faded, small edge tears covers, edgewear, owner's written name in pencil title page. The official publication to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Parramatta, the main city in western Sydney. The many photos and adverts are early and recent memoirs of this fascinating part of Sydney. This is a great book to add to an Australian history library. Our Book No: 29251. $50 AUD.

200. Jones, David (1969). David Jones Christmas Gift Book 1969. Sydney: David Jones. 84 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled (rusted), good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings, minor creasing page corners, base spine repaired, rear cover scuffed, minor edgewear. A catalogue of Christmas gifts from this upmarket Sydney department store. Our Book No: 13086. $30 AUD.

201. Jones, David J. (1988). A Source of Inspiration & Delight: The Buildings of the State Library of New South Wales since 1826. Sydney: Library Council of New South Wales. 176 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, corner tips few pages little worn, minor edgewear. A lively and entertaining account of the State Library from its earliest days - in warehouses, 'dingy caverns' and 'awful dungeons' - to its latest buildings in Macquarie Street. The author tells of the battles for buildings which were never built, and the stories behind those which were. This delightful book also takes the reader on a tour, in words and pictures, through the new complex, fully documenting each feature of this most intriguing library. ISBN: 0908449240. Our Book No: 22895. $15 AUD.

202. Kable, Paul; Whittaker, June (2007). Damned Rascals? A Chronicle of Henry and Susannah Kable 1764 - 1846 (1st ed). Sutton, NSW: Kable Pictorial. 171 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour plates, slight bump base spine, top corner tips covers & pages lightly creased, minor edgewear. This book is about Henry and Susannah Kable, and their experience of crime, punishment and transportation, followed by their marriage, brushes with the law, their employment, possessions and commerce. Their story is set in the time of early settlement of Sydney and the region. The authors have published their family history hoping that family members and anyone interested in early colonial history will gain enjoyment from these primary documents. The chronicle is a tribute to a remarkable couple who are their forebears. The many documents and photos (plates) help to bring this important part of our history to life. ISBN: 9780646480831. Our Book No: 29330. $100 AUD.

203. Kass, Terry; Liston, Carol; McClymont, John (1996). Parramatta: A Past Revealed. Sydney, Parramatta: Parramatta City Council. 454 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, glossy card covers, black & white text-photos (few colour), plans, map, corner tip front cover little creased, minor edgewear, non-author written name. Heavy (1.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A fresh look at the history of Parramatta since European settlement. The book is divided into three parts, with each author specialising in a particular era. In compiling this work they have relied on both earlier authorities and on newly revealed archival evidence. ISBN: 0958652716. Our Book No: 27062. $35 AUD.

204. Kaye, Mary (editor) (1979). Taronga Zoo Book (4th ed). Sydney: Zoological Parks Board of NSW. 56 pp. Paperback oblong wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, front cover corner tip creased, minor edgewear. Cover photo of red panda. A pictorial description of Sydney's major public zoo. Headings: About Taronga; Royal Zoological Society; Sponsorship; The animals arrive; Animal health; Feeding; Education; Mammals; Birds; Amphibians and reptiles; Aquarium. Our Book No: 9569. $12 AUD.

205. Keating, Christopher; Latham, Mark (foreword) (1996). On the Frontier: A Social History of Liverpool (1st ed). Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 226 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), endpapers map, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket, bottom corners covers faintly bumped. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A social history of Liverpool (southwestern Sydney), which is now the fourth oldest proclaimed town in Australia and the first of the 'Macquarie Towns', founded as regional centres for farming and convict administration. The Liverpool story provides a revealing local study of many of the major developments in Australian history. This book was produced for the Liverpool City Council as part of its commitment to fostering the cultural development of the Liverpool area. The endpaper map is a 'Plan of the Town of Liverpool, May 1827', by Robert Hoddle. ISBN: 0868065862. Our Book No: 27374. $30 AUD.

206. Keenan, David R. (editor) (1987). The North Sydney Lines of the Sydney Tramway System (Reprint ed). Sydney, Petersham: Transit Press. 120 pp. Paperback oblong, stiffened card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, timetables & fare tables, light foxing title page, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1987.) This book is a very detailed and illustrated record of a memorable part of the former Sydney tramway system. There are individual line and service histories which appear in chronological order according to the opening date of the first part in each instance. ISBN: 0909338051. Our Book No: 27676. $25 AUD.

207. Keenan, David R. (editor) (1993). The Western Lines of the Sydney Tramway System: Based on "The Red Lines" by R. K. Willson, R. G. Henderson and D. Keenan (Reprint ed). Sydney, Petersham: Transit Press. 72 pp. Paperback oblong, stiffened card covers, stapled (lightly rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, sticker mark title page, faint foxing top edge. This book originated from a series of articles that appeared in Electric Traction magazine in 1969. Written in conjunction with Messrs. R. K. Willson and R. G. Henderson, the original articles, with additional photos, Rewritten and expanded here with additional information and photos and presented in the format common with other books on the various sections of the former Sydney Tramway System. ISBN: 0909338124. Our Book No: 25028. $25 AUD.

208. Kelly, Frances; Keller, Margaret (paintings) (1982). A Simple Pleasure: The Art of Garden Making in Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Methuen. 96 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket (flaps all sides), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, full-page colour paintings, foxing top edge, small mark fore-edge, few scratches rear cover jacket, string bookmark. This beautiful book is a recreation of those gardens of yesterday and is based on Frances Kelly's own experience in creating a garden (Bundeena, New South Wales). Margaret Keller's superb paintings make this an ideal book for all garden lovers. Loosely inserted: bookmark (about the book). ISBN: 0454003676. Our Book No: 21453. $15 AUD.

209. Kelly, Max (editor) (1978). Nineteenth-Century Sydney: Essays in Urban History. Sydney: Sydney History Group / Sydney University Press (SUP). 135 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, figures (including black & white drawings & text-photos), tables, laminate plastic coating creased as common, minor edgewear. The first publication of a group of people who came together to research and discuss the history of Sydney. These essays are drawn from an array of disciplines, including geography, demography, architecture, politics and history, and which reflect the variety of perspectives from which Sydney's past may be viewed. ISBN: 0424000512. Our Book No: 25009. $18 AUD.

210. Kelly, Max (editor); Carr, Bob (foreword) (1997). Anchored in a Small Cove: A History and Archaeology of The Rocks, Sydney. Sydney: Sydney Cove Authority (SCA). 120 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), black & white & colour illustrations & photos, map, spine ends little rubbed, slight crease bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear. This book was launched at an exhibition in the Sydney Visitors Centre, The Rocks, Sydney. The book is a thematic social history of The Rocks, well-illustrated with many historic pictures and artefacts. The main text was written by historian Maxwell Kelly who died in 1996 while the planning of this book was under way. Examines The Rocks since 1788, and shows the changes that have happened since that time. ISBN: 0646318748. Our Book No: 28114. $25 AUD.

211. Ker Wilson, Barbara; Fielding, David (illustrator) (1988). Acacia Terrace (1st ed). Gosford, NSW: Ashton Scholastic. Unnum 34 pp. Hardback oblong small quarto, dustjacket (with oblong side flaps), decorative endpapers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, top edge lightly foxed, bottom edge little rubbed, tiny scuff bottom edge front cover, rubber stamp flyleaf, spine lightly faded jacket (slight crease), label & glue residue rear pastedown. This beautiful inspiring book tells a story of an typical corner of Sydney, a terrace of houses built in the 1860s, and the people who lived there, then and later, set against the background of an ever changing world. It is part of the larger history of Australia, from goldrush days of canvas towns, to our modern cityscapes of fast freeways and high-rise buildings. A wonderful book to add to any literature collection. Suitable for older readers and adults with an interest in Australian history. ISBN: 0868963496. Our Book No: 27395. $12 AUD.

212. Khoury, Danny (2004). Tabouli or Not Tabouli: What It Means to be a Lebanese Wog in Sydney. Sydney: Danny Khoury. 62 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. A powerful personal account of the hardships that surround growing up in White Australia. In his second book, Danny wittily discloses his thoughts and experiences in an attempt to bridge ethnic and white. ISBN: 0975671502. Our Book No: 13965. $20 AUD.

213. King, Lt. Philip Gidley; Fidlon, Paul G. (editor) (1980). The Journal of Philip Gidley King: Lieutenant, R. N. 1787 - 1790. Sydney: Australian Documents Library. 401 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos (plates), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This journal of the First Fleet marine office describes his trip from England to Port Jackson and then to Norfolk Island, his extended stay on Norfolk Island ('marooned' together with convicts), and a trip from the island to New Zealand, where he describes the country and people. No. 2 in the Australian Documents Library series. The original manuscripts are in the Mitchell Library. ISBN: 0908219016. Our Book No: 16212. $45 AUD.

214. King, Madonna (2014). Hockey: Not Your Average Joe. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 322 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white & colour photos. There is a lot more to the Australian Treasurer than meets the eye. After embarking on his political career as a student, Hockey worked tirelessly to rise through the ranks of the Liberal Party, learning pivotal lessons along the way and earning himself one of the nation's toughest jobs. Having held a raft of senior ministerial positions in the Howard government, he presides over some of the most controversial financial decisions of the decade. But what about the man behind the politician? Drawing on hundreds of interviews, as well as full access to Joe Hockey, his family and friends, Madonna King's biography explores the influences that have shaped his life, and provides an exclusive and unparalleled insight. ISBN: 9780702250149. Our Book No: 16471. $20 AUD.

