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Wildflower. The Barbara Crawford Thompson Story.

by Warren, Raymond J.

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Third Revised Edition
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2012
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Paperback
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9780646499828
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Brisbane: The Author, 2012. 256pp, sources, bw ills, map. Pictorial card. Near new. SIGNED by author on title page. Barbara Crawford Thompson presented herself to the HMS Rattlesnake near the tip of Cape York after spending time living as a 'native' with the headhunting natives of Murralagh (Prince of Wales West) Island in the Torres Strait. Her story is largely… Read more about this item
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When River Was Roadway. Pioneer Farmers of Brisbane's Seventeen Mile Rocks District.

by Gordon, Meg; Farbotko, Deidre; Matthews, Therese; et al

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Second Edition
Published
2011
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Paperback
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Brisbane: Centenary Suburbs Historical Society, 2011. vi, 316pp, index, num bw ills, maps, charts, genealogical charts, chronologies.. Pictorial card. Minor stain on inside of front cover and title page (apparently from a bug being squished), otherwise very light edge wear to cover. A comprehensive study of pioneering farmers in the region with plenty of biographical detail.. Second Edition. Soft Cover.… Read more about this item
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We Seemed to Get There! from Deck Cadet and Deck Officer in Time of war and Peasce, to a Ship's Captain and Sydney Harbour Sea Pilot.

by Bolles, Captain Herbert W.

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First Edition
Published
1997
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Paperback
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9780646316086
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Sydney: University of Western Sydney, 1997. 473pp, bibliography. White pictorial card. Light edge wear, spotty foxing to cover. SIGNED by author on title page. Experiences at sea during WWII and after including time as a Port Jackson sea pilot.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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Voice of the Wilderness.

by Teece, C.W.; Pike, Glenville.

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Very Good
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First Edition
Published
1978
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Paperback
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9780959896046
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Rockhampton: C.W. Treece, 1978. 227pp, bw ills. Blue boards in jacket.Jacket foxed and lightly rubbed with 1cm tear at top front, some foxing to endpaper/prelims. Scarce in any edition and almost unobtainable in hard cover. Living in a bark hut with packhorses to bring in supplies every three months, the Teece family pioneered a million acres in one of the… Read more about this item
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Such is Life. Being certain Extracts from the Diary of Tom Collins.

by Collins, Tom.

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Very Good
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Fourth Printing Thus.
Published
1956
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780858357037
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1956. 371pp. Tan cloth in jacket. Several short tears and small chips to jacket which also has some light surface silverfishing to rear panel. Prev owner name pencilled on frotn free endpaper, light even toning to page edges. A nice fresh copy. This classic of Australian literature first appeared 1903 in The Bulletin and first… Read more about this item
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The Hamilton Island Story. One Man's Dream.

by The Friends of Keith Williams.

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First Edition
Published
2012
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Paperback
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9780646591025
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Sydney: Carter Film & Book Publishing, 2012. 112pp + col photos front & rear, bw photos throughout. Or pictorial card covers with integral flaps. As new. Tribute to Keith Williams and the transformation of Hamilton Island from a degraded grazing lease to a world-class tourist destination.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo.
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Who Was This Man Called Monash? General Sir John Monash GCMG KCB VD 27 June 1865-8 October 1931.

by Blankfield, Allan.

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First Edition
Published
2014
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Paperback
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9780987529701
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Melbourne: Tribute Publications, 2014. 195pp, bw & col ills. Pictorial card. Very light edge wear to cover. Presents an interesting snapshot of Monash's life, inspiration, impact and dedicated contribution to his country.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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Ron Edwards and the Fight for Australian Tradition.

by McKenry, Keith.

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Fine
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First Edition
Published
2023
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Hardcover
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9781922952042
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Melbourne: Arcadia Publications, 2023. ix, 362pp, index, notes, bibliography, bw & few col ills. Black cloth in jacket. As new. Explores a life dedicated to saving Australia's bush crafts, songs and ancient rock art. Ron Edwards is perhaps best known for his series of Bushcrat volumes.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.
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Australian Genesis and Exodus. The Stories of Derwent Lees and Horace Brodsky, Their Lives, their Families and Their In-common friends and Acquaintances.

by Lew, Henry R.

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First Edition
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2023
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Hardcover
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9781922768032
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Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers, 2023. HEAVY. viii, 332pp, index, bibliography, 151 col plates. Pictorial glossy boards. As new. A dive into the lives of 2 unfairly neglected Australian artists. Lees work has toured Australia on numerous occasion in mixed exhibitions of British and French modern masters, Few realize that Brodzky was the first Australian artist to produce an abstract work of… Read more about this item
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Queen Emma. The Samoan-American Girl Who Founded an Empire in 19th Century New Guinea.

by Robson, R.W.

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First Paperback
Published
2013
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Paperback
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9781876561802
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Brisbane: Pictorial Press Australia, 2013. 245pp, index, notes, appendix, bw ills, maps. Pictorial card. As new. The true story of the Samoan-American girl (Emma Forsyth) who defied convention and founded a commercial empire in 19th century New Guinea.. First Paperback. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo.
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The Hated Protector. The Story of Charles Wightman Sievwright, Protector of Aborigines 1839-42.

by Arkley, Lindsey.

