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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

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

NO MORE HIDING Stories Form Survivors of Domestic Abuse

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Broadmeadows Womens House: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16407


Ticks in biro to some sections or quotes. ; Collection of stories written by victims of domestic violence intended to breakdown isolation and recrimination felt by so many women who suffer alone. 125gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages 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

CHANGE THE WORLD FOR TEN BUCKS 50 Actions to Change the World and Make You Feel Great

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hardie Grant Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15766


New Book contains 50 simple everyday actions showing how anyone can make a difference. Based on UK publication Change the World for a Fiver. Comes with wrist band Change the World. 350gms weight ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 50 pages 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

BEYOND THE ACT Queensland Aborigines and Islanders : What Do We Want?

By: N/A

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Queensland, Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18614


Surface wear to cover; Publication prepared as basis for submission to the review of Queensland Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders Acts (1971). Foreword by Senator Neville Bonner, contains recommendations and draft legislation, results of a black-controlled survey by Matt Foley. 350gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages View more info

POST SCRIPTS 1988 BOYER LECTURES Bob Hawke; Hugh Stretton; Roma Mitchell; Zelman Cowen; Bernard Smith; Shirley Hazzard; Manning Clark; H C Coombs

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australian Broadcasting Corporation: 1989

Seller ID: 27122


Eight previous Boyer Lecturers invited to reflect on themes from earlier appearances and present context. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages View more info

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

By: N/A

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

ABORIGINAL CHILDREN AT SCHOOL Special Problems and Special Needs

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New South Wales Teachers Federation:

Seller ID: 27325


Owner's name first page, underlining in pencil ; Stapled binding booklet. Seeks to raise some points which may stimulate the thinking of teachers about an urgent social problem. Sign language, string games illustrated. Suggested reading. 1970 edition as owner's date is 1971. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 24 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

WE ARE AUSTRALIAN Under the Auspices of the Australian Multicultural Foundation

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Melbourne, We Are Australian Art Inc:

Seller ID: 27504


Mild wear to edges of black cover. ; Catalogue of colour prints all 30x40 cm created during 1999. A visual celebration of contemporary Australia 300 artists salute and honour the diversity of our culture. ; Color Illustrations; 97 pages View more info

POLES APART ON AUSTRALIA'S FUTURE It's Your Choice

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Labor Party:

Seller ID: 25332


Crease top corner of front cover; Authorised by R D Hogg, sets out Labor's policy and objections to John Hewson's proposed taxation reform and other policies. Index, one or two lines of highlighting. 400gms weight; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 202 pages View more info

SHOWING FACE Chinese Identity in Regional Victoria from 1850s to Federation. a Travelling Exhibition Produced by the Golden Dragon Museum November 2000

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bendigo, Victoria, Golden Dragon Museum: 2000

Seller ID: 29932


Signed by Russell Jack Director of Golden Dragon Museum 2001. Stapled booklet with historic b/w photos of early Chinese in regional Victoria with text. Attracted during the gold rush many remained, intermarried and made a valuable contribution to the development of Victoria pre-federation. 100gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Signed by Associated View more info

BEYOND THE SMOKE : FIRES, DESTRUCTION AND IMAGES OF HOPE ( INTERVIEWS BY DANNY LANNEN

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Halls Gap (vic), FOGGS: 2007

Seller ID: 30116


Surface wear to front cover where inner flap rubs. ; Glossy colour photos depict the calamity and impact of the 2005/2006 bushfire that destroyed much of the Grampians National Park in western Victoria. Interviews with those affected, personal accounts testament to their strength to rebuild. 600gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 128 pages View more info

GUIDE THROUGH GIRLHOOD : A RELIABLE SEX EDUCATION BOOK FOR GIRLS 8 TO 11 YEARS

By: N/A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Sydney, Father & Son Movement of Australia:

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 30572


Revised regraded eleventh edition. August 1966 reprint. No 1 in a graded series of sex education booklets "written in simple language and suitably illustrated, to prove a fresh blessing in many Australian homes." stapled binding. 80gms weight ; Guide Series; Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages View more info

GUIDE THROUGH TEEN YEARS : A RELIABLE SEX EDUCATION BOOK FOR GIRLS 12 TO 14 YEARS

By: N/A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Sydney, Father & Son Movement of Australia: 1966

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 30573


No 2 in a graded series of sex education booklets "designed to provide instruction and guidance to the early teen year girl." stapled binding. 80gms weight ; Guide Series; Vol. 2; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages View more info

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GUIDE THROUGH BOYHOOD : A RELIABLE SEX EDUCATION BOOK FOR BOYS 8 TO 11 YEARS

By: N/A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Sydney, Father & Son Movement of Australia: 1962

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 30574


No 2 in a graded series of sex education booklets "gives a brief but clear and accurate account of the creation of the human being and his development before and after birth" stapled binding. 80gms weight ; Guide Series; Vol. 4; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages View more info

TELL YOUR CHILD THE TRUTH A Practical Guide to Parents on Sex Education from the Pre-School Child to the Adolescent

By: N/A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Sydney, Father & Son Movement of Australia: 1965

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 30575


10th revised edition, August 1965. No 9 in a graded series of sex education booklets to assist parents who were given little or no formal instruction in this area. Glossary. Stapled binding. 80gms weight ; Guide Series; Vol. 9; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 48 pages View more info

BASIC ISSUES IN WOMEN'S RIGHTS A Contribution to the UNO International Women's Year in 1975 by the Socialist Party of Australia

By: N/A

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Sydney, Socialist Party of Australia: 1974

Seller ID: 30603


Stapled pamphlet with yellowed broadsheet Human Rights Bill 1973 ( an appraisal by Pastor Daniel ch. Overduin) loosely inserted. 100gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages View more info