215. Knight, Katherine (2013). Passion Purpose Meaning: Arts Activism in Western Sydney. Sydney, Ultimo: Halstead Press. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear. This book is about the history of arts activism in Sydney's west. The author who has spent decades in western Syney in the thick of the culture, records the area's rich variety of artistic expression. ISBN: 9781920831578. Our Book No: 28540. $35 AUD.

216. Kreckler, John F. (1993). From Sydney Cove to Paddington Hill: The Story of Victoria Barracks. Sydney, Paddington: Army Museum Society. 102 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written name & date title page). This book is dedicated to the memory of the late Lieutenant Colonel D. C. Fewtrell, ED (RL), Founding Commandant and later Honorary Colonel, Victoria Barracks (NSW) Corps of Guides (deceased 31 January 1990). The author has done painstaking research to write a book of considerable interest to visitors and those interested in The Barracks history. ISBN: 0646135570. Our Book No: 25382. $15 AUD.

217. Kyriacos, Nicholas (1999). Captain Dimitrios (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Bundoora: Department of Education, RMIT University. 113 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Cover subtitle: "A mystical odyssey for truth in the back streets of Sydney." The first novel by a Sydney schoolteacher, poet and short story writer. The story of an old Greek migrant bewildered at finding himself in Sydney, a place he can make little sense of. (Written dedication to academic Elizabeth Webby.). ISBN: 0864590423. Our Book No: 15472. $20 AUD.

218. La Rosa, Domenico (1995). L'Apostolato di P. Giuseppe La Rosa in Australia [Italian language]. Sydney, Leichhardt: Domenica La Rosa / Co.As.It: Italian Historical Society of New South Wales. 189 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), reproduced documents (letters), colour photos spread at rear. Italian language book being "The Apostleship of P. Giuseppe La Rosa in Australia". Father Giuseppe La Rosa (1915 - 1990) spent only a decade on Australian soil, but left a rich legacy for Italian-Australians, including his brief memoirs. Incorporating English translation by Barbara McGilvray of: "Dieci Anni tra gli Italiani in Australia (1939 - 1949)", or, in English "Ten Years of Italians in Australia (1939 - 1949) ". ISBN: 0646261134. Our Book No: 14040. $60 AUD.

219. Laffin, Martin (editor); Painter, Martin (editor) (1995). Reform and Reversal: Lessons from the Coalition Government in New South Wales 1988 - 1995 (1st ed). Melbourne: Macmillan Education. 287 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, front cover creased. This book is a study of the Liberal-National Coalition Government that held power in New South Wales between 1988 and 1995 under the premiership of Nick Greiner, and then later John Fahey. ISBN: 0732931673. Our Book No: 21297. $15 AUD.

220. Lawrence, Joan (1992). Exploring the Suburbs: Balmain, Glebe and Annandale Walks. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 120 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minimal edgewear. Discover the history of these wonderful old suburbs of Sydney's inner west. Each walk has an easy to follow map. ISBN: 0868063509. Our Book No: 2544. $10 AUD.

221. Lawrence, Joan (1993). Exploring the Suburbs: Eastern Suburbs Walks [Exploring the Suburbs]. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 128 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A guidebook for walking tours of the historic eastern suburbs of Sydney, Australia. ISBN: 0868063894. Our Book No: 11654. $10 AUD.

222. Lawrence, Joan (2001). Pictorial History: Randwick (1st ed). Sydney, Alexandria: Kingsclear Books. 121 pp. Paperback oblong large quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, few minor marks title page, minor edgewear. A richly illustrated history of this suburb of Sydney. Some of the surrounding suburbs are included. ISBN: 0908272685. Our Book No: 28132. $20 AUD.

223. Lawrence, Joan; Madden, Brian; Muir, Leslie (1999). A Pictorial History of Canterbury Bankstown (1st ed). Sydney, Alexandria: Kingsclear Books. 124 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. An illustrated history of the Canterbury Bankstown locality in Sydney's inner western suburbs. ISBN: 0908272553. Our Book No: 28174. $20 AUD.

224. Lawrence, Kara (2006). Unmasked: The Gonzales Family Killer. Sydney: HarperCollins. 390 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, corners covers little creased, fore-edge last few pages little foxed, minor edgewear. The story of the Gonzales Family who were murdered by son Sef Gonzales in the northern Sydney suburb of North Ryde. The author worked with sources close to the investigation and trial, and family members, to uncover the many twists and turns of this case. Why would a son murder his wealthy and apparently happy family? ISBN: 0732279038. Our Book No: 29070. $30 AUD.

225. Lawson, Sylvia (1987). The Archibald Paradox: A Strange Case of Authorship. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 292 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. About a different kind of journalism. The story of young J. F. Archibald's adventurous progress towards his editorship of the Bulletin newsmagazine - the great print circus of 1880 - 1903 in Sydney. ISBN: 0140098488. Our Book No: 20383. $10 AUD.

226. Levin, Tanya (2007). People in Glass Houses: An Insider's Story of a Life In & Out of Hillsong. Melbourne: Black Inc. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal fading cover title, minor edgewear. Critical autobiography of her time with the charismatic Hillsong Christian Church in Sydney. ISBN: 9781863954143. Our Book No: 25455. $14 AUD.

227. Lindsay, Jane (1983). Portrait of Pa: Jane Lindsay's Memoirs of Her Father Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 190 pp. Paperback trade, stiffened card covers, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Memoirs of living at Springwood (Blue Mountains, outside Sydney) with her father, the great Australian artist and novelist. (Lindsay's father was born in Ireland.). ISBN: 020714821X. Our Book No: 16857. $17 AUD.

228. Lindsay, Jake; Hartin, Murray (1996). Showtime! (Photographs and Memories of the Royal Easter Show). Sydney, Rosebery: Portseat Pty Ltd. Unnum 128 pp. Paperback small folio, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear. This photoessay documents the people who ran, participated in, and attended Sydney's famous Royal Agricultural Show in 1996 at Moore Park. (The show later moved to the western suburbs.). ISBN: 0646295632. Our Book No: 15392. $20 AUD.

229. Lindsay, Norman (1970). My Mask: For What Little I Know of the Man Behind It: An Autobiography (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 245 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear & edge tears jacket. First edition. The autobiography of the controversial Australian novelist and artist. ISBN: 0207120498. Our Book No: 3679. $25 AUD.

230. Lindsay, Raymond; Arnold, John (editor) (1983). A Letter from Sydney, Being a Long Epistle from Ray Lindsay to his Brother Jack Relating Mainly to Their Lives in Sydney in the Nineteen-Twenties. Melbourne: Jester Press. 60 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good condition, tipped-in sepia (brown-coloured) photo frontispiece, autograph (publisher's written name), copy 1. (Out of series copy of a limited edition of 1000 copies.) This 13,500-word letter, written by Raymond Lindsay (second son of Norman and Katie Lindsay), was a reply to queries from Jack Lindsay at the time he was writing the second volume of his autobiography (The Roaring Twenties, 1962). Frontispiece photo is of Raymond Lindsay. Letterpress, bound into stiff overlapping covers with thin red card wraps. Introductory essay by John Arnold. This presentation copy is annotated: "For Stuart Sayers, with best wishes from the publisher, Robert Littlewood, 12.11.88, one year late !". (1 of 3 available copies.). ISBN: 095963858X. Our Book No: 13395. $25 AUD.

231. Lindsay, Raymond; Arnold, John (editor) (1983). A Letter from Sydney, Being a Long Epistle from Ray Lindsay to his Brother Jack Relating Mainly to Their Lives in Sydney in the Nineteen-Twenties. Melbourne: Jester Press. 60 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, tipped-in sepia (brown-coloured) photo frontispiece, autograph (publisher's written name), copy 2. (No 940 of a limited edition of 1000 copies.) This 13,500-word letter, written by Raymond Lindsay (second son of Norman and Katie Lindsay), was a reply to queries from Jack Lindsay at the time he was writing the second volume of his autobiography (The Roaring Twenties, 1962). Frontispiece photo is of Raymond Lindsay. Letterpress, bound into stiff overlapping covers with thin red card wraps. Introductory essay by John Arnold. Autograph of the publisher, Robert Littlewood. (1 of 3 available copies.). ISBN: 095963858X. Our Book No: 13395A. $25 AUD.

232. Lindsay, Raymond; Arnold, John (editor) (1983). A Letter from Sydney, Being a Long Epistle from Ray Lindsay to his Brother Jack Relating Mainly to Their Lives in Sydney in the Nineteen-Twenties. Melbourne: Jester Press. 60 pp. Hardback large quarto, very good condition, maroon cloth cover (gilt lettering, in matching slipcase), tipped-in sepia (brown-coloured) photo frontispiece, minimal fading spine, minimal foxing top edge, minor edgewear, autograph (editor's written name). (No 2 of a collectors hardback limited edition of 100 copies in slipcase.) This 13,500-word letter, written by Raymond Lindsay (second son of Norman and Katie Lindsay), was a reply to queries from Jack Lindsay at the time he was writing the second volume of his autobiography (The Roaring Twenties, 1962). Frontispiece photo is of Raymond Lindsay. Introductory essay by John Arnold. Printed on goatskin parchment, and case bound by Nick Doslov of Renaissance Bookbinding, Melbourne, in full buckram cloth with matching slipcase. ISBN: 095963858X. Our Book No: 16877. $100 AUD.