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Fine
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First Edition
Published
2000
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Hardcover
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9780646404219
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Melbourne: Orbit Press, 2000. x, 509pp, index, bibliography, notes, bw ills. Maroon cloth in jacket. Light foxing to page edges, else as new. Sievwright lived in what is now the Western District of Victoria and in his role as Assistant Aboriginal Protector where he tried to save the Aborigines of the district from extinction. The book draws largely on original… Read more about this item
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Andrew Fisher. Prime Minister of Australia.

by Day, David.

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First Edition
Published
2008
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Hardcover
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9780732276102
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Sydney: Fourth Estate, 2008. xi, 496pp, index, bibliography, endnotes, bw ills. Black boards in jacket. Page edges, prelims and margins toned, otherwise excellent. Biography of Andrew Fisher who served three stints as Prime Minister of Australia, the first from 1908.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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Magnificent Failure. The Life and Times of Enoch William Rudder 1801-1888- Founder of Kempsey.

by Rudder, Major Lionel J.V.; Riggs, Patricia (edited by)

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First Edition
Published
1986
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Paperback
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9780958848206
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Kempsey, NSW: Kempsey Shire Council., 1986. 112pp, index, appendices, bw ills. Cream card with black cloth tape spine. Very slight edge wear to cover. As well as the founding of Kemsey and the original settlers the book includes Rudder's time on both the Calfornia and Australian goldfields.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/None, as Issued.. 4to.
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Early Days in North Queensland.

by Palmer, Edward.

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First Paperback
Published
1983
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Paperback
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9780207141430
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1983. 264pp. Pictorial card. Foxing to page edges/prelims, minor scuff to top and bottom of spine. Edward Palmer settled at Canobie on the Cloncurry River between Normanton and Cloncurry. He represented the district of Burke, later known as Carpentaria, retiring in 1893. First published in 1903.. First Paperback. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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Lawrence M. Judd & Hawaii [An Autobiography]

by Judd, Lawrence M. (as told to Lytle, Hugh W.)

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First Edition
Published
1971
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Hardcover
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9780804809108
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Rutland, Vt: Charles E Tuttle Co, 1971. 296pp, frontis portrait. Maroon cloth in jacket. Very slight edge wear to jacket, very slight fading to spine. Lawrence Judd was the grandson of early missionaries and his father was Chief Justice of the Hawaiian Supreme Court. He became Governor of Hawaii from 1929-1934 and in 1953 Governor of American Samoa.. First Edition.… Read more about this item
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Bennelong Profile. Dreamtime Reveries of a Native of Sydney Cove.

by Brodsky, Isadore.

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First Edition
Published
1973
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Hardcover
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9780959903935
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Sydney: University Co-Operative Bookshop Ltd., 1973. 95pp, index, appendix, references/notes, endpaper maps/ills, faint image of Bennelong at top of each page. Borwn leatherette with gilt embossed bust of Bennelong to front, in publsihers plastic (glassine?) jacket. Short cracks at base of jacket spine now reinforced with clear tape. News clipping relating the author's death taped in opposite title page. SIGNED… Read more about this item
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Trials & Tribulations of a Queenslander (of the Burnett districts)

by MacDonald, M. T.

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First Edition
Published
1970
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Paperback
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Queensland: The Author, 1970. 105pp, bw ills. Light card with black cloth tape spien. Sticker shadow to front, stain to rear cover and light marks to front. Reminiscences of the Burnett District in Queensland. No date but c1970 stencilled publication.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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Jackson Pollock. An American Saga.

by Naifeh, Steven; Smith, Gergory White.

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First UK Edition.
Published
1990
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Hardcover
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9780712638661
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London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1990. 934pp, index, notes, bibliography, 175 bw & 12 col ills. White boards with white cloth spine in jacket. Minor edge wear to jacket, page edges foxed, tiny black spot to bottom edge, slightly shaken. Biography of American abstract painter Jackson Pollock .. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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From the Hands of the Wicked.

by Lawman, Tony.

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First Edition
Published
1960
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Hardcover
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London: Robert Hale, 1960. 191pp, index, bibliography, bw ills, map. Maroon cloth in jacket. Jacket price-clipped with several short tears and small chips, remaining bright and fresh. Small bookseller label to front free endpaper, light foxing to prelims and page edges. Biography of early Scottish missionary to central Africa and the Congo, Frederick Stanley Arnot.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more about this item
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Gold Fever.

by Hoste, Skipper; Davies, N.S. (edited by)

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First Edition
Published
1977
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Paperback
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9780869180136
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Salisbury, Zimbabwe: Pioneer Head, 1977. 143pp, bw ills. Pictorial card with integral flaps. Cover rubbed at folds. Skipper Hoste was Captain of B Troop of the Pioneer Corps and in charge of the flag raising ceremony at Fort Salisbury (Rhodesia) in 1890. This book is a personal account of the occupation and settlement of Rhodesia, including the search for… Read more about this item
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