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OFFICIAL YEAR BOOK OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA No 53, 1967. Prepared under the Instructions from the Right Honourable the Treasurer by K M Archer Commonwealth Statistician

By: N/A

Price: $19.60

Publisher: Canberra, Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16479


Bumped corners (light) ; Index, pullout maps. Comprehensive coverage of Australia's economy, climate, government, education, statistical summary 1901-1966-7. A special section on Australian Books, "an authoritative and current reference and reading list of books dealing with Australia or of Australian authorship wherever published. " 1.8kg weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo ; 1336 pages View more info

A NATION UNITED - 9 MAY 2001 A Joint Commemorative Meeting of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Centenary Commemoration Ceremony

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Centenary of Federation Victoria: 2001

Seller ID: 20723


History of Federation and brief profiles of notable Australians. 650gms weight ; Color Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 64 pages View more info

CANBERRA UP-TO-DATE A Guide for Visitors and Businessmen Giving Useful, Up-To-Date Facts about Australia's National Capital

By: N/A

Price: $18.78

Publisher: Canberra, Rampart Publishing:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20928


Pre 1966 edition, directory with foldout map - never used, stapled binding. 250gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages View more info

MAFFRA PAST AND PRESENT

By: N/A

Price: $20.43

Publisher: Maffra and District Historical Society:

Seller ID: 21025


Mark on cover where sticker removed. ; Oblong shape, stapled binding with historic b/w photos 125gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Australian Christmas in Days Gone By

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Price: $7.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Mcphee Gribble: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1616


Blank soft cover with illustrated jacket and flaps.52p. Extracts and descriptions of Christmas in Australia's past. Old fashioned illustrations. Gift inscription inside front cover.; 16mo View more info

TOWARDS A SOCIALIST AUSTRALIA How the Labor Movement Can Fight Back. Documents of the Socialist Workers Party

By: N/A

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Sydney, Pathfinder Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18091


A comprehensive socialist analysis and criticism of the political line and programme of the ALP and trade union leadership. Clean text, no creases. 220gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 170 pages View more info

Australia As it is or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life. with Notices of New Zealand. by a Clergyman Thirteen Years Resident in the Interior of New South Wales

By: N/A

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Rutland Vermont, Charles E Tuttle Co,: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7411


258p. Almost new, except for closed tear to top of spine front cover. ; 8vo View more info

THE FOURTH PART OF THE WORLD An Exhibition Concerning the Discovery, Settlement and Exploration of the Continent of Australia. Offered to the American People on Behalf of the Australian People, As a Tribute to the Bicentenary of the United States

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14768


Scuffing to fold on front cover side edge ; Stapled binding, b/w and colour illustrated catalogue which accompanied the exhibition circulated under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution Travelling Exhibition Service. Chapters and exhibits on discovery, Aborigines, European settlement and history of Australia with detailed listing of exhibit items and their sources. Museums, libraries and galleries from around Australia contributed items to mount the display.180gms ... View more info

TWO NATIONS The Causes and Effects of the Rise of the One Nation Party in Australia

By: N/A

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Bookman Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19215


Small chip to side edge of front cover. ; Various contributors, photos by Andrew Meares, foreword by Robert Manne. 250gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages View more info

That Land of Exiles: Scots in Australia

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Essex, United Kingdom, Stationery Office Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6361


132 pages, index, b/w colour illustrations. ; 8vo View more info

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT IN VICTORIA 1856 - 1956

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Government Printer: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19466


bumped corners; Red cover with gold lettering, glossy paper. Brief profiles of Members of Parliament in Victoria 1956, past Premiers, Governors. Vital statistics for the century, Chronology, Members of Ministries, List of members of Parliament since responsible government. 1.2 kg weight; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 266 pages View more info

The Bulletin : 1880 - 1980. One Hundred Years of Australia's Best. Souvenir Edition 100th Anniversary Issue January 1980

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Price: $13.17

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Consolidated Press: 1980

Seller ID: 11432


400p. The Bulletin Centenary edition contains current events and articles, cartoons, special items from the Bulletin's huge archives. Patrick White on Flaws in the Glass, Morris Lurie, Keneally, Dorothy Hewitt, Mary Gilmore and many more literary figures. No creases to spine, date written in ink on bottom edge of first page. 750gms weight.; 4to View more info

THE HOME FRONT FAMILY ALBUM Remembering Australia 1939-1945. Introduction by Nancy Keesing

By: N/A

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Sydney, Weldon Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13718


Shelfwear to base of book; Unclipped jacket, index. Profusely illustrated survey of life in Australia on the Home Front month by difficult month of World War 2. A social history. 1.25kg weight; Color Photographs; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages View more info

Australia's National Trusts Historic Places

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Price: $26.50

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Council of National Trusts: 1982

Seller ID: 12686


1993 reprint of combined volumes in 1.584p, illustrated.2.5kg weight. ; 4to View more info

WHITLAM AND FROST The Full Text of Their Tv Conversations Plus Exclusive New Interviews. Articles by Laurie Oakes, Richard Farmer, Mungo MacCallum. Cartoons by Tanner and Norm Mitchell

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Sundial Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17801


Creased spine; Interviews with David Frost during 1973 with background and articles by well known political journalists. 250gms weight ; Cartoons; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages View more info

THE ROYAL TOUR OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 1953-54

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Price: $10.50

Publisher: Melbourne, The Argus:

Seller ID: 27136


Rubbing to royal blue cover along spine. ; Map of the route inside cover. Yellowed newsprint paper, historic photos. Consolidated Press, gold lettering on cover. Family tree from Queen Victoria inside rear cover. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

OVERSEAS WAR BRIDES Stories from the Women Who Followed Their Hearts to Australia

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Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Seller ID: 22760


Stories contributed by women who married World War 2 servicemen. 350gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages View more info

STYLE BOOK The Herald; the Sun News-Pictorial; the Weekly Times; the Sporting Globe; Listener In-Tv; Australasian Post; Home Beautiful; Aircraft: Your Garden

By: N/A

Price: $46.50

Publisher: Melbourne, The Herald: 1958

Seller ID: 15407


Darkened endpapers, rubbed cloth spine, board covers pale blue. ; Revises and enlarges the contents of a series of Herald Style Books published since 1951. First that has been applied to all publications of the House, aim is to unify changes are to speed up production. Alphabetical rulings and guidance - legal, general and parliamentary. Insights into journalism history, appropriate language eg New Australians is preferred to refugees or displaced persons. Clean text.200... View more info

CONSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED GRAND LODGE OF ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF VICTORIA Containing the General Charges, Laws, Rules and Regulations , Etc. 1937 Published under the Authority of the Grand Lodge by Wm Stewart, Grand Secretary.

By: N/A

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Harston, Partridge & Co: 1937

Seller ID: 15436


Index. Summary of charges and regulations, regalia, subordinate lodges.Comes with copy Of the BY-Laws of the Gippsland Lodge No.51, a separate 13 page booklet 100 grams weight; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 150 pages View more info

AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES number 108 april 1997

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Price: $8.50

Publisher: University of Melbourne: 1997

Seller ID: 27931


1inch closed tear spine edge of title page which has copyright stamp. ; Clean text, no creases, paper starting to yellow. Articles on Govt assisted migration from UK in 19th century, Responses to wife desertion in Vic goldrush, Rocks Sydney 1788-1820; AFL1996 Centenary Celebrations; Elizabeth Kenny. ; Vol. 28; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages View more info