233. Livingstone, Stanley; Howe, Russell (preface) (1999). The School of Chemistry 1878 - 1999: A Contribution to the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the University of New South Wales 1949 - 1999 (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 40 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos, minor edgewear. This booklet tells a brief history of the School of Chemistry of The University of NSW. A few photos by Max Dupain are included. The rear cover has a montage of students and staff, past and present of the School. ISBN: 0733405576. Our Book No: 25807. $16 AUD.

234. Long, Graham (2013). Love Over Hate: Finding Life By the Wayside. [Melbourne]: Slattery Media Group. 239 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, one black & white photo, colour photos, minor edgewear corner tips. The author is the Pastor of The Wayside Chapel in Kings Cross, Sydney. Reverend Graham Long has seen and heard everything life has to give, both good and bad. This book is part-memoir, part philosophical journey, and it is a gift to humanity - a book about the joy of living. Includes the best of the Inner Circle newsletter. ISBN: 9780987500250. Our Book No: 29282. $30 AUD.

235. Low, John (1994). Pictorial Memories: Blue Mountains (2nd ed). Sydney: Atrand Pty Ltd. 135 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. ISBN: 0908272375. Our Book No: 13373. $15 AUD.

236. 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.

237. 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. $25 AUD.

238. 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.

239. Marr, David (1992). Barwick: The Classic Biography of a Man of Power (2nd ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 330 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, frontispiece, front cover corner tips little worn, spine lettering little faded, tiny scuff top edge rear cover, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Second edition (originally published, 1980). This book is the story of the life and works of a very powerful man. Sir Garfield Barwick was a lawyer, lay preacher, pioneer skier, fast car enthusiast and passionate conservationist. This edition includes a new introduction by the author. Winner of New South Wales Premier's Literary Award in 1981. ISBN: 1863732691. Our Book No: 28030. $20 AUD.

240. Martin, Reg; Temple, Richard (1989). The Vision and the Struggle: An Account of the Hunter's Hill Trust's First Twenty Years [Hunters Hill Trust's First 20 Years]. Sydney: Hunter's Hill Trust. 132 pp. Paperback wide, card cover, as new condition, black & white text-photos, maps. The story of this community organisation, established in 1968, subsequent to demolition of historic houses to make way for the Gladesville expressway that effectively cut Hunters Hill into two parts. The trust has actively lobbied against home unit development in this historic suburb in Sydney's inner west. ISBN: 0909593078. Our Book No: 12770. $25 AUD.

241. 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.

242. McAlary, Frank (1946). Up and Atom! University Students' Festival Song Book 1946. Sydney: Students Representative Council (SRC), University of Sydney. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet (stapled rusted, pages loose), fair condition but complete, pages toned & foxed, edge tears. The first University songbook since 1940. The atomic age is reflected inside in one humorous piece on pre-atomic culture, otherwise it's the usual pre-occupations of university students: sex and ridiculing the faculty. A reading copy of a scarce pamphlet: only one copy is listed in the Trove catalogue. Our Book No: 16219. $30 AUD.

243. McAuley, Steve (1999). Syd's Platypus Book. Sydney: Scholastic. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, single-colour drawings, minor edgewear, old price marks. Children's picture book about the platypus, by Syd the platypus, a mascot of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. ISBN: 1865042188. Our Book No: 7139. $13 AUD.

244. 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.

245. McGregor, Fiona (2011). Indelible Ink (Reissue or new ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 452 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, top corner front cover creased, few light creases covers, minor edgewear. This Australian novel is about a family and a changing society. The author uses her incisive wit and keen eye to look at the way we live now. Marie King is 59, recently divorced, and has lived a rather conventional life on Sydney's North Shore. Her grown children have moved out, the family home is to be sold, and with it her beloved garden. Marie's life takes a very unconventional turn when she meets a tattoo artist named Rhys. ISBN: 9781921844201. Our Book No: 28324. $14 AUD.

246. Mcguigan, Chris (editor) (1992). New Tracks - Old Land: Contemporary Prints from Aboriginal Australia (1st ed). Sydney, Surry Hills: Aboriginal Arts Management Association (AAMA). 76 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour reproductions, small stain bottom corner last two pages & rear cover, light stain top corner rear cover, minor edgewear corners. This book is a brief overview of Aboriginal printmaking, and covers the history of limited-edition printing. The exhibition brings together a large amount of work produced by Aboriginal printmakers. The exhibition has been jointly organised by the Aboriginal Arts Management Association, Sydney, and Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. ISBN: 0646123246. Our Book No: 28224. $20 AUD.

247. 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.

248. 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.

249. 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.

250. Mendelssohn, Joanna (1996). Letters & Liars: Norman Lindsay and the Lindsay Family. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 288 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The Lindsay family of artists and writers, particularly artist & cartoonist Norman Lindsay, dominated Australian cultural life for much of the 20th century. Their lives have been mythologised as authentic Australian artistic heroes. However, based on family letters, unravels a very different story: an intriguing tale of personalities, lies, deceptions and some surprising revelations. ISBN: 0207182728. Our Book No: 26139. $20 AUD.

251. Menzies, Jacqueline (editor) (1987). Munakata Shiko 1903 - 1975: The Woodcut Genius of Japan (1st ed). Sydney: Trustees Art Gallery of New South Wales. 58 + Unnum pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, light foxing spine, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark front cover. This exhibition catalogue has been published to accompany the exhibition of the work of the 20th-century Japanese woodblock print artist, Munakata Shiko, held on 16th December 1987 - 14th February 1988, under the joint sponsorship of the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Japan Foundation. ISBN: 0730546063. Our Book No: 26397. $12 AUD.

252. 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.

253. 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.

254. 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.

255. Michael, Linda (editor); Mundine, Djon; Munro, Keith; Macgregor, Elizabeth Ann (foreword) (2008). They Are Meditating: Bark Paintings From the MCA's Arnott's Collection. Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). 271 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, maps, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.7 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition: "They are Meditating: Bark Paintings from the MCA's Arnott's Collection", Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2008. Assembled by Californian businessman and graphic designer, Jerome Gould, from the 1960s to the early 1980s, it was gifted to the Museum by Arnott's Biscuits Ltd in 1993 - coinciding with the Year of the World's Indigenous People. The collection features works from important artists and represents the creative hubs in and around Groote Eylandt, Yirrkala, Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island), Milingimbi, Ramingining, Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Wadeye (Port Keats), and the Tiwi Islands over time. The bark painting of Aboriginal artists in Arnhem Land, Port Keats and the Tiwi Islands is the product of a unique legacy of many thousands of years length. Michael, Linda (catalogue editor). Mundine, Djon (guest curator). Munro, Keith (curator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs). ISBN: 9781921034237. Our Book No: 27736. $50 AUD.

256. Millar, D. D. (editor) (1997). The Messel Era: The Story of the School of Physics and its Science Foundation within The University of Sydney 1952 - 1987. Sydney, Rushcutters Bay: Pergamon Press. 157 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book was commissioned by the Science Foundation for Physics to mark the occasion of Professor Harry Messel's retirement at the end of 1987. ISBN: 0080344313. Our Book No: 25715. $14 AUD.

257. Miller, John (2004). Reminiscences of a Fun'gi: The Story of a Community that Mushroomed (1st stated ed) [Fungi]. Windsor, NSW: John Miller / Hawkesbury City Council. 257 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, slight creasing spine, bottom corner front cover creased, few marks bottom corners last few pages, minor edgewear. About the old and new migrant Australian men, women and their children who created a new farming industry with their bare hands in the Hawkesbury Valley and Hills District of New South Wales. Ernest Roy Sanders was the "Pioneer Founder of the Mushroom Industry" when in 1936 he established the first mushroom farm in the area at Oakville. On 26th January, 2004, Hawkesbury City Council, posthumously awarded Roy Sanders, who died in 1986, the Australia Day Commemorative Plaque for establishing an economically and environmentally sustainable agricultural crop to the benefit of the district. Describes the history, development and importance of the mushroom industry in the Hawkesbury from his perspective as a farmer in the Hawkesbury since 1955. This book will be of interest to anyone wanting to understand the future of agriculture in northwestern Sydney. ISBN: 0646434306. Our Book No: 29319. $80 AUD.

258. Molomby, Tom (1986). Spies Bombs and the Path of Bliss (Ananda Marga and the Hilton Bombing). Sydney: Potoroo Press. 424 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, black & white drawings, old price marks, owner's written name & date. In 1979, three members of the Ananda Marga were convicted of conspiracy to murder, some months after the bombing the Sydney Hilton Hotel. A case study in a serious miscarriage of justice, including police verbals, and the evidence of an unreliable witness. ISBN: 0949764035. Our Book No: 12216. $15 AUD.

259. Monks, Peter Rolfe; Radford, Neil A. (preface) & Sinclair, K. V. (foreword) (1995). Patrons and Devotions: The University of Sydney's Hours of Anne la Routye. Sydney: University of Sydney Library / Friends of the Library. 91 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), red leatherette cover (gilt lettering), colour frontispiece, full-page black & white drawings, endpapers & reverse side jacket foxed, minor edgewear. A facsimile of a special French Catholic medieval illuminated manuscript, once owned by religious sister Anne de la Routye (born about 1490), plus an introduction and commentary by scholar Peter Rolfe Monks. The manuscript was purchased by the Fisher Library, University of Sydney, in 1972. This book celebrates one of the great treasures of the library. ISBN: 0867588950. Our Book No: 16695. $25 AUD.

260. 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.

261. Moore, Andrew (2011). Mr Big of Bankstown: The Scandalous Fitzpatrick and Browne Affair. Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 251 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, full-page black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Corruption, violence and bribery, mixed with a healthy dose of larrikin charm, this book has it all. In 1955, Raymond Fitzpatrick, a rough-hewn, ill-educated Sydney businessman (Mr Big of Bankstown), and a journalist, Frank Browne, joined forces to teach a troublesome MP, Charles Morgan, a lesson: they alleged he was involved in an immigration racket. However, it was Fitzpatrick and Browne who learned the lesson when Morgan raised the matter in the NSW Parliament. ISBN: 9781742582788. Our Book No: 15360. $27 AUD.

262. 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.

263. Morri, Mark (2016). Remembering Anita Cobby: The Case, the Husband, the Aftermath - 30 Years On (1st ed). Sydney: Ebury / Random House. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. The story of the short, good life and brutal death of Anita Cobby in Sydney. This is the story told to the author by John, the husband of Anita, who opens up, recounting how he and Anita fell in love, travelled the world, and even now he believes they are soulmates. The author weaves in chilling material from the autopsy police files, and interviews with the detectives who hunted down the killers. ISBN: 9781925324150. Our Book No: 29349. $18 AUD.

264. 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.

265. Morrow, Virginia (1998). Sidney Nolan: Ned Kelly and Beyond (1st ed). Sydney, Paddington: Savill Galleries. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour paintings, bottom corner last page & rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. This catalogue, compiled by Virginia Morrow, was published for an exhibition that opened on Wednesday, 18 March 1998, and closed Thursday, 9 April 1998, at the Savill Galleries in Paddington, Sydney. Looseleaf printed price list included. Our Book No: 26088. $20 AUD.

266. Mosley, Geoff (1989). Blue Mountains for World Heritage. Sydney: Colong Foundation for Wilderness. 135 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), minor edgewear. Describes the Blue Mountains conservation area (national park) to the west of Sydney as a suitable candidate for World heritage listing. ISBN: 0959934731. Our Book No: 11936. $10 AUD.

267. Moss, Bill (2011). Still Walking: The Story of a Banker with Muscular Dystrophy (1st ed). [Sydney]: Still Walking Pty Ltd. 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The inspiring, moving and sometimes blunt story of how a senior and all-powerful Macquarie Bank executive, Sydney, struggled for years through physical discomfort, pain and the many barriers put in the way of people with physical disabilities, not just to rise to the international heights of a difficult profession but to gradually come to terms with his muscular dystrophy (FSHD). He is a committed philanthropist, passionate campaigner for disability rights, and the founder of a global medical and scientific research foundation bringing hope to FSHD and other dystrophy sufferers around the world. ISBN: 9780646566016. Our Book No: 28048. $26 AUD.

268. 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. $15 AUD.

269. Moyes, Gordon (2005). Leaving a Legacy: The Autobiography of Gordon Moyes. Sydney: Ark House Press. 372 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). Rev. Dr. Gordon Moyes served as Superintendent of the Wesley Mission for 27 years, and has been awarded Australia's highest honours for his service to the community. He writes about his very rewarding life and many achievements. ISBN: 0975204491. Our Book No: 25357. $15 AUD.

270. Mundy, Jane; Bayley, Paul (photos) (1990). Sydney Wildflower Bushwalks. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 94 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, few maps, minimal edgewear. This book is for bushwalkers and lovers of Australian native plants. There are 144 alphabetically arranged colour plates, and a key to the walks where each plant illustrated can be found. ISBN: 0864173350. Our Book No: 24776. $15 AUD.

271. Murphy, John; Norris, Kathryn; Burn, Margy (editor) (1985). The Most Useful Art: Architecture in Australia 1788 - 1985 (1st ed). Sydney: Library Council of New South wales. 52 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, few colour drawings, minor edgewear, staples rusted, tiny scuff base spine. This booklet is the catalogue of an exhibition held in the Mitchell Gallery, State Library of New South Wales, 6 August 1985 to 2 March 1986. ISBN: 0908449208. Our Book No: 26744. $15 AUD.

272. 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.

273. 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.

274. 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.

275. 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.

276. 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.

277. 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.

278. Nicholls, Brian (2001). A Saucepan in the Sky (1st ed). Sydney, Alexandria: Hale & Iremonger. 183 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing edge rear flap), pages lightly toned. A spellbinding memoir about a 1940s childhood in a working-class suburb in Sydney's inner west. The author portrays a rich, world full of laughter and tears. ISBN: 0868067024. Our Book No: 24044. $18 AUD.

279. 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.

280. Nicholls, Gary; Hutchinson, Robert; Ostling, Geoffrey; Braye, Donna (2005). Marrickville Potteries: Fowlers, Diana & Studio Anna. Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society. 40 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, card cover, as new condition. Local history essays on three historic potteries in Sydney's inner west: Fowler Potteries in Glebe, Marrickville and Wetherill Park (1841 - 1982); Diana Pottery at Marrickville (1947 - 1978) and Karel Jungvirt's Studio Anna Pottery (1954 - 1980s). ISBN: 0958077312. Our Book No: 15542. $30 AUD.

281. Nicholls, Gary; Hutchinson, Robert; Ostling, Geoffrey; Braye, Donna (2005). Marrickville Potteries: Fowlers, Diana & Studio Anna. Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society. 40 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, card cover, as new condition, copy 2. Local history essays on three historic potteries in Sydney's inner west: Fowler Potteries in Glebe, Marrickville and Wetherill Park (1841 - 1982); Diana Pottery at Marrickville (1947 - 1978) and Karel Jungvirt's Studio Anna Pottery (1954 - 1980s). ISBN: 0958077312. Our Book No: 15542A. $30 AUD.

282. Niland, D'Arcy (1959). The Big Smoke (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 224 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, small edge tears, tiny edge piece missing), owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Ranging in time from early 1900s to 1920s, this novel has as it dominating figure a big city, working class Sydney. Dramatic in conception, this novel presents an interwoven cross-section of individuals who touch and influence one another's destinies for better or worse. Written with warmth and humor and a fine dramatic sense, weaves into fascinating pattern the lives of priests, prostitutes, the media and prize fighters. Our Book No: 22040. $12 AUD.

283. 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.

284. 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.

285. Nowra, Louis (2010). Cosi (Recent reprint ed). Sydney: Currency Press. 89 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A bestselling humorous play about theatre, madness, illusion, sanity and life. Set in a mental institution in 1970, Cosi is the second semi-autobiographical play from Louis Nowra in recent years. In "Summer of the Aliens", Lewis and Dulcie come of age at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and in this play Lewis makes further progress as the operatic production moves forward and the anti-Vietnam protests take place in the Sydney streets outside. ISBN: 9780868194035. Our Book No: 15686. $16 AUD.

286. Nowra, Louis (2013). Kings Cross: A Biography. Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 500 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, light crease near spine front cover, minor edgewear. The author traverses the history and the future of his beloved neighbourhood, Kings Cross, an inner eastern suburb of Sydney. He also writes about the story of a different cross, one that for 50 years was the vanguard of modern architecture, design, fashion, music, sexual diversity, freedom for women, and a place refugees called home. Written by the celebrated playwright, author and screenwriter who has been a long-time resident of Kings Cross. ISBN: 9781742233260. Our Book No: 28732. $30 AUD.

287. Nunn, Judy (2012). Beneath the Southern Cross (Reprint ed). Sydney: William Heinemann. 520 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. Australian novel set in Sydney starting with the Kendall dynasty in 1788. It is as much a story of a city as it is a family chronicle. ISBN: 9781742758107. Our Book No: 26913. $18 AUD.

288. Nursery Pty Ltd, Camellia Grove (1998). Camellia Grove Camellias & Azaleas Catalogue (30th ed). Sydney: Camellia Grove Nursery Pty Ltd. 31 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, small black & white identification symbols, minor edgewear, minor biro annotation rear cover. A catalogue published by the Camellia Grove Nursery in St Ives, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. Our Book No: 22956. $10 AUD.

289. O'Brien, Chris (2008). Never Say Die. Sydney: HarperCollins. 306 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour & black & white photos centre spread. The life story of the prominent Sydney cancer surgeon, who appeared in the reality TV program RPA (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital). He has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour, and opts for radical surgery with his friend Dr Charlie Teo. He wrote this book when in remission. ISBN: 9780732288099. Our Book No: 13404. $15 AUD.

290. O'Brien, John (1952). On Darlinghurst Hill (1st ed). Sydney: Ure Smith Pty Ltd. 96 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), red cloth boards (gilt title spine), black & white photos (including title page), pages lightly toned, book edges lightly foxed, reverse side jacket little toned (minor loss top edge, closed tears, spine little faded, chipped), minor edgewear. First edition. This charming little book has been written by the author for Monsignor Wallace. May 30, 1952, the parish of The Sacred Heart, Darlinghurst celebrates the 100th anniversary of the First Mass within the completed walls of its own Parish Church. The photos and well-researched history of Darlinghurst make this an ideal addition to any history book collection. Written by the author of "Around The Boree Log". Our Book No: 28928. $18 AUD.

291. O'Brien, Siobhan (2004). A Life by Design: The Art and Lives of Florence Broadhurst. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 246 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Biography of the eccentric and outspoken Australian artist, famous for her distinctive wallpaper designs. She was brutally murdered in Sydney in 1997. ISBN: 1741143985. Our Book No: 12949. $15 AUD.

292. 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.

293. 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.

294. Odgers, Sally; Reece, James (1999). Syd and the Bad Example (Reprint ed). Sydney: Scholastic. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, as new condition, colour drawings. Children's story based on the mascots of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games: Syd (a platypus), Millie (echidna) and Olly (kookaburra). Syd is so keen to help the athletes that he overdoes his training. It is up to Millie and Olly to show him a better way to do things. ISBN: 1865040754. Our Book No: 7735. $10 AUD.

295. Odgers, Sally; Reece, James (2000). Olly and the Long Way Home. Sydney: Scholastic. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour drawings, rear cover little creased, old price marks. Children's story based on the mascots of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games: Syd (a platypus), Millie (echidna) and Olly (kookaburra). ISBN: 1865040835. Our Book No: 3148. $13 AUD.

296. Odgers, Sally; Reece, James (2000). Millie and the Horses. Sydney: Scholastic. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour drawings. Children's story based on the mascots of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games: Syd (a platypus), Millie (echidna) and Olly (kookaburra). There is a problem in the stables of the Australian equestrian team. The horses are not happy and not performing. So Millie is called in to sort things out. ISBN: 1865040797. Our Book No: 11905. $12 AUD.

297. 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.

298. 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.

299. 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.

300. Orchestra, Sydney Symphony (1946). The Australian Broadcasting Commission Presents the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 18 pp. Paperback small octavo, card covers, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), very good condition, black & white drawings, few text-photos & adverts. the programme guide for a concert on Saturday, 7th December, 1946. The Australian Broadcasting Commission, in conjunction with the NSW Government and the Municipal Council of Sydney, presents the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Town Hall, Sydney. Guest conductor: Joseph Post. Soloist: Eunice Gardiner. Includes old adverts from the 1940s. Our Book No: 21663. $15 AUD.

301. Osborn, Rick; Quinlivan, Julie (2000). Milli the Magpie (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Envirobook. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, creasing front cover, minor creasing few pages, edgewear. Children of all ages will love Milli the loveable magpie, who lives in a large red gum tree overlooking Sydney Harbour. Milli's adventures take her and her friends to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the Olympic stadium. The bright colourful pictures are delightful. ISBN: 0858811812. Our Book No: 20757. $13 AUD.

302. Osborn, Rick; Quinlivan, Julie (2000). Milli the Magpie (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Envirobook. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear, copy 2. Children of all ages will love Milli the loveable magpie, who lives in a large red gum tree overlooking Sydney Harbour. Milli's adventures take her and her friends to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the Olympic stadium. The bright colourful pictures are delightful. ISBN: 0858811812. Our Book No: 20757A. $14 AUD.

303. 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.

304. Park, Ruth (1953). A Power of Roses (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 217 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), minor wear bottom edge, pages & edges toned, toning reverse side jacket particularly spine (minor edgewear, small edge tears). First edition. Roses were rarely seen at the old Jerusalem Hotel. A simple novel of the Sydney slums (Dawes Point, under the shadow of the Sydney Harbour Bridge), teeming with good feeling and derelict humanity. By Irish-Australian writer. Our Book No: 20035A. $13 AUD.

305. Park, Ruth; Bell, Edwina (illustrator) (1976). Merchant Campbell (1st ed) [Australians in History Series]. Sydney: Collins. 64 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. This children's picture book tells the story of Robert Campbell who opened a branch of his family's trading company in Sydney at the beginning of the 19th century By Irish-Australian writer. ISBN: 0001950290. Our Book No: 25842. $16 AUD.

306. 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.

307. Passmore, John (1997). Memoirs of a Semi-Detached Australian (1st ed). Melbourne, Carlton South: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 274 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), maps, black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side, minor marks rear cover). In this autobiography, the author takes an unsentimental journey from his childhood in Manly to the hot-house environment of the University of Sydney, and on to the realities of his imagined Europe. He mounts a passionate defence of the life of the mind, displaying the intellectual energy and insight that has made him a philosopher of international stature. ISBN: 0522847668. Our Book No: 27690. $20 AUD.

308. Paton, Neil (1987). Sydney Bushwalks: A Heritage Field Guide (Reprint ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 192 pp. Paperback, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, bottom corner front cover scuffed, faint foxing edges & inside covers & front flyleaf, minor edgewear. This is the first comprehensive field guide to the tracks in the major bushland areas of the Sydney region. Lane Cover River, Davidson Park, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, Royal National Park, Heathcote National Park and the Benowie Track along Berowra Creek are covered. A section on the basics of bushwalking and camping is included. ISBN: 0864171072. Our Book No: 28008. $10 AUD.

309. 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.

310. 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.

311. Peart, John; Porter, Renee; Havilah, Lisa (project director) & Viravong, Sumana (editor) (2004). John Peart Paintings 1964 - 2004: A Campbelltown Arts Centre Travelling Exhibition. Sydney, Campbelltown: Campbelltown Arts Centre. 76 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, colour paintings (some full-page & fold-out), illustrated inside covers, corners covers little rubbed & worn, minor edgewear. Published in support of the John Peart Travelling Exhibition which toured during 2004-2006. After four decades John Peart is still a major figure in Australian painting. This exhibition catalogue displays his art works from across Australia, and shows his artistic talent and his important place in contemporary Australian painting. ISBN: 1875199381. Our Book No: 27753. $35 AUD.

312. Pennington, Richard; Wilkes, G. A. Professor (foreword) (1970). Christopher Brennan: Some Recollections. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 54 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (lightly rubbed, tiny scuff front cover). This book is a rare and moving picture of the Irish-Australian poet in his fallen majesty. Hitherto unpublished letters to and from Brennan, and to and from the Brennan Committee, are included. The jacket is from an etching by Lionel Lindsay. ISBN: 0207953228. Our Book No: 26784. $15 AUD.

313. Perry, William J. (editor) (1982). The Municipality of Kogarah 1982 Year Book. Sydney, Kogarah: Municipality of Kogarah. 72 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, adverts, minor edgewear. A yearbook for this southern suburb and municipality in the city of Sydney, New South Wales. About half the pages are adverts for local business. Our Book No: 12999. $25 AUD.

314. 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.

315. 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 (cloth strip along spine), very good plus condition, typewritten text, figures, plates at rear. A dig by archeology students in Rozelle, a Sydney Inner West suburb, including description of the historic artifacts uncovered, mainly glass, pottery, bone and metal. ISBN: 094926900X. Our Book No: 12870. $25 AUD.

316. 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.

317. 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.

318. 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.

319. 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.

320. 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 (1st ed). Springwood, NSW: Butterfly Books. 295 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, fold-out chart, house plan, 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. $12 AUD.

321. 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.

322. Preston, Margaret; Edwards, Deborah; Peel, Rose & Mimmocchi, Denise (with) (2005). Margaret Preston (1st ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales. 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 (2.10 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 et al. ISBN: 0734763735. Our Book No: 16089A. $240 AUD.

323. Priest, Tim; Basham, Richard (2003). To Protect and Serve: The Untold Truth About the New South Wales Police Service. Sydney: New Holland. 288 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Detective-Sergeant Tim Priest, after years struggling to fight serious crime and drug trafficking in the Cabramatta region of western Sydney, became disillusioned with the management of the New South Police Force - the politics, bureaucratic bungling, chronic lack of resources, and crazy decision-making. His hard-hitting story, written jointly with Richard Basham, an urban anthropologist at the University of Sydney, and who has studied Asian crime gangs. ISBN: 1741100402. Our Book No: 3925. $20 AUD.

324. Primary School, Heathcote (1977). Heathcote Primary School: Selected Recipes. Warrnambool, VIC: PAP Book Company. 108 pp. Paperback oblong trade, good condition, stapled, edgewear. (Estimated date, 1977, similar books, Trove catalogue.) A book of recipes sold on behalf of this primary school in Sydney. The publisher offers a standard book, which can be printed with the name of a community organization. The book is sold for fundraising, and 60% of the profits are remitted to the publisher. Our Book No: 3753. $15 AUD.

325. Public School, Annandale North (2005). Cooking with Class. Sydney: Annandale North Public School. 90 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, copy 2. Estimated date: 2005. A collection of delicious recipes provided by students of this public school in the inner western suburbs of Sydney. Our Book No: 9804A. $15 AUD.

326. 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.

327. Purcell, Leigh (1982). 50th Anniversary: Sydney Harbour Bridge 1932 - 1982 [ENVELOPE & PHOTOS]. 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.

328. 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.

329. 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.

330. 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.

331. Riemer, Andrew (1998). Sandstone Gothic: Confessions of an Accidental Academic. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 225 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, pages lightly toned, plastic coating little lifted front cover bottom edge, cover corners little creased, edges minimally foxed, minor edgewear. Enlightening autobiography of an academic (English Department, University of Sydney). ISBN: 1864486260. Our Book No: 8391. $10 AUD.

332. 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.

333. 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.

334. 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.

335. Rubinstein, Matt (2007). A Little Rain On Thursday (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 298 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few tiny dents spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A thriller, and a bittersweet love story set in Sydney. Jack finds a fragile manuscript in the crypt of an old church, and becomes fascinated by the language which he has never seen. ISBN: 9781921145728. Our Book No: 28613. $12 AUD.

336. 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.

337. 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. $25 AUD.

338. Ryan, Colleen (2013). Fairfax: The Rise and Fall (1st ed). Melbourne: Miegunyah / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 304 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. The Sydney Morning Herald journalist provides the definitive account of the fate of Fairfax. It is the story of greedy media moguls, angry and ambitious politicians, foolhardy heirs and heiresses, zealous journalists, muddling management and the rise of digital media (which Fairfax completely missed). The once-mighty Fairfax has been a victim of them all. ISBN: 9780522862454. Our Book No: 16481. $20 AUD.

339. Salisbury, Barbara (1990). The Strand Arcade: A History. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 111 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, colour frontispiece, endpaper map, minimal foxing first page, spine jacket minimally faded, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). The Strand Arcade was the fifth and last of Sydney's 19th-century shopping arcades, and the only one to survive Sydney's extensive building developments. This book documents the international history of shopping arcades and the people who designed it, built it, maintained it, and revived it to its former glory. ISBN: 0868064106. Our Book No: 3769. $20 AUD.

340. 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.

341. 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.

342. Saunders, David; Burke, Catherine (1976). Ancher, Mortlock, Murray, Woolley: Sydney Architects 1946 - 1976. Sydney: Power Institute of Fine Arts, University of Sydney. 60 pp. Paperback wide thin octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos. A booklet about one of the leading architectural practices in Sydney. Provides an account of how the firm grew and which buildings it has been responsible for. Offers remarks about the significance to architecture of these buildings, and in some cases critical commentary. Our Book No: 25089. $20 AUD.

343. 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.

344. School, All Hallows (2003). All Hallows Cookery Book: All Hallows Five Dock. Sydney, Five Dock: All Hallows School. 105 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine ends slightly scuffed. A small cookbook put together by the families from the (Catholic primary) All Hallows School at Five Dock, Sydney, New South wales. (Estimated date.). Our Book No: 24897. $15 AUD.

345. 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.

346. 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.

347. Sheppard, Julia (1991). Someone Else's Daughter: The Life and Death of Anita Cobby (Reprint ed). Sydney: Ironbark Press. 216 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages toned as usual, edges little foxed, front cover little scratched, minor edgewear. The story of the short, good life and brutal murder of Anita Cobby in Sydney. Also the story of her loving parents Grace and Garry who conducted themselves with unfailing bravery and dignity throughout their terrible ordeal. ISBN: 1875471022. Our Book No: 21253. $15 AUD.

348. Short, Wilsie (1994). Benjamin Short 1833 - 1912: A Migrant with a Mission: Grandfather's Story. Sydney, Kensington: AMP Society / University of New South Wales Press. 138 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, endpaper sketch. Biography of the AMP insurance agent and evangelist who set up the Sydney City Mission and supported the YMCA. Written by his grand-daughter. ISBN: 0868401021. Our Book No: 18973. $15 AUD.

349. Show, Royal Easter (1997). Show Guide: Sydney Royal Easter Show 21 March to 5 April 1997. Sydney: Roughedge / Royal Agricultural Society of NSW. 78 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled (rusted), very good condition, colour text-photos, adverts, tear-out tickets, front cover creased, minor foxing & edgewear. Our Book No: 15598. $30 AUD.

350. 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.

351. 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.

352. 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.

353. 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.

354. Smith, Ben (2008). No Time for the Smiths (1st ed). Port Adelaide, SA: Ginninderra Press. 211 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, slight bump top spine, light crease rear cover near top spine & some pages. This book is a true account, constructed from journals, of the first year of a marriage fifty years ago. In 1959, the city of Sydney was a kinder, slower place without all the modern time-and-labour saving devices that we have now. ISBN: 9781740275279. Our Book No: 27002. $15 AUD.

355. 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.

356. Smith, Jan (2016). Confessions of a Homegrown Alien: An Australian Memoir. Sydney: Svengali Press / ETT Imprint. 226 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine minimally rubbed, minor edgewear corners. Memoirs of the life of an Australian journalist. Jan worked as a cadet journalist on The Courier Mail (Brisbane), then moved to Sydney to join Woman's Day, where she had to resign after three years because she married a staff member. She then survived by freelancing for The Bulletin and Pol magazine. Then spent a year on Forum UK, the sex magazine, and Australian Business. In this uplifting book, Jan writes about her life and the people she has meet along the way. ISBN: 9780994276575. Our Book No: 29256. $15 AUD.

357. Smith, Judy; Smith, Peter (1990). Fauna of the Blue Mountains. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 95 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, faint foxing inside covers & flyleaves, minor edgewear. The authors list all mammals, birds, reptiles and frogs reliably reported from the region over the last 200 years and provide details of their local distribution and habitat, relative abundance, and something of their habits and life histories. ISBN: 0864173211. Our Book No: 23384. $16 AUD.

358. 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.

359. 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.

360. Spooner, John; Robinson, Donald (foreword) (2002). The Archbishops of Railway Square: A History of Christ Church, St. Laurence, Sydney. Sydney, Rushcutters Bay: Halstead Press. 222 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos (some full-page), frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket, bottom corner front cover bumped. This well researched book is about the religious history of the parish of Christ Church, St. Laurence, a capital city and a large country. The author covers evolutions, social change, wars, depressions and ideological development. There are fascinating old photos which also help to tell the history of inner Sydney, its people and urban upheavals, fires and diseases, and tenacious faith. Donald Robinson was Archbishop of Sydney, 1982 - 1993. ISBN: 1875684557. Our Book No: 29037. $35 AUD.

361. 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.

362. Stephen, Ann (editor) (1993). Pirating the Pacific: Images of Trade, Travel & Tourism. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing. 77 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, illustrated endpapers, black & white photos, few colour photos, light mark top edge, minor edgewear. Essays by Ann Stephen, Ross Gibson and Nicholas Thomas which explore trade and tourism in the Pacific islands. Published to coincide with the exhibition "South Pacific Stories" at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, September 1993 - October 1994. ISBN: 1863170421. Our Book No: 28240. $20 AUD.

363. 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.

364. Stephenson, Ron (2005). One Door Too Many: The Police Shooting of David Gundy. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: New Holland. 239 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, remainder stripe. The author served 40 years in the NSW police force, and was awarded the Australian Police Medal for distinguished service. He tells the true story of the police shooting of David Gundy and the shooting of a young police officer, Allan McQueen. As NSW Police Commander in charge of Operation Haig, he tells the true story of the two shootings, the investigations into them, and the Royal Commission that followed the tragic deaths. ISBN: 1741102936. Our Book No: 23308. $12 AUD.

365. Stevens, Joyce (1995). Healing Women: A History of Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre (1st ed). Sydney: First Ten Years History Project. 135 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, corners little worn, tiny mark fore-edge, autograph (author's written name). The author interviewed 34 current or past staff members, plus two managers, to write this important book on the history of this women's health centre in an inner western suburb of Sydney. ISBN: 0646259776. Our Book No: 24551. $22 AUD.

366. Stevens, Stan (1976). The Hawkesbury Scene. Windsor, NSW: Hawkesbury Press Pty Ltd. 98 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minor creasing & scratches & foxing covers, light foxing title page & inside covers, spine creased (edge little rubbed), minor edgewear. The many photos of this unique area show some aspects of contemporary Hawkesbury life, and the important links with the past which make this a rich historical area. A wonderful way to learn about this fascinating part of New South Wales, just northwest of Sydney. Our Book No: 29337. $15 AUD.

367. Stodart, Eleanor (2000). The Story of Archie the Whale and How He Missed the Olympics (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Envirobook. 48 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings. Australian children's picture book about humpback whales, in the same year as the Olympic Games were held in Sydney. This great story would be suitable for 8 years and older. ISBN: 0858811766. Our Book No: 20607. $10 AUD.

368. Stone, Jean (1988). The Passionate Bibliophile: The Story of Walter Stone, Australian Bookman Extraordinaire. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 380 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (spine lightly faded, few faint scratches rear cover), base spine lightly rubbed. This wonderful biography is about a passionate Australian book collector, editor, printer and publisher (Wentworth Books, Sydney). In this special biography of her late husband, Jean Stone conjures up vividly his life and times. ISBN: 0207153949. Our Book No: 23951. $20 AUD.

369. 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.

370. Stone, Louis (2001). Jonah [Australian Experience Series]. Stepney, SA: Axiom Publishing. 190 pp. Paperback small octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, slight bump top spine, minor edgewear. Novel about the larrikin gangs of the early 1900s in inner Sydney (Redfern, Waterloo). Jonah is the tough larrikin who rises to success in big business. ISBN: 1864760710. Our Book No: 20698. $12 AUD.

371. Strange, Carolyn; Bashford, Alison (2008). Griffith Taylor: Visionary, Environmentalist, Explorer (1st ed). Canberra: National Library of Australia. 283 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, frontispiece, few single-colour illustrations, minor edgewear, minor scuffing front cover (sticker removal). Heavy. A biography of one of Australia's great academic geographers (University of Sydney). Thomas Griffith Taylor (1880 - 1963) was a geographer, anthropologist and world explorer. It explores what drove this 'long, lean, lanky' man to such extremes: geographically, intellectually and politically. His travels took him from Captain Scott's final expedition in Antarctica to every continent on earth. In a life that stretched from the Boer War to the Cold War, he sought to enlighten the public on the human relation to the environment. As a geographer whose work crossed into anthropology, he courted controversy and craved recognition. Today's preoccupations with climate change, the ascendancy of Asian nations, and the renewed threat of nuclear war, were all addressed by Taylor generations earlier. ISBN: 9780642276681. Our Book No: 26675. $36 AUD.

372. Strong, David (1997). The College by the Harbour: The History of St Aloysius' College, Milsons Point, New South Wales. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 272 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), few small bumps, tiny scuff four contents pages, few light marks title page (from colour frontispiece opposite). Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested for destinations outside Australia. A history of St Aloysius' College from 1879. Written thematically, the history takes into account the influence of society, the identity of the Catholic Church, and the emerging identity of the Australian Jesuit. The College opened in Woolloomooloo, Sydney, in 1879, moved shortly after in 1883 to Surry Hills, and shifted to its present site at Milsons Point in 1903. The author tells the story of the Jesuits' inspiration and vision, the support from the boys families, the increasing participation of lay teachers, and the boys enthusiasm for the school. ISBN: 0868066206. Our Book No: 28643. $30 AUD.

373. 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.

374. Swain, Peter L. (1978). Charles John Prescott: Headmaster and Educationalist in New South Wales. Sydney: Newington College. 91 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, olive green card covers, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, spine & rear cover little faded, faint foxing edges, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). (No 128 of a limited edition of 500 copies printed for Newington College.) This is the story of C. J. Prescott who spent 46 years as a headmaster. He led two schools with success: he was president and founding headmaster of the Ladies College (now MLC School) at Burwood for 14 years, and then President and Headmaster of Newington College for a record 32 years. ISBN: 95965240X. Our Book No: 28249. $30 AUD.

375. 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.

376. 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.

377. Symond, John (2003). Aussie John (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 197 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This is the story of his happy childhood in Brisbane and Sydney's west, and his financial failure after the 1987 crash, to his emergence as one of Australia's most inspiring business men (Aussie Home Loans). ISBN: 0143000705. Our Book No: 24346. $15 AUD.

378. 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.

379. 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.

380. Tennant, Kylie (1968). Foveaux (Reissue ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 425 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), owner's written name & date on front pastedown, tiny spot last page, tiny mark top edge front flyleaf, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, spine lightly faded, light wear fore-edge). Foveaux is a fictional (but all too real) near-city suburb of Sydney. This is Tennant's rich novel about it (originally published in 1939). Our Book No: 22033. $15 AUD.

381. Tennant, Kylie (1981). Tell Morning This (Reprint ed) [Sirius Quality Paperbacks]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 446 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, light foxing edges, bottom edge lightly marked, spine lightly faded, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is a novel about Sydney, from the slums of Woolloomooloo to the heights of Bellevue Hill, during World War 2 (WW2). The book is both humorous and compassionate. It is the story of the young girls who become prostitutes, the jails that brutalise their inmates, and the rich whose corruption goes unchecked. ISBN: 0207142300. Our Book No: 26100. $15 AUD.

382. 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.

383. Thomas, Martin (2001). A Multicultural Landscape: National Parks and the Macedonian Experience [Studies in the Cultural Construction of Open Space Series]. Sydney, Hurstville: NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. 111 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. A fascinating report about how ethnic background may affect attitudes towards national parks. Based on a field study of a large group of Macedonian migrants who gather each Christmas for a picnic at the Royal National Park, south of Sydney, plus two later focus group interviews of elderly and young Macedonian. ISBN: 1864031867. Our Book No: 13330. $28 AUD.

384. Thompson, Valerie (1981). The Mountain Between. Sydney: Collins. 120 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket. First edition. The final volume in the author's Australian historical trilogy, that started with "Rough Road South" and continued with "Gold on the Wind". Rob is having problems with living with his family in Sydney during the gold fever of the 1850s. ISBN: 000184346X. Our Book No: 22520. $13 AUD.

385. Thorn, Julia (1990). Seeing Sydney by Bicycle. Kenthurst, NSW: Kangaroo. 191 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A comprehensive collection of bike rides in all parts of the Sydney area. The suggested routes include visits to National Parks, ocean and harbour beaches, riverside reserves, formal gardens and buildings of historical interest. Introductory sections give information on bicycle choice, clothing, getting fit to ride, using public transport, and safe riding on city streets. The author has spent many years riding a bicycle around Sydney. ISBN: 0864173067. Our Book No: 28494. $13 AUD.

386. 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.

387. 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.

388. Todd, Laura; Midlam, Amanda (editor) (1987). A Place Like Home: Growing Up in the School of Industry 1915 - 1922. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 176 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. The three Laverni girls were placed in the School of Industry girls home, Petersham (in Sydney's inner west), when their mother became seriously ill and their father was fighting in World War I (WW1). Their father reclaimed the children seven years later. Laura, the youngest girl, wrote this memoir of her harsh and deprived experiences in this orphanage. ISBN: 086806288X. Our Book No: 15039. $12 AUD.

389. 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, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, 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.

390. Tognolini, John (2010). The Mountain City Murders. Port Adelaide, SA: Ginninderra Press. 112 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition. Australian crime fiction. A roller-coaster ride of a story involving not just a murder in a World Heritage Area, but corruption, drugs, misuse of police power, political protest ... and how not to run a pub in the small tourist and commuter town of Mountain City. About tree-changers who escaped the rat race of an expensive city (Sydney) to live in this small community - but come into conflict with reckless developers. ISBN: 9781740276283. Our Book No: 15376. $20 AUD.

391. 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.

392. Turner, Ethel (1992). Seven Little Australians (Reprint ed) [Australian Children's Classics]. Sydney: Bluegum / Angus & Robertson. 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tiny faint remainder mark base spine. Written in 1894. Classic tale for young adults of life in early Sydney. ISBN: 0207173370. Our Book No: 20234. $10 AUD.

393. 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.

394. 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.

395. Ure Smith, Sydney; Stevens, Bertram (introduction) (1920). A Catalogue of the Etchings of Sydney Ure Smith: With an Original Etching and Twelve Reproductions of Etchings by the Artist; and an Introduction by Bertram Stevens. Sydney: Privately Printed. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback quarto, cardboard covers (black & red paper title label), white cloth spine (faintly toned), very good condition, black & white engravings, untrimmed edges (lightly toned), spine ends little bumped, pages faintly toned as usual, some edgewear corners, rubber stamp front free flyleaf, autograph (artist's written name),. (No 29 of a limited edition of 50 copies. Rare and desirable.) Contains an original etching as the frontispiece ("The Little Porch, Campbelltown"), and 12 tipped-in plates. Printed on Japon vellum on a hand press by Percy G. Green at the Smith & Julius Art Studios, Sydney. At the rear is a complete list of Sam Ure Smith's 70 etchings, from which this selection was chosen. (Rubber stamp of Deutscher Fine Art.). Our Book No: 14610. $300 AUD.

396. 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.

397. 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, minor edgewear, corners front cover creased. 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. $14 AUD.

398. Waite, Di; Deger, Dorothy (editor) (1983). Di Waite's Palm Beach Cookery Book: A Collection of Simply Exquisite Recipes (1st ed). Sydney, Cammeray: Horwitz Grahame. 114 pp. Hardback square, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers, spine lightly faded, small dent front cover near spine, autograph (author's written dedication on title page). Collection of recipes, illustrated by sketches of local places in Palm Beach, a northern suburb of Sydney (Australia). ISBN: 0725514957. Our Book No: 25224. $20 AUD.

399. Walker, J. C. (Jim); Hunt, Christine (assistance) (1988). Louts and Legends: Male Youth Culture in an Inner-City School (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 192 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. A qualitative study of the interactions of social class, ethnicity and gender among youths at a school, presumably in Sydney's inner west, with followup after leaving school. The youths are grouped into four distinct styles: footballers (macho Aussie), competitive Greeks, friendly handballers, and three artistic friends. ISBN: 0043303927. Our Book No: 12270. $13 AUD.

400. Walraven, Erna; Hale, Rebecca (illustrator) (1990). Taronga Zoo's Guide to the Care of Urban Wildlife (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 157 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour photos, minor foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), minor foxing edges, small scuff marks bottom two pages. This book answers the many questions that staff of zoos across Australia get asked regarding the care of native wildlife they find injured in backyards and by the roadside. The book is a step-by-step guide to nursing injured animals back to health, and a handbook on how to share living space with our unique wildlife. ISBN: 0044422555. Our Book No: 23757. $25 AUD.

401. 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.

402. Warne, Catherine (1997). Guide to the Gardens of the Blue Mountains (Possible revised ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Kingsclear Books. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, card covers, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, map, minimal edgewear. Cover subtitle: A Seasonal Guide to 50 Gardens Opening to the public. Some of the gardens changed since this book was published, but it is still full of useful information and an important part of the Blue Mountains garden history. ISBN: 0908272510. Our Book No: 23557. $10 AUD.

403. Washington, Judy; Rees, Lloyd (foreword) (1989). Artists of Lane Cove [Local Studies Monograph, No 3]. Sydney, Lane Cove: Lane Cove Public Library. 128 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & etching, colour plates, corner tips front cover scuffed, minor edgewear. This wonderful book originated from a photographic exhibition in October 1987 by the local Studies Collection of Lane Cove Public Library. The subject was inspired by the abundance of artistic talent that has existed in Lane Cove in the 20th century. The order of artists relates to the date which they arrived in Lane Cove (a northern Sydney suburb). The author states that it is a historical record of the artists' lives and what they have contributed, and their relationship with Lane Cove. ISBN: 0949622028. Our Book No: 29295. $20 AUD.

404. Waugh, James William (1978). The Stranger's Guide to Sydney, Arranged in a Series of Walks With a Map of the City [etc]. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 34 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, red cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), few black & white drawings, large foldout map inside rear cover, top edge faintly foxed, minor edgewear. Title continues: "And directory of the various streets & public buildings, favourite pleasure excursions in the neighbourhood, coach & steam info &c, &c." This walking guide to Sydney was originally published by the author in Sydney in 1861. This facsimile edition is limited to 1000 copies. The author was a Sydney bookseller and stationer. Contains a directory of Sydney and adverts at rear. ISBN: 0908120214. Our Book No: 16296. $30 AUD.

405. Westfield, Mark (2003). HIH: The Inside Story of Australia's Biggest Corporate Collapse. Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos. When the Sydney-based mega-insurance group HIH collapsed in March 2001 posting losses of $5.3 billion, the Australian business community literally came to a standstill. Overnight, many insurance quotes were priced out of reach, and many medicos, child care centres and sports clubs had to close. Mark Whitfield, a journalist with the Australian newspaper, exposes a shocking tale of corporate greed. ISBN: 1740310640. Our Book No: 15297. $15 AUD.

406. Weston, James (editor); Brown, Michelle (editor) (2000). Sydney 2000: The Games of the XXVII Olympiad: The Official Souvenir Book (2nd ed). Melbourne, Southbank: Herald and Weekly Times Ltd / News Custom Publishing. 314 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour photos, few black & white photos, minor crease jacket. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This official illustrated souvenir book is a lasting tribute to the athletes who have dedicated a life's work, just to be part of this one moment in time: The Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000. Contains a list of all medal winners at the game, plus an honour roll of all Australian medal winners since the game began. ISBN: 1876719443. Our Book No: 24815. $30 AUD.

407. Wheatley, Nadia (1984). The House That Was Eureka (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking Kestrel. 197 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, good condition, covers & spine little faded, edges & pages lightly toned, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, scuff front free flyleaf (biro price rubbed out), one page removed between publisher's details & contents (no text lost). First edition. A novel for young adults, short-listed by the Children's Book Council of Australia. Powerful things happen when Evie (16) and Noel (15) meet in Sydney's dilapidated inner city suburb of Newtown. ISBN: 0670800821. Our Book No: 27819. $10 AUD.

408. Wheatley, Nadia; Buczynski, Waldemar (drawings) & Phillips, Neil (drawings) (1984). Dancing in the Anzac Deli: Based on a Screenplay by Nadia Wheatley and Terry Larsen (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 119 pp. Hardback small, good condition, black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers, pages lightly toned, light foxing edges & few pages, tiny scuff marks edges, base spine & bottom corners little rubbed, cover corners little bumped, tiny cuts top edges few pages, top corners two pages creased (bookmark), sticker (number) inside rear cover. Children's novel about Newtown (Sydney). Sequel to "Five Times Dizzy". Now part of the TV mini-series "Five Times Dizzy". Commended in the Australian Children's Book of the Year awards. ISBN: 0195545761. Our Book No: 27818. $10 AUD.

409. Wheatley, Nadia (2001). The House That Was Eureka (Revised ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 412 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner front cover creased, edges lightly toned as common, minor edgewear. An award-winning Australian novel about homelessness and unemployment, originally. Powerful things happen when Evie (16) and Noel (15) meet in Sydney's dilapidated inner city suburb of Newtown. It's 1981 and Evie has left school but can't find work, and her family has just moved into the run-down suburb. Noel lives in the adjoining terrace. This revised edition has expanded the story and incorporated new factual material. ISBN: 0141004126. Our Book No: 16069. $12 AUD.

410. White, Judith (editor); Capon, Edmund (foreword) (2000). Australian Art: A Look Magazine Special (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant Magazines / Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 58 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled, thin card covers, few black & white text-photos, colour text-photos (paintings), minor creasing along spine, minor edgewear. This art magazine contains articles on Asian culture, images of the land, Australian icons, contemporary Aboriginal art, advertisements, catalogue art, Art Gallery of New South Wales details, articles by Tom Keneally, Bruce Beresford, Roger Law, Steve Moneghetti, Harry Seidler, Cheryl Barker, and Peter Coleman-Wright. Our Book No: 28081. $10 AUD.

411. 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.

412. Williams, Bruce (2005). Making and Breaking Universities: Memoirs of Academic Life in Australia and Britain 1936 - 2004 (1st ed). Sydney, Paddington: Macleay Press. 329 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, frontispiece, minimal edgewear jacket. This book is a revealing look at university politics and governance. The author writes about his experiences as a university administrator and advisor to governments in both New South Wales and Britain. The book also looks at globalisation and economic reform on academic values. ISBN: 1876492147. Our Book No: 28153. $30 AUD.

413. Williams, Pamela (2013). Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch & the Ultimate Revenge. Sydney: HarperCollins. 352 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, folded corner one page. An incisive, hard-hitting and utterly compelling exposure of media, powerful mates and multimillion-dollar deals. The inside story of the decline of hallowed media company Fairfax, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review. Covers 15 years of lost opportunity and mismanagement, this story culminates in Fairfax's catastrophic loss of the classified advertising market to the internet, as the famous 'rivers of gold' run dry. the savage twist in the tale is that the new companies dominating the online advertising market were not just hungry internet start-ups - but one by one, each of the new leaders in the field came under the direct influence of two traditional media tycoons, James Packer and Lachlan Murdoch, both intent on expanding their own online businesses. With exclusive and unprecedented access to both Murdoch and Packer, as well as an extraordinary line-up of Australian business leaders and influential powerbrokers, this is a powerful insiders' story of the deals, the power plays and the machinations behind the influential media organisation's decline. ISBN: 9780732297664. Our Book No: 16681. $20 AUD.

414. Wills, Colin; Pidgeon, W. E. (WEP) (illustrator) (1982). Rhymes of Sydney (Reissue ed). Sydney: Pylon Press. 47 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers, stapled, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, bottom corner cover & pages creased, owner's rubber stamp, autograph (author's written name). This collectable book was first published in 1933. It is an exuberant memento of Sydney in the 1930s as seen through the eyes of poet and journalist Colin Wills. (From the Barry Humphries library. Affixed to inside front cover: signed & dated letter to Dame Edna from Dorothy Pidgeon, the cartoonist's wife.). ISBN: 0959359214. Our Book No: 21869. $15 AUD.

415. 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.

416. Wilson, Edwin; McAlpine, Elizabeth (drawings) (1985). The Dragon Tree: A Selection of Poems (1st ed). Sydney: Woodbine Press. 100 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears, edges little rubbed). This is a limited edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. This book is the author's second book of poetry. The author is a poet and botanist with an interest in history. The title is named for The Dragon Tree (Dracaena draco) in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney. This book is about time, destiny, memory and death. ISBN: 0949557048. Our Book No: 28159. $20 AUD.

417. Wilson, Edwin; Farrant, Penny (editor) (2004). Poetry of Place: Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney (Revised ed). Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust. 208 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, pictorial endpapers, minor edgewear. This book explores the memorials, buildings, roads, gates, holes in the ground, and special plantings that litter one of the world's most spectacularly sited botanic gardens. The author is a poet and botanist with an interest in history. Revised edition of "The Wishing Tree" published in 1992 by Kangaroo Press. Includes a section on Centennial Park, which was under the administration of the Botanic Gardens from 1888 until 1980. ISBN: 0975670808. Our Book No: 23130. $40 AUD.

418. Wilson, Hec. D. (1981). Presbyterian Saga 150 years, St Andrew's Scots of Australia: 1831, Sydney Town, Rose Bay Parish, 1981 (Presbyterian Saga 1831 - 1981). Sydney, Rose Bay: St Andrew's Scots. 60 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, card cover (blue hard plastic strip binding), very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, rear cover & last page corner creased, rear cover lightly faded, owner's written name front cover. A history (covering 150 years) of the St Andrew's Scots Presbyterian Church in Australia, which first stood in Kent Street, Sydney (from 1831), but was later (1913) moved to Rose Bay in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Our Book No: 13331. $20 AUD.

419. 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.

420. Witcombe, Eleanor (1949). [PLAYBILL] The Bushranger. Sydney, Mosman: Mosman Children's Theatre Club (MCTC). 4 pp. Folded sheet, single, good plus condition, pages creased & lightly toned. This small pamphlet lists the cast of this play for children. Also presents the story behind "The Bushranger". It is a tale of happenings on the old Bathurst Road during the turbulent days of the Gold Rush. The rear pages contains a notice for an exhibition of children's art, as well a list of committee members of the MCTC. Our Book No: 15471. $10 AUD.

421. 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.

422. Wright, Don (1997). Alan Walker: Conscience of the Nation. Sydney: Openbook Publishers. 312 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, autograph (author's and subject's written name). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Biography of the Methodist minister, evangelistic preacher and superintendent of the Sydney Central Mission. He founded of the pioneering Life Line (Lifeline) telephone counselling service. ISBN: 0859108368. Our Book No: 14501. $28 AUD.

423. 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.

424. 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.

425. 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.

426. 